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Flank steak vs Mortadella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flank steak
Flank steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1190mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.115g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Flank steak
Flank steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Flank steak Mortadella
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Flank steak Mortadella
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
29
Flank steak
2268
Mortadella
Mineral Summary Score
33
Flank steak
36
Mortadella

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +24.3%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +108%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Copper +36.7%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Contains more Iron +24.3%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +108%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Copper +36.7%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Equal in Calcium - 18

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Vitamin E +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +175.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +345.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114937.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +14.3%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.48
Contains more Vitamin E +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +175.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +345.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114937.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +14.3%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.48

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
166%
Flank steak
98%
Mortadella
Carbohydrates
0%
Flank steak
3%
Mortadella
Fats
38%
Flank steak
117%
Mortadella

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Flank steak Mortadella Opinion
Calories 192 311 Mortadella
Protein 27.66 16.37 Flank steak
Fats 8.23 25.39 Mortadella
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 3.05 Mortadella
Cholesterol 79 56 Mortadella
Vitamin D 41 Mortadella
Iron 1.74 1.4 Flank steak
Calcium 20 18 Flank steak
Potassium 339 163 Flank steak
Magnesium 23 11 Flank steak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.082 0.06 Flank steak
Zinc 4.9 2.1 Flank steak
Starch
Phosphorus 210 97 Flank steak
Sodium 56 1246 Flank steak
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.38 0.22 Flank steak
Vitamin D 1 Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.075 0.119 Mortadella
Vitamin B2 0.133 153 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 7.363 2.673 Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.545 0.44 Flank steak
Vitamin B6 0.579 0.13 Flank steak
Vitamin B12 1.63 1.48 Flank steak
Vitamin K 1.4 1.6 Mortadella
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.395 9.51 Flank steak
Monounsaturated Fat 3.317 11.38 Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 0.322 3.12 Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.182 0.152 Flank steak
Threonine 1.105 0.633 Flank steak
Isoleucine 1.259 0.708 Flank steak
Leucine 2.201 1.213 Flank steak
Lysine 2.338 1.262 Flank steak
Methionine 0.72 0.394 Flank steak
Phenylalanine 1.093 0.598 Flank steak
Valine 1.372 0.735 Flank steak
Histidine 0.883 0.52 Flank steak
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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