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Flank steak vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flank steak
Flank steak contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.835g)
Which food is cheaper?
Flank steak
Flank steak is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Pork
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
40
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
33
Flank steak
27
Pork

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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3
Pork
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Copper +12.3%
Contains more Zinc +105%
Contains more Potassium +24.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Equal in Calcium - 19
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Copper +12.3%
Contains more Zinc +105%
Contains more Potassium +24.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Equal in Calcium - 19

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
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6
Pork
Contains more Vitamin E +31%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +132.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1069.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +31%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +132.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1069.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.1%

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
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Flank steak
0%
Pork
Fats
38%
Flank steak
64%
Pork

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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 Pork Opinion
Calories 192 242 Pork
Protein 27.66 27.32 Flank steak
Fats 8.23 13.92 Pork
Vitamin C 0 0.6 Pork
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 79 80 Flank steak
Vitamin D 53 Pork
Iron 1.74 0.87 Flank steak
Calcium 20 19 Flank steak
Potassium 339 423 Pork
Magnesium 23 28 Pork
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.082 0.073 Flank steak
Zinc 4.9 2.39 Flank steak
Starch
Phosphorus 210 246 Pork
Sodium 56 62 Flank steak
Vitamin A 0 7 Pork
Vitamin E 0.38 0.29 Flank steak
Vitamin D 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.075 0.877 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.133 0.321 Pork
Vitamin B3 7.363 5.037 Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.545 0.698 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.579 0.464 Flank steak
Vitamin B12 1.63 0.7 Flank steak
Vitamin K 1.4 0 Flank steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.395 5.23 Flank steak
Monounsaturated Fat 3.317 6.19 Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 0.322 1.2 Pork
Tryptophan 0.182 0.338 Pork
Threonine 1.105 1.234 Pork
Isoleucine 1.259 1.26 Pork
Leucine 2.201 2.177 Flank steak
Lysine 2.338 2.446 Pork
Methionine 0.72 0.712 Flank steak
Phenylalanine 1.093 1.086 Flank steak
Valine 1.372 1.473 Pork
Histidine 0.883 1.067 Pork
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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