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Flank steak vs Rib eye steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rib eye steak
Rib eye steak contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.289g)
Which food is cheaper?
Flank steak
Flank steak is cheaper (difference - $2)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
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 Rib eye steak
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Flank steak Rib eye steak
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
29
Rib eye steak
Mineral Summary Score
33
Flank steak
33
Rib eye steak

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 Calcium +81.8%
Contains more Potassium +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.2%
Contains more Iron +28.7%
Contains more Zinc +20.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Equal in Sodium - 54
Contains more Calcium +81.8%
Contains more Potassium +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.2%
Contains more Iron +28.7%
Contains more Zinc +20.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Equal in Sodium - 54

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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Contains more Vitamin E +280%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +28.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +14.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.536
Contains more Vitamin E +280%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +28.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +14.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.536

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
142%
Rib eye steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Flank steak
0%
Rib eye steak
Fats
38%
Flank steak
101%
Rib eye steak

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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 Rib eye steak Opinion
Calories 192 291 Rib eye steak
Protein 27.66 23.69 Flank steak
Fats 8.23 21.81 Rib eye steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 79 80 Flank steak
Vitamin D 7 Rib eye steak
Iron 1.74 2.24 Rib eye steak
Calcium 20 11 Flank steak
Potassium 339 260 Flank steak
Magnesium 23 22 Flank steak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.082 0.08 Flank steak
Zinc 4.9 5.91 Rib eye steak
Starch
Phosphorus 210 152 Flank steak
Sodium 56 54 Rib eye steak
Vitamin A 0 25 Rib eye steak
Vitamin E 0.38 0.1 Flank steak
Vitamin D 0.2 Rib eye steak
Vitamin B1 0.075 0.071 Flank steak
Vitamin B2 0.133 0.287 Rib eye steak
Vitamin B3 7.363 4.908 Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.545 0.536 Flank steak
Vitamin B6 0.579 0.477 Flank steak
Vitamin B12 1.63 2.1 Rib eye steak
Vitamin K 1.4 1.6 Rib eye steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.478 Flank steak
Saturated Fat 3.395 9.684 Flank steak
Monounsaturated Fat 3.317 10.519 Rib eye steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.322 1.027 Rib eye steak
Tryptophan 0.182 0.265 Rib eye steak
Threonine 1.105 1.116 Rib eye steak
Isoleucine 1.259 1.103 Flank steak
Leucine 2.201 2.041 Flank steak
Lysine 2.338 2.269 Flank steak
Methionine 0.72 0.641 Flank steak
Phenylalanine 1.093 0.95 Flank steak
Valine 1.372 1.184 Flank steak
Histidine 0.883 0.888 Rib eye 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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