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Flank steak vs Steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flank steak
Flank steak contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.048g)
Which food is cheaper?
Flank steak
Flank steak is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
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 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 Steak
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 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
Steak
Mineral Summary Score
33
Flank steak
35
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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3
Steak
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +21.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.8%
Contains more Iron +37.9%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Equal in Sodium - 58
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +21.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.8%
Contains more Iron +37.9%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Equal in Sodium - 58

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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5
Steak
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +35%
Contains more Vitamin K +14.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.074
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +126.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +35%
Contains more Vitamin K +14.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.074

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
149%
Steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Flank steak
0%
Steak
Fats
38%
Flank steak
88%
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 Steak Opinion
Calories 192 271 Steak
Protein 27.66 24.85 Flank steak
Fats 8.23 19.02 Steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 79 78 Steak
Vitamin D 6 Steak
Iron 1.74 2.4 Steak
Calcium 20 12 Flank steak
Potassium 339 279 Flank steak
Magnesium 23 23
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.082 0.085 Steak
Zinc 4.9 6.34 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 210 163 Flank steak
Sodium 56 58 Flank steak
Vitamin A 0 25 Steak
Vitamin E 0.38 Flank steak
Vitamin D 0.1 Steak
Vitamin B1 0.075 0.074 Flank steak
Vitamin B2 0.133 0.301 Steak
Vitamin B3 7.363 5.149 Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.545 Flank steak
Vitamin B6 0.579 0.5 Flank steak
Vitamin B12 1.63 2.2 Steak
Vitamin K 1.4 1.6 Steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.395 8.443 Flank steak
Monounsaturated Fat 3.317 9.171 Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.322 0.896 Steak
Tryptophan 0.182 0.278 Steak
Threonine 1.105 1.171 Steak
Isoleucine 1.259 1.157 Flank steak
Leucine 2.201 2.142 Flank steak
Lysine 2.338 2.38 Steak
Methionine 0.72 0.672 Flank steak
Phenylalanine 1.093 0.997 Flank steak
Valine 1.372 1.242 Flank steak
Histidine 0.883 0.931 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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