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Flank steak vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.355g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flank steak
Flank steak contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Flank steak
Flank steak is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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 Veal
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Veal
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
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
33
Flank steak
30
Veal

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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Veal
Contains more Iron +75.8%
Contains more Calcium +17.6%
Contains more Zinc +26.6%
Contains less Sodium -32.5%
Contains more Copper +25.6%
Equal in Potassium - 337
Equal in Magnesium - 24
Equal in Phosphorus - 217
Contains more Iron +75.8%
Contains more Calcium +17.6%
Contains more Zinc +26.6%
Contains less Sodium -32.5%
Contains more Copper +25.6%
Equal in Potassium - 337
Equal in Magnesium - 24
Equal in Phosphorus - 217

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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Veal
Contains more Vitamin E +153.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +112.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.03
Contains more Vitamin E +153.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +112.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 8.03

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
0%
Flank steak
0%
Veal
Fats
38%
Flank steak
35%
Veal

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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 Veal Opinion
Calories 192 172 Flank steak
Protein 27.66 24.38 Flank steak
Fats 8.23 7.56 Flank steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 79 103 Flank steak
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Iron 1.74 0.99 Flank steak
Calcium 20 17 Flank steak
Potassium 339 337 Flank steak
Magnesium 23 24 Veal
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.082 0.103 Veal
Zinc 4.9 3.87 Flank steak
Starch
Phosphorus 210 217 Veal
Sodium 56 83 Flank steak
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.38 0.15 Flank steak
Vitamin D 0 Veal
Vitamin B1 0.075 0.07 Flank steak
Vitamin B2 0.133 0.27 Veal
Vitamin B3 7.363 8.03 Veal
Vitamin B5 0.545 1.16 Veal
Vitamin B6 0.579 0.39 Flank steak
Vitamin B12 1.63 1.27 Flank steak
Vitamin K 1.4 1.2 Flank steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.395 3.04 Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 3.317 2.84 Flank steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.322 0.55 Veal
Tryptophan 0.182 0.247 Veal
Threonine 1.105 1.065 Flank steak
Isoleucine 1.259 1.201 Flank steak
Leucine 2.201 1.94 Flank steak
Lysine 2.338 2.009 Flank steak
Methionine 0.72 0.569 Flank steak
Phenylalanine 1.093 0.984 Flank steak
Valine 1.372 1.347 Flank steak
Histidine 0.883 0.885 Veal
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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