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Pork vs Flank steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Flank steak
Flank steak is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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 - 1.835g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flank steak
Flank steak contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
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.
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 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)

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.
Pork Flank steak
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork Flank 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
40
Pork
29
Flank steak
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pork
33
Flank 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
Pork
3
:
Contains more Potassium +24.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Copper +12.3%
Contains more Zinc +105%
Equal in Calcium - 20
Equal in Sodium - 56
Contains more Potassium +24.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Copper +12.3%
Contains more Zinc +105%
Equal in Calcium - 20
Equal in Sodium - 56

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
Pork
6
:
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%
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 +∞%

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
164%
Pork
166%
Flank steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Flank steak
Fats
64%
Pork
38%
Flank 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 Pork Flank steak Opinion
Calories 242 192 Pork
Protein 27.32 27.66 Flank steak
Fats 13.92 8.23 Pork
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 80 79 Flank steak
Vitamin D 53 Pork
Iron 0.87 1.74 Flank steak
Calcium 19 20 Flank steak
Potassium 423 339 Pork
Magnesium 28 23 Pork
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.082 Flank steak
Zinc 2.39 4.9 Flank steak
Starch
Phosphorus 246 210 Pork
Sodium 62 56 Flank steak
Vitamin A 7 0 Pork
Vitamin E 0.29 0.38 Flank steak
Vitamin D 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.075 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.133 Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037 7.363 Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.698 0.545 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.579 Flank steak
Vitamin B12 0.7 1.63 Flank steak
Vitamin K 0 1.4 Flank steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 5.23 3.395 Flank steak
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 3.317 Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 0.322 Pork
Tryptophan 0.338 0.182 Pork
Threonine 1.234 1.105 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 1.259 Pork
Leucine 2.177 2.201 Flank steak
Lysine 2.446 2.338 Pork
Methionine 0.712 0.72 Flank steak
Phenylalanine 1.086 1.093 Flank steak
Valine 1.473 1.372 Pork
Histidine 1.067 0.883 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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