Flank steak vs. Beef — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
What are the main differences between Flank steak and Beef?
- Flank steak is richer in Vitamin B6, Selenium, and Vitamin B3, while Beef is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and Monounsaturated Fat.
- Beef's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 42% higher.
- Beef has 2 times less Vitamin B6 than Flank steak. Flank steak has 0.579mg of Vitamin B6, while Beef has 0.382mg.
- Flank steak is lower in Saturated Fat.
We used Beef, flank, steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, broiled and Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled types in this comparison.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Lower in Glycemic Index||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||0µg||3µg|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0g||0.001g|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0g||0.003g|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0g||0.016g|
|Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid||0.012g|
|Omega-3 - ALA||0.044g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet||Equal|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet||Equal|