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Flank steak vs Bockwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Flank steak and Bockwurst

  • Flank steak is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Choline, yet Bockwurst is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Bockwurst is 57% higher.
  • Flank steak contains 3 times more Selenium than Bockwurst. Flank steak contains 29.4µg of Selenium, while Bockwurst contains 11.3µg.
  • Flank steak contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Beef, flank, steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, broiled and Bockwurst, pork, veal, raw.

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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
Contains more Iron +51.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.3%
Contains more Potassium +25.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Zinc +136.7%
Contains more Calcium +105%
Contains more Magnesium +13%
Contains more Copper +22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 66% 17% 90% 30% 8% 134% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 44% 19% 73% 24% 99% 57% 34%
Contains more Iron +51.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.3%
Contains more Potassium +25.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Zinc +136.7%
Contains more Calcium +105%
Contains more Magnesium +13%
Contains more Copper +22%

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 B3 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +89.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +157.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.5%
Contains more Folate +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +4914.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.38
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 8% 0% 0% 19% 31% 139% 33% 134% 7% 204% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 16% 8% 0% 11% 49% 54% 106% 54% 88% 13% 108% 176%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +89.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +157.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.5%
Contains more Folate +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +4914.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.38

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Flank steak Bockwurst
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flank steak Bockwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.95g Bockwurst
Protein 27.66g 14.03g Flank steak
Fats 8.23g 25.87g Bockwurst
Carbs 0g 2.95g Bockwurst
Calories 192kcal 301kcal Bockwurst
Starch g 0g Bockwurst
Fructose g 0.01g Bockwurst
Sugar 0g 1.33g Flank steak
Fiber 0g 1g Bockwurst
Calcium 20mg 41mg Bockwurst
Iron 1.74mg 1.15mg Flank steak
Magnesium 23mg 26mg Bockwurst
Phosphorus 210mg 169mg Flank steak
Potassium 339mg 270mg Flank steak
Sodium 56mg 756mg Flank steak
Zinc 4.9mg 2.07mg Flank steak
Copper 0.082mg 0.1mg Bockwurst
Vitamin A 0IU 256IU Bockwurst
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.38mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Bockwurst
Vitamin D µg 0µg Bockwurst
Vitamin C 0mg 3.2mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.193mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B2 0.133mg 0.233mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B3 7.363mg 5.616mg Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.545mg 0.891mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B6 0.579mg 0.378mg Flank steak
Folate 9µg 17µg Bockwurst
Vitamin B12 1.63µg 0.86µg Flank steak
Vitamin K 1.4µg 70.2µg Bockwurst
Tryptophan 0.182mg 153mg Bockwurst
Threonine 1.105mg 0.613mg Flank steak
Isoleucine 1.259mg 0.677mg Flank steak
Leucine 2.201mg 1.107mg Flank steak
Lysine 2.338mg 1.166mg Flank steak
Methionine 0.72mg 0.333mg Flank steak
Phenylalanine 1.093mg 0.556mg Flank steak
Valine 1.372mg 0.767mg Flank steak
Histidine 0.883mg 0.513mg Flank steak
Cholesterol 79mg 93mg Flank steak
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.395g 10.256g Flank steak
Monounsaturated Fat 3.317g 13.138g Bockwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 0.322g 2.328g Bockwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Flank steak Bockwurst
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
48
Flank steak
56
Bockwurst
Mineral Summary Score
47
Flank steak
45
Bockwurst

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 food.
Protein
166%
Flank steak
84%
Bockwurst
Carbohydrates
0%
Flank steak
3%
Bockwurst
Fats
38%
Flank steak
119%
Bockwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flank steak
Flank steak contains less Sodium (difference - 700mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.861g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Flank steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168733/nutrients
  2. Bockwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171619/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.