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Flank steak vs Bratwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Flank steak and Bratwurst

  • Flank steak has more Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Iron, however Bratwurst is richer in Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B1.
  • Bratwurst covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 43% more than Flank steak.
  • Bratwurst has 3 times less Vitamin B6 than Flank steak. Flank steak has 0.579mg of Vitamin B6, while Bratwurst has 0.2mg.
  • Flank steak contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beef, flank, steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, broiled and Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked.

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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 Calcium +185.7%
Contains more Iron +74%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.5%
Contains more Potassium +19.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Contains more Zinc +98.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 66% 17% 90% 30% 8% 134% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Contains more Calcium +185.7%
Contains more Iron +74%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.5%
Contains more Potassium +19.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Contains more Zinc +98.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.08

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 +136.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +189.5%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.8%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 3% 334% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +136.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +189.5%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.8%

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 Bratwurst
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flank steak Bratwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2g Bratwurst
Protein 27.66g 12.2g Flank steak
Fats 8.23g 26.34g Bratwurst
Carbs 0g 2g Bratwurst
Calories 192kcal 297kcal Bratwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 20mg 7mg Flank steak
Iron 1.74mg 1mg Flank steak
Magnesium 23mg 15mg Flank steak
Phosphorus 210mg 130mg Flank steak
Potassium 339mg 283mg Flank steak
Sodium 56mg 848mg Flank steak
Zinc 4.9mg 2.47mg Flank steak
Copper 0.082mg 0.08mg Flank steak
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.38mg mg Flank steak
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.38mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 0.133mg 0.213mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B3 7.363mg 3.11mg Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.545mg 0.69mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B6 0.579mg 0.2mg Flank steak
Folate 9µg 4µg Flank steak
Vitamin B12 1.63µg 2.67µg Bratwurst
Vitamin K 1.4µg µg Flank steak
Tryptophan 0.182mg 0.107mg Flank steak
Threonine 1.105mg 0.465mg Flank steak
Isoleucine 1.259mg 0.485mg Flank steak
Leucine 2.201mg 0.81mg Flank steak
Lysine 2.338mg 0.903mg Flank steak
Methionine 0.72mg 0.364mg Flank steak
Phenylalanine 1.093mg 0.405mg Flank steak
Valine 1.372mg 0.464mg Flank steak
Histidine 0.883mg 0.395mg Flank steak
Cholesterol 79mg 78mg Bratwurst
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.395g 6.08g Flank steak
Monounsaturated Fat 3.317g 8g Bratwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 0.322g 1.58g Bratwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Flank steak Bratwurst
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
52
Bratwurst
Mineral Summary Score
47
Flank steak
42
Bratwurst

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
73%
Bratwurst
Carbohydrates
0%
Flank steak
2%
Bratwurst
Fats
38%
Flank steak
122%
Bratwurst

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Flank steak
Flank steak contains less Sodium (difference - 792mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.685g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Flank steak
Flank steak is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Flank steak
Flank steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/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.