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Flank steak vs Cervelat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Flank steak and Cervelat?

  • Flank steak is richer in Vitamin B6, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Selenium, and Phosphorus, while Cervelat is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B2.
  • Cervelat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 161% higher.
  • Cervelat has 2 times less Vitamin B6 than Flank steak. Flank steak has 0.579mg of Vitamin B6, while Cervelat has 0.26mg.
  • 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 Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork types in this comparison.

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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 +122.2%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.2%
Contains more Potassium +30.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Zinc +91.4%
Contains more Iron +17.2%
Contains more Copper +82.9%
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% 77% 10% 48% 23% 170% 70% 50%
Contains more Calcium +122.2%
Contains more Magnesium +64.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.2%
Contains more Potassium +30.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Zinc +91.4%
Contains more Iron +17.2%
Contains more Copper +82.9%

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 E +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.7%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +148.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +237.4%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.3
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% 5% 34% 56% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 2% 688% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.7%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +148.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +237.4%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.3

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flank steak Cervelat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.33g Cervelat
Protein 27.66g 17.45g Flank steak
Fats 8.23g 30.43g Cervelat
Carbs 0g 3.33g Cervelat
Calories 192kcal 362kcal Cervelat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0.85g Flank steak
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 20mg 9mg Flank steak
Iron 1.74mg 2.04mg Cervelat
Magnesium 23mg 14mg Flank steak
Phosphorus 210mg 111mg Flank steak
Potassium 339mg 260mg Flank steak
Sodium 56mg 1300mg Flank steak
Zinc 4.9mg 2.56mg Flank steak
Copper 0.082mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.22mg Flank steak
Vitamin D IU 44IU Cervelat
Vitamin D µg 1.1µg Cervelat
Vitamin C 0mg 16.6mg Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.15mg Cervelat
Vitamin B2 0.133mg 0.33mg Cervelat
Vitamin B3 7.363mg 4.31mg Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.545mg mg Flank steak
Vitamin B6 0.579mg 0.26mg Flank steak
Folate 9µg 2µg Flank steak
Vitamin B12 1.63µg 5.5µg Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.4µg 1.3µg Flank steak
Tryptophan 0.182mg mg Flank steak
Threonine 1.105mg mg Flank steak
Isoleucine 1.259mg mg Flank steak
Leucine 2.201mg mg Flank steak
Lysine 2.338mg mg Flank steak
Methionine 0.72mg mg Flank steak
Phenylalanine 1.093mg mg Flank steak
Valine 1.372mg mg Flank steak
Histidine 0.883mg mg Flank steak
Cholesterol 79mg 74mg Cervelat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.395g 11.51g Flank steak
Monounsaturated Fat 3.317g 12.97g Cervelat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.322g 1.2g Cervelat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Flank steak Cervelat
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
87
Cervelat
Mineral Summary Score
47
Flank steak
56
Cervelat

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
105%
Cervelat
Carbohydrates
0%
Flank steak
3%
Cervelat
Fats
38%
Flank steak
140%
Cervelat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flank steak
Flank steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1244mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.115g)
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 - $2.7)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
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.
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. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/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.