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Flank steak vs Game - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Flank steak and Game

  • Flank steak has more Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3, however Game has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B1.
  • Game's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 195% more.
  • Flank steak has 4 times more Saturated Fat than Game. Flank steak has 3.395g of Saturated Fat, while Game has 0.95g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, flank, steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, broiled and Game meat, deer, 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 Calcium +300%
Contains more Zinc +134.4%
Contains more Iron +95.4%
Contains more Copper +208.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 202
Equal in Potassium - 318
Equal in Sodium - 51
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 66% 17% 90% 30% 8% 134% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 128% 17% 87% 29% 7% 57% 85%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Zinc +134.4%
Contains more Iron +95.4%
Contains more Copper +208.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 202
Equal in Potassium - 318
Equal in Sodium - 51

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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Game
Contains more Vitamin E +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.5%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +287.1%
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% 4% 0% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 3% 789% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.5%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +287.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flank steak Game Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 27.66g 22.96g Flank steak
Fats 8.23g 2.42g Flank steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 192kcal 120kcal Flank steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 20mg 5mg Flank steak
Iron 1.74mg 3.4mg Game
Magnesium 23mg 23mg
Phosphorus 210mg 202mg Flank steak
Potassium 339mg 318mg Flank steak
Sodium 56mg 51mg Game
Zinc 4.9mg 2.09mg Flank steak
Copper 0.082mg 0.253mg Game
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.2mg Flank steak
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.22mg Game
Vitamin B2 0.133mg 0.48mg Game
Vitamin B3 7.363mg 6.37mg Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.545mg mg Flank steak
Vitamin B6 0.579mg 0.37mg Flank steak
Folate 9µg 4µg Flank steak
Vitamin B12 1.63µg 6.31µg Game
Vitamin K 1.4µg 1.1µg Flank steak
Tryptophan 0.182mg mg Flank steak
Threonine 1.105mg 1.08mg Flank steak
Isoleucine 1.259mg 0.908mg Flank steak
Leucine 2.201mg 1.951mg Flank steak
Lysine 2.338mg 2.006mg Flank steak
Methionine 0.72mg 0.566mg Flank steak
Phenylalanine 1.093mg 0.937mg Flank steak
Valine 1.372mg 1.073mg Flank steak
Histidine 0.883mg 1.135mg Game
Cholesterol 79mg 85mg Flank steak
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.395g 0.95g Game
Monounsaturated Fat 3.317g 0.67g Flank steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.322g 0.47g Game

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Flank steak Game
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
97
Game
Mineral Summary Score
47
Flank steak
51
Game

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
138%
Game
Carbohydrates
0%
Flank steak
0%
Game
Fats
38%
Flank steak
11%
Game

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.445g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Flank steak
Flank steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Game - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173855/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.