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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
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3
Game
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Zinc +134.4%
Contains more Iron +95.4%
Contains more Copper +208.5%
Equal in Potassium - 318
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 202
Equal in Sodium - 51
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 66% 6% 30% 17% 28% 134% 90% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 2% 29% 17% 85% 57% 87% 7%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Zinc +134.4%
Contains more Iron +95.4%
Contains more Copper +208.5%
Equal in Potassium - 318
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 202
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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3
Game
Contains more Vitamin E +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +27.3%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +287.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 8% 0% 19% 31% 139% 33% 134% 204% 4% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 789% 3% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +27.3%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +287.1%

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 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

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

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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