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Flank steak vs Pepperoni - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Flank steak and Pepperoni

  • Flank steak is higher in Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, and Choline, yet Pepperoni is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2.
  • Pepperoni covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 72% more than Flank steak.
  • Flank steak contains 2 times more Choline than Pepperoni. While Flank steak contains 105.4mg of Choline, Pepperoni contains only 51.2mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Flank steak is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Beef, flank, steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, broiled and Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced.

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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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Contains more Iron +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +23.7%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Zinc +100.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.9%
Contains less Sodium -96.5%
Contains more Copper +11%
Equal in Calcium - 19
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 66% 6% 30% 17% 28% 134% 90% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 50% 6% 25% 13% 31% 67% 68% 207%
Contains more Iron +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +23.7%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Zinc +100.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.9%
Contains less Sodium -96.5%
Contains more Copper +11%
Equal in Calcium - 19

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 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +25.4%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin E +171.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +261.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +314.3%
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% 21% 39% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 163% 15% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +25.4%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin E +171.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +261.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +314.3%

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
50
Pepperoni
Mineral Summary Score
47
Flank steak
58
Pepperoni

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
116%
Pepperoni
Carbohydrates
0%
Flank steak
1%
Pepperoni
Fats
38%
Flank steak
214%
Pepperoni

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

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Flank steak Pepperoni
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flank steak
Flank steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1526mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.313g)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flank steak Pepperoni Opinion
Calories 192 504 Pepperoni
Protein 27.66 19.25 Flank steak
Fats 8.23 46.28 Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 1.18 Pepperoni
Cholesterol 79 97 Flank steak
Vitamin D 52 Pepperoni
Iron 1.74 1.33 Flank steak
Calcium 20 19 Flank steak
Potassium 339 274 Flank steak
Magnesium 23 18 Flank steak
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.082 0.091 Pepperoni
Zinc 4.9 2.44 Flank steak
Starch
Phosphorus 210 158 Flank steak
Sodium 56 1582 Flank steak
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.38 1.03 Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.3 Pepperoni
Vitamin B1 0.075 0.271 Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.133 0.257 Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 7.363 4.987 Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.545 0.93 Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.579 0.362 Flank steak
Vitamin B12 1.63 1.3 Flank steak
Vitamin K 1.4 5.8 Pepperoni
Folate 9 5 Flank steak
Trans Fat 1.527 Flank steak
Saturated Fat 3.395 17.708 Flank steak
Monounsaturated Fat 3.317 20.77 Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 0.322 4.458 Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.182 0.23 Pepperoni
Threonine 1.105 0.869 Flank steak
Isoleucine 1.259 0.901 Flank steak
Leucine 2.201 1.575 Flank steak
Lysine 2.338 1.652 Flank steak
Methionine 0.72 0.511 Flank steak
Phenylalanine 1.093 0.778 Flank steak
Valine 1.372 0.987 Flank steak
Histidine 0.883 0.688 Flank steak
Fructose 0 Pepperoni

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. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/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.