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Game vs Flank steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Game and Flank steak

  • Game has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Iron, Copper and Vitamin B1, however Flank steak has more Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B3.
  • Game's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 195% more.
  • Game has 4 times more Vitamin B2 than Flank steak. Game has 0.48mg of Vitamin B2, while Flank steak has 0.133mg.
  • Game is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Game meat, deer, raw and Beef, flank, steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, broiled.

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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
Game
3
:
Contains more Iron +95.4%
Contains more Copper +208.5%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Zinc +134.4%
Equal in Potassium - 339
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 210
Equal in Sodium - 56
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 2% 29% 17% 85% 57% 87% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 66% 6% 30% 17% 28% 134% 90% 8%
Contains more Iron +95.4%
Contains more Copper +208.5%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Zinc +134.4%
Equal in Potassium - 339
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 210
Equal in Sodium - 56

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
Game
3
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +287.1%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +287.1%
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%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
97
Game
48
Flank steak
Mineral Summary Score
51
Game
47
Flank steak

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 the food
Protein
138%
Game
166%
Flank steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Game
0%
Flank steak
Fats
11%
Game
38%
Flank steak

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Game Flank steak
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Game Flank steak
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 Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Game Flank steak Opinion
Calories 120 192 Flank steak
Protein 22.96 27.66 Flank steak
Fats 2.42 8.23 Flank steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 85 79 Flank steak
Vitamin D
Iron 3.4 1.74 Game
Calcium 5 20 Flank steak
Potassium 318 339 Flank steak
Magnesium 23 23
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.253 0.082 Game
Zinc 2.09 4.9 Flank steak
Starch
Phosphorus 202 210 Flank steak
Sodium 51 56 Game
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.2 0.38 Flank steak
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.22 0.075 Game
Vitamin B2 0.48 0.133 Game
Vitamin B3 6.37 7.363 Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.545 Flank steak
Vitamin B6 0.37 0.579 Flank steak
Vitamin B12 6.31 1.63 Game
Vitamin K 1.1 1.4 Flank steak
Folate 4 9 Flank steak
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.95 3.395 Game
Monounsaturated Fat 0.67 3.317 Flank steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.47 0.322 Game
Tryptophan 0.182 Flank steak
Threonine 1.08 1.105 Flank steak
Isoleucine 0.908 1.259 Flank steak
Leucine 1.951 2.201 Flank steak
Lysine 2.006 2.338 Flank steak
Methionine 0.566 0.72 Flank steak
Phenylalanine 0.937 1.093 Flank steak
Valine 1.073 1.372 Flank steak
Histidine 1.135 0.883 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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Game - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173855/nutrients
  2. Flank steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168733/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.