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Pork vs Flank steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pork and Flank steak

  • Pork has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus, however Flank steak is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pork covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 67% more than Flank steak.
  • Flank steak has 2 times less Vitamin B2 than Pork. Pork has 0.321mg of Vitamin B2, while Flank steak has 0.133mg.
  • Flank steak contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled 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
Contains more Potassium +24.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Copper +12.3%
Contains more Zinc +105%
Equal in Calcium - 20
Equal in Sodium - 56
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 6% 38% 20% 25% 66% 106% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 66% 6% 30% 17% 28% 134% 90% 8%
Contains more Potassium +24.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Copper +12.3%
Contains more Zinc +105%
Equal in Calcium - 20
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
Pork
6
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1069.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +31%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +132.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +80%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 1% 6% 39% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 88% 0% 4%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1069.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +31%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +132.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +80%

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
56
Pork
48
Flank steak
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
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 food.
Protein
164%
Pork
166%
Flank steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Flank steak
Fats
64%
Pork
38%
Flank steak

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.
Pork Flank steak
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Pork 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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flank steak
Flank steak contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.835g)
Which food is cheaper?
Flank steak
Flank steak is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Flank steak Opinion
Calories 242 192 Pork
Protein 27.32 27.66 Flank steak
Fats 13.92 8.23 Pork
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Net carbs 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 80 79 Flank steak
Vitamin D 53 Pork
Iron 0.87 1.74 Flank steak
Calcium 19 20 Flank steak
Potassium 423 339 Pork
Magnesium 28 23 Pork
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.082 Flank steak
Zinc 2.39 4.9 Flank steak
Starch
Phosphorus 246 210 Pork
Sodium 62 56 Flank steak
Vitamin A 7 0 Pork
Vitamin E 0.29 0.38 Flank steak
Vitamin D 1.3 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.075 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.133 Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037 7.363 Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.698 0.545 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.579 Flank steak
Vitamin B12 0.7 1.63 Flank steak
Vitamin K 0 1.4 Flank steak
Folate 5 9 Flank steak
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 5.23 3.395 Flank steak
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 3.317 Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 0.322 Pork
Tryptophan 0.338 0.182 Pork
Threonine 1.234 1.105 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 1.259 Pork
Leucine 2.177 2.201 Flank steak
Lysine 2.446 2.338 Pork
Methionine 0.712 0.72 Flank steak
Phenylalanine 1.086 1.093 Flank steak
Valine 1.473 1.372 Pork
Histidine 1.067 0.883 Pork
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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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.