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Steak vs Brisket - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.853g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brisket
Brisket is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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.

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.
Steak Brisket
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Steak Brisket
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
29
Steak
26
Brisket
Mineral Summary Score
35
Steak
31
Brisket

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
Steak
5
:
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Zinc +47.1%
Contains less Sodium -26.6%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Zinc +47.1%
Contains less Sodium -26.6%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.08

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
Steak
6
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.5%

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
149%
Steak
124%
Brisket
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
0%
Brisket
Fats
88%
Steak
34%
Brisket

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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 Steak Brisket Opinion
Calories 271 155 Steak
Protein 24.85 20.72 Steak
Fats 19.02 7.37 Steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 62 Brisket
Vitamin D 6 Steak
Iron 2.4 1.92 Steak
Calcium 12 5 Steak
Potassium 279 330 Brisket
Magnesium 23 23
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.08 Steak
Zinc 6.34 4.31 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 163 201 Brisket
Sodium 58 79 Steak
Vitamin A 25 0 Steak
Vitamin E 0.32 Brisket
Vitamin D 0.1 Steak
Vitamin B1 0.074 0.1 Brisket
Vitamin B2 0.301 0.17 Steak
Vitamin B3 5.149 3.94 Steak
Vitamin B5 0.35 Brisket
Vitamin B6 0.5 0.42 Steak
Vitamin B12 2.2 2.43 Brisket
Vitamin K 1.6 1.3 Steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.443 2.59 Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171 3.46 Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896 0.23 Steak
Tryptophan 0.278 0.232 Steak
Threonine 1.171 0.905 Steak
Isoleucine 1.157 0.931 Steak
Leucine 2.142 1.637 Steak
Lysine 2.38 1.724 Steak
Methionine 0.672 0.53 Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997 0.809 Steak
Valine 1.242 1.008 Steak
Histidine 0.931 0.709 Steak
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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