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Beefsteak vs Brisket - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Beefsteak and Brisket?

  • Beefsteak is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Zinc, and Vitamin B3, yet Brisket is higher in Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Beefsteak's daily need coverage for Selenium is 21% more.

We used Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw and Beef, brisket, whole, separable lean only, all grades, raw types in this article.

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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 +13.6%
Contains less Sodium -30.4%
Contains more Zinc +23%
Equal in Calcium - 5
Equal in Iron - 1.92
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 201
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 72% 17% 87% 30% 11% 118% 27%
Contains more Potassium +13.6%
Contains less Sodium -30.4%
Contains more Zinc +23%
Equal in Calcium - 5
Equal in Iron - 1.92
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 201
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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.17
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.43
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 3% 0% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 3% 337% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 7% 0% 0% 25% 40% 74% 21% 97% 6% 304% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.17
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.43

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beefsteak Brisket Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 21.38g 20.72g Beefsteak
Fats 5.36g 7.37g Brisket
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 134kcal 155kcal Brisket
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 5mg
Iron 2mg 1.92mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 25mg 23mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 220mg 201mg Beefsteak
Potassium 375mg 330mg Beefsteak
Sodium 55mg 79mg Beefsteak
Zinc 5.3mg 4.31mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.079mg 0.08mg Brisket
Vitamin A 6IU 0IU Beefsteak
Vitamin E mg 0.32mg Brisket
Vitamin D 3IU IU Beefsteak
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Beefsteak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.1mg Brisket
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.17mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B3 5.048mg 3.94mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 mg 0.35mg Brisket
Vitamin B6 0.543mg 0.42mg Beefsteak
Folate 3µg 7µg Brisket
Vitamin B12 2.69µg 2.43µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5µg 1.3µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.262mg 0.232mg Beefsteak
Threonine 1.099mg 0.905mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.09mg 0.931mg Beefsteak
Leucine 2.011mg 1.637mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.247mg 1.724mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.621mg 0.53mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.809mg Beefsteak
Valine 1.152mg 1.008mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.868mg 0.709mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 67mg 62mg Brisket
Trans Fat 0.253g g Brisket
Saturated Fat 1.875g 2.59g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354g 3.46g Brisket
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189g 0.23g Brisket

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beefsteak Brisket
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
52
Beefsteak
48
Brisket
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
45
Brisket

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
128%
Beefsteak
124%
Brisket
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
0%
Brisket
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
34%
Brisket

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Brisket
Brisket is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.715g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak 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 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.

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. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172173/nutrients
  2. Brisket - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168607/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.