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Bratwurst vs. Beef tenderloin — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Bratwurst and Beef tenderloin

  • Bratwurst has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B12, while Beef tenderloin has more Iron, Selenium, Zinc, and Phosphorus.
  • Bratwurst's daily need coverage for Sodium is 34% higher.
  • Beef tenderloin contains 4 times less Vitamin B1 than Bratwurst. Bratwurst contains 0.38mg of Vitamin B1, while Beef tenderloin contains 0.09mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Beef tenderloin is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked and Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Manganese +192.9%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +211%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.2%
Contains more Potassium +17%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Zinc +63.2%
Contains more Copper +53.8%
Contains more Selenium +62.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27% 6% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 117% 16% 87% 30% 8% 110% 41% 2% 125%
Contains more Manganese +192.9%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +211%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.2%
Contains more Potassium +17%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Zinc +63.2%
Contains more Copper +53.8%
Contains more Selenium +62.4%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +322.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +176%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.46
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 3% 334% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 23% 60% 57% 15% 58% 6% 308% 50% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +322.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +176%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.46

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +17.1%
Contains more Protein +95.9%
Contains more Other +11.4%
Equal in Fats - 24.6
12% 26% 2% 57% 3%
Protein: 12.2 g
Fats: 26.34 g
Carbs: 2 g
Water: 56.65 g
Other: 2.81 g
24% 25% 48% 3%
Protein: 23.9 g
Fats: 24.6 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 48.37 g
Other: 3.13 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +17.1%
Contains more Protein +95.9%
Contains more Other +11.4%
Equal in Fats - 24.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -37.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +58%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +28.4%
39% 51% 10%
Saturated Fat: 6.08 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.58 g
46% 49% 5%
Saturated Fat: 9.72 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 10.27 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -37.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +58%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +28.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bratwurst Beef tenderloin
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bratwurst Beef tenderloin Opinion
Net carbs 2g 0g Bratwurst
Protein 12.2g 23.9g Beef tenderloin
Fats 26.34g 24.6g Bratwurst
Carbs 2g 0g Bratwurst
Calories 297kcal 324kcal Beef tenderloin
Calcium 7mg 9mg Beef tenderloin
Iron 1mg 3.11mg Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 15mg 22mg Beef tenderloin
Phosphorus 130mg 203mg Beef tenderloin
Potassium 283mg 331mg Beef tenderloin
Sodium 848mg 57mg Beef tenderloin
Zinc 2.47mg 4.03mg Beef tenderloin
Copper 0.08mg 0.123mg Beef tenderloin
Manganese 0.041mg 0.014mg Bratwurst
Selenium 14.1µg 22.9µg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B1 0.38mg 0.09mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.26mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B3 3.11mg 3mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B5 0.69mg 0.25mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 0.25mg Beef tenderloin
Folate 4µg 8µg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B12 2.67µg 2.46µg Bratwurst
Choline 91mg Beef tenderloin
Tryptophan 0.107mg 0.268mg Beef tenderloin
Threonine 0.465mg 1.044mg Beef tenderloin
Isoleucine 0.485mg 1.075mg Beef tenderloin
Leucine 0.81mg 1.889mg Beef tenderloin
Lysine 0.903mg 1.989mg Beef tenderloin
Methionine 0.364mg 0.612mg Beef tenderloin
Phenylalanine 0.405mg 0.933mg Beef tenderloin
Valine 0.464mg 1.163mg Beef tenderloin
Histidine 0.395mg 0.818mg Beef tenderloin
Cholesterol 78mg 85mg Bratwurst
Saturated Fat 6.08g 9.72g Bratwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 8g 10.27g Beef tenderloin
Polyunsaturated fat 1.58g 1g Bratwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bratwurst Beef tenderloin
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Bratwurst
44%
Beef tenderloin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
42%
Bratwurst
54%
Beef tenderloin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin contains less Sodium (difference - 791mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin 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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/nutrients
  2. Beef tenderloin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169544/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.