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Bratwurst vs. Beefsteak — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bratwurst and Beefsteak?

  • Bratwurst is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2, yet Beefsteak is richer in Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Iron.
  • Bratwurst's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 54% higher.
  • Bratwurst has 15 times more Sodium than Beefsteak. Bratwurst has 848mg of Sodium, while Beefsteak has 57mg.

We used Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked and Beef, loin, top loin, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, select, cooked, grilled types in this comparison.

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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 +355.6%
Contains more Calcium +214.3%
Contains more Iron +63%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.8%
Contains more Potassium +20.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Zinc +96.4%
Contains more Selenium +104.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.073
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 7% 62% 17% 92% 30% 8% 133% 25% 2% 158%
Contains more Manganese +355.6%
Contains more Calcium +214.3%
Contains more Iron +63%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.8%
Contains more Potassium +20.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Zinc +96.4%
Contains more Selenium +104.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.073

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 +387.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +93.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +192.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
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% 10% 0% 0% 20% 33% 131% 32% 135% 6% 173% 56% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +387.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +93.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +192.5%
Contains more Folate +100%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +74.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1238.1%
Contains more Protein +119%
Equal in Water - 57.96
12% 26% 2% 57% 3%
Protein: 12.2 g
Fats: 26.34 g
Carbs: 2 g
Water: 56.65 g
Other: 2.81 g
27% 15% 58%
Protein: 26.72 g
Fats: 15.11 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 57.96 g
Other: 0.21 g
Contains more Fats +74.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1238.1%
Contains more Protein +119%
Equal in Water - 57.96

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +182.1%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 5.951
39% 51% 10%
Saturated Fat: 6.08 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.58 g
46% 49% 4%
Saturated Fat: 5.951 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.298 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.56 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +182.1%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 5.951

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bratwurst Beefsteak
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Beefsteak Opinion
Net carbs 2g 0g Bratwurst
Protein 12.2g 26.72g Beefsteak
Fats 26.34g 15.11g Bratwurst
Carbs 2g 0g Bratwurst
Calories 297kcal 250kcal Bratwurst
Calcium 7mg 22mg Beefsteak
Iron 1mg 1.63mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 15mg 23mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 130mg 213mg Beefsteak
Potassium 283mg 340mg Beefsteak
Sodium 848mg 57mg Beefsteak
Zinc 2.47mg 4.85mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.08mg 0.073mg Bratwurst
Manganese 0.041mg 0.009mg Bratwurst
Selenium 14.1µg 28.8µg Beefsteak
Vitamin E 0.45mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B1 0.38mg 0.078mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.14mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B3 3.11mg 6.978mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.69mg 0.527mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 0.585mg Beefsteak
Folate 4µg 8µg Beefsteak
Vitamin B12 2.67µg 1.38µg Bratwurst
Choline 101.8mg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.6µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.107mg 0.173mg Beefsteak
Threonine 0.465mg 1.054mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 0.485mg 1.201mg Beefsteak
Leucine 0.81mg 2.099mg Beefsteak
Lysine 0.903mg 2.23mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.364mg 0.687mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.405mg 1.042mg Beefsteak
Valine 0.464mg 1.309mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.395mg 0.842mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 78mg 79mg Bratwurst
Saturated Fat 6.08g 5.951g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 8g 6.298g Bratwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 1.58g 0.56g Bratwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bratwurst Beefsteak
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
46%
Beefsteak
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
42%
Bratwurst
53%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 791mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.129g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is cheaper (difference - $3)
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 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. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168720/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.