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Bratwurst vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Bratwurst and Chuck steak

  • Bratwurst has more Vitamin B1, however Chuck steak is richer in Zinc, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus.
  • Chuck steak's daily need coverage for Zinc is 56% more.
  • Bratwurst contains 12 times more Sodium than Chuck steak. Bratwurst contains 848mg of Sodium, while Chuck steak contains 71mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked and Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled.

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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 Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Iron +145%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.5%
Contains more Potassium +14.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.6%
Contains more Zinc +251.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Iron +145%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.5%
Contains more Potassium +14.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.6%
Contains more Zinc +251.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.077

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 B1 +475.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.752
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 3% 334% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +475.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.752

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bratwurst Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 2g 0g Bratwurst
Protein 12.2g 24.98g Chuck steak
Fats 26.34g 19.64g Bratwurst
Carbs 2g 0g Bratwurst
Calories 297kcal 277kcal Bratwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 7mg 16mg Chuck steak
Iron 1mg 2.45mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 15mg 22mg Chuck steak
Phosphorus 130mg 193mg Chuck steak
Potassium 283mg 325mg Chuck steak
Sodium 848mg 71mg Chuck steak
Zinc 2.47mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.08mg 0.077mg Bratwurst
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E mg 0.1mg Chuck steak
Vitamin D IU 5IU Chuck steak
Vitamin D µg 0.1µg Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.38mg 0.066mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.191mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B3 3.11mg 4.663mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 0.69mg 0.752mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 0.373mg Chuck steak
Folate 4µg 6µg Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 2.67µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K µg 1.6µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.107mg 0.281mg Chuck steak
Threonine 0.465mg 1.099mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 0.485mg 1.062mg Chuck steak
Leucine 0.81mg 2.009mg Chuck steak
Lysine 0.903mg 2.184mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.364mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.405mg 0.951mg Chuck steak
Valine 0.464mg 1.129mg Chuck steak
Histidine 0.395mg 0.809mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 78mg 87mg Bratwurst
Trans Fat g 1.287g Bratwurst
Saturated Fat 6.08g 8.66g Bratwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 8g 9.457g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.58g 0.81g Bratwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bratwurst Chuck steak
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
Bratwurst
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
42
Bratwurst
62
Chuck 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
73%
Bratwurst
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
2%
Bratwurst
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
122%
Bratwurst
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 777mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.58g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

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. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/nutrients
  2. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.