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Bratwurst vs Corned beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bratwurst and Corned beef different?

  • Bratwurst is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B5, however Corned beef is richer in Selenium, Zinc, Iron, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Bratwurst is 43% higher.
  • Bratwurst contains 15 times more Vitamin B1 than Corned beef. While Bratwurst contains 0.38mg of Vitamin B1, Corned beef contains only 0.026mg.
  • Bratwurst has less Sodium.

Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked and Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked are the varieties used 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 Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +95.2%
Contains less Sodium -12.8%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Iron +86%
Contains more Zinc +85.4%
Contains more Copper +92.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 125
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 70% 9% 54% 13% 127% 125% 52%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +95.2%
Contains less Sodium -12.8%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Iron +86%
Contains more Zinc +85.4%
Contains more Copper +92.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 125

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 +1361.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.03
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 0% 4% 3% 0% 7% 40% 57% 26% 54% 5% 204% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1361.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.03

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 Corned beef
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bratwurst Corned beef Opinion
Net carbs 2g 0.47g Bratwurst
Protein 12.2g 18.17g Corned beef
Fats 26.34g 18.98g Bratwurst
Carbs 2g 0.47g Bratwurst
Calories 297kcal 251kcal Bratwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 7mg 8mg Corned beef
Iron 1mg 1.86mg Corned beef
Magnesium 15mg 12mg Bratwurst
Phosphorus 130mg 125mg Bratwurst
Potassium 283mg 145mg Bratwurst
Sodium 848mg 973mg Bratwurst
Zinc 2.47mg 4.58mg Corned beef
Copper 0.08mg 0.154mg Corned beef
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.16mg Corned beef
Vitamin D IU 4IU Corned beef
Vitamin D µg 0.1µg Corned beef
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.38mg 0.026mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.17mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B3 3.11mg 3.03mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B5 0.69mg 0.42mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 0.23mg Corned beef
Folate 4µg 6µg Corned beef
Vitamin B12 2.67µg 1.63µg Bratwurst
Vitamin K µg 1.5µg Corned beef
Tryptophan 0.107mg 0.119mg Corned beef
Threonine 0.465mg 0.726mg Corned beef
Isoleucine 0.485mg 0.827mg Corned beef
Leucine 0.81mg 1.445mg Corned beef
Lysine 0.903mg 1.536mg Corned beef
Methionine 0.364mg 0.473mg Corned beef
Phenylalanine 0.405mg 0.718mg Corned beef
Valine 0.464mg 0.901mg Corned beef
Histidine 0.395mg 0.58mg Corned beef
Cholesterol 78mg 98mg Bratwurst
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.08g 6.34g Bratwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 8g 9.22g Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 1.58g 0.67g Bratwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bratwurst Corned beef
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
33
Corned beef
Mineral Summary Score
42
Bratwurst
56
Corned beef

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
109%
Corned beef
Carbohydrates
2%
Bratwurst
0%
Corned beef
Fats
122%
Bratwurst
88%
Corned beef

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 125mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.26g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/nutrients
  2. Corned beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170200/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.