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Bratwurst vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Bratwurst and Meat

  • Bratwurst has more Vitamin B12, while Meat has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5.
  • Bratwurst covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 88% more than Meat.
  • Bratwurst contains 15 times more Sodium than Meat. While Bratwurst contains 848mg of Sodium, Meat contains only 57mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked and Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Meat
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +15%
Contains more Magnesium +93.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.4%
Contains more Potassium +48.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Copper +38.8%
Equal in Zinc - 2.42
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +15%
Contains more Magnesium +93.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.4%
Contains more Potassium +48.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Copper +38.8%
Equal in Zinc - 2.42

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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Meat
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +368.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +269.5%
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% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 0%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +368.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +269.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bratwurst Meat Opinion
Net carbs 2g 0g Bratwurst
Protein 12.2g 26.17g Meat
Fats 26.34g 3.51g Bratwurst
Carbs 2g 0g Bratwurst
Calories 297kcal 143kcal Bratwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 7mg 6mg Bratwurst
Iron 1mg 1.15mg Meat
Magnesium 15mg 29mg Meat
Phosphorus 130mg 267mg Meat
Potassium 283mg 421mg Meat
Sodium 848mg 57mg Meat
Zinc 2.47mg 2.42mg Bratwurst
Copper 0.08mg 0.111mg Meat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.08mg Meat
Vitamin D IU 10IU Meat
Vitamin D µg 0.2µg Meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.38mg 0.95mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.387mg Meat
Vitamin B3 3.11mg 7.432mg Meat
Vitamin B5 0.69mg 1.012mg Meat
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 0.739mg Meat
Folate 4µg 0µg Bratwurst
Vitamin B12 2.67µg 0.57µg Bratwurst
Vitamin K µg 0µg Meat
Tryptophan 0.107mg 0.275mg Meat
Threonine 0.465mg 1.175mg Meat
Isoleucine 0.485mg 1.288mg Meat
Leucine 0.81mg 2.229mg Meat
Lysine 0.903mg 2.427mg Meat
Methionine 0.364mg 0.721mg Meat
Phenylalanine 0.405mg 1.1mg Meat
Valine 0.464mg 1.367mg Meat
Histidine 0.395mg 1.13mg Meat
Cholesterol 78mg 73mg Meat
Trans Fat g 0.033g Bratwurst
Saturated Fat 6.08g 1.198g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 8g 1.334g Bratwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 1.58g 0.506g Bratwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bratwurst Meat
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
65
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
42
Bratwurst
41
Meat

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
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
2%
Bratwurst
0%
Meat
Fats
122%
Bratwurst
16%
Meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 791mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.882g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Meat
Meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Meat
Meat is relatively richer in vitamins
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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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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.