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Bratwurst vs Steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bratwurst and Steak different?

  • Bratwurst is higher in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B12, however Steak is richer in Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Zinc from Steak is 35% higher.
  • Bratwurst contains 15 times more Sodium than Steak. While Bratwurst contains 848mg of Sodium, Steak contains only 58mg.

Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked and Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled 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 Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Contains more Zinc +156.7%
Equal in Potassium - 279
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 90% 17% 70% 25% 8% 173% 29%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Contains more Zinc +156.7%
Equal in Potassium - 279
Equal in Copper - 0.085

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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Steak
Contains more Vitamin B1 +413.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Folate +50%
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% 0% 3% 0% 19% 70% 97% 0% 116% 5% 275% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +413.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Folate +50%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bratwurst Steak Opinion
Net carbs 2g 0g Bratwurst
Protein 12.2g 24.85g Steak
Fats 26.34g 19.02g Bratwurst
Carbs 2g 0g Bratwurst
Calories 297kcal 271kcal Bratwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 7mg 12mg Steak
Iron 1mg 2.4mg Steak
Magnesium 15mg 23mg Steak
Phosphorus 130mg 163mg Steak
Potassium 283mg 279mg Bratwurst
Sodium 848mg 58mg Steak
Zinc 2.47mg 6.34mg Steak
Copper 0.08mg 0.085mg Steak
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Steak
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU 6IU Steak
Vitamin D µg 0.1µg Steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.38mg 0.074mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.301mg Steak
Vitamin B3 3.11mg 5.149mg Steak
Vitamin B5 0.69mg mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 0.5mg Steak
Folate 4µg 6µg Steak
Vitamin B12 2.67µg 2.2µg Bratwurst
Vitamin K µg 1.6µg Steak
Tryptophan 0.107mg 0.278mg Steak
Threonine 0.465mg 1.171mg Steak
Isoleucine 0.485mg 1.157mg Steak
Leucine 0.81mg 2.142mg Steak
Lysine 0.903mg 2.38mg Steak
Methionine 0.364mg 0.672mg Steak
Phenylalanine 0.405mg 0.997mg Steak
Valine 0.464mg 1.242mg Steak
Histidine 0.395mg 0.931mg Steak
Cholesterol 78mg 78mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.08g 8.443g Bratwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 8g 9.171g Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.58g 0.896g Bratwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bratwurst 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
49
Steak
Mineral Summary Score
42
Bratwurst
52
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
149%
Steak
Carbohydrates
2%
Bratwurst
0%
Steak
Fats
122%
Bratwurst
88%
Steak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 790mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Steak
Steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Steak
Steak is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.363g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (78 mg)

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. Steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172164/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.