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Bratwurst vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Bratwurst and Veal

  • Bratwurst has more Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B1, however Veal is higher in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5.
  • Bratwurst covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 58% more than Veal.
  • Veal contains 10 times less Sodium than Bratwurst. Bratwurst contains 848mg of Sodium, while Veal contains 83mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked and Veal, ground, cooked, broiled.

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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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Veal
Contains more Calcium +142.9%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.9%
Contains more Potassium +19.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.2%
Contains more Zinc +56.7%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.99
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Contains more Calcium +142.9%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.9%
Contains more Potassium +19.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.2%
Contains more Zinc +56.7%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.99

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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Veal
Contains more Vitamin B1 +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +110.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +158.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +95%
Contains more Folate +175%
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% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +110.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +158.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +95%
Contains more Folate +175%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bratwurst Veal Opinion
Net carbs 2g 0g Bratwurst
Protein 12.2g 24.38g Veal
Fats 26.34g 7.56g Bratwurst
Carbs 2g 0g Bratwurst
Calories 297kcal 172kcal Bratwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 7mg 17mg Veal
Iron 1mg 0.99mg Bratwurst
Magnesium 15mg 24mg Veal
Phosphorus 130mg 217mg Veal
Potassium 283mg 337mg Veal
Sodium 848mg 83mg Veal
Zinc 2.47mg 3.87mg Veal
Copper 0.08mg 0.103mg Veal
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Veal
Vitamin D IU 0IU Veal
Vitamin D µg 0µg Veal
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.38mg 0.07mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.27mg Veal
Vitamin B3 3.11mg 8.03mg Veal
Vitamin B5 0.69mg 1.16mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 0.39mg Veal
Folate 4µg 11µg Veal
Vitamin B12 2.67µg 1.27µg Bratwurst
Vitamin K µg 1.2µg Veal
Tryptophan 0.107mg 0.247mg Veal
Threonine 0.465mg 1.065mg Veal
Isoleucine 0.485mg 1.201mg Veal
Leucine 0.81mg 1.94mg Veal
Lysine 0.903mg 2.009mg Veal
Methionine 0.364mg 0.569mg Veal
Phenylalanine 0.405mg 0.984mg Veal
Valine 0.464mg 1.347mg Veal
Histidine 0.395mg 0.885mg Veal
Cholesterol 78mg 103mg Bratwurst
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.08g 3.04g Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 8g 2.84g Bratwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 1.58g 0.55g Bratwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bratwurst Veal
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
47
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
42
Bratwurst
42
Veal

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
2%
Bratwurst
0%
Veal
Fats
122%
Bratwurst
35%
Veal

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Veal
Veal contains less Sodium (difference - 765mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.04g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Veal
Veal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Veal
Veal is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.