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Braunschweiger vs. Chuck steak — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Braunschweiger and Chuck steak

  • Braunschweiger has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Choline, however, Chuck steak has more Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Braunschweiger is 711% higher.
  • Chuck steak has 603 times less Vitamin A RAE than Braunschweiger. Braunschweiger has 4220µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Chuck steak has 7µg.
  • Chuck steak is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Braunschweiger (a liver sausage), pork 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +357.1%
Contains more Copper +211.7%
Contains more Manganese +1191.7%
Contains more Selenium +110.9%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.9%
Contains more Potassium +63.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Zinc +208.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 420% 8% 72% 18% 128% 77% 80% 21% 317%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26% 2% 150%
Contains more Iron +357.1%
Contains more Copper +211.7%
Contains more Manganese +1191.7%
Contains more Selenium +110.9%
Contains more Calcium +77.8%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.9%
Contains more Potassium +63.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Zinc +208.9%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +56104%
Contains more Vitamin E +250%
Contains more Vitamin D +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +277.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +698.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +349.5%
Contains more Folate +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +563%
Contains more Choline +223.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 844% 7% 36% 0% 63% 352% 157% 203% 77% 33% 2512% 140% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 44% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +56104%
Contains more Vitamin E +250%
Contains more Vitamin D +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +277.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +698.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +349.5%
Contains more Folate +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +563%
Contains more Choline +223.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +45.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1962.5%
Contains more Protein +72.3%
Equal in Water - 55.22
15% 29% 3% 51% 3%
Protein: 14.5 g
Fats: 28.5 g
Carbs: 3.1 g
Water: 50.6 g
Other: 3.3 g
25% 20% 55%
Protein: 24.98 g
Fats: 19.64 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 55.22 g
Other: 0.16 g
Contains more Fats +45.1%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1962.5%
Contains more Protein +72.3%
Equal in Water - 55.22

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +34.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +294.2%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 8.66
37% 50% 13%
Saturated Fat: 9.307 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.731 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.193 g
46% 50% 4%
Saturated Fat: 8.66 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.457 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.81 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +34.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +294.2%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 8.66

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Braunschweiger Chuck steak
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 Braunschweiger Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 3.1g 0g Braunschweiger
Protein 14.5g 24.98g Chuck steak
Fats 28.5g 19.64g Braunschweiger
Carbs 3.1g 0g Braunschweiger
Calories 327kcal 277kcal Braunschweiger
Calcium 9mg 16mg Chuck steak
Iron 11.2mg 2.45mg Braunschweiger
Magnesium 11mg 22mg Chuck steak
Phosphorus 168mg 193mg Chuck steak
Potassium 199mg 325mg Chuck steak
Sodium 977mg 71mg Chuck steak
Zinc 2.81mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.24mg 0.077mg Braunschweiger
Manganese 0.155mg 0.012mg Braunschweiger
Selenium 58µg 27.5µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin A 14051IU 25IU Braunschweiger
Vitamin A RAE 4220µg 7µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin E 0.35mg 0.1mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin D 48IU 5IU Braunschweiger
Vitamin D 1.2µg 0.1µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B1 0.249mg 0.066mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B2 1.525mg 0.191mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B3 8.368mg 4.663mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B5 3.38mg 0.752mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B6 0.33mg 0.373mg Chuck steak
Folate 44µg 6µg Braunschweiger
Vitamin B12 20.09µg 3.03µg Braunschweiger
Choline 255.9mg 79mg Braunschweiger
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.6µg
Tryptophan 0.145mg 0.281mg Chuck steak
Threonine 0.534mg 1.099mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 0.484mg 1.062mg Chuck steak
Leucine 1.032mg 2.009mg Chuck steak
Lysine 0.909mg 2.184mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.311mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.553mg 0.951mg Chuck steak
Valine 0.616mg 1.129mg Chuck steak
Histidine 0.32mg 0.809mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 180mg 87mg Chuck steak
Trans Fat 1.287g Braunschweiger
Saturated Fat 9.307g 8.66g Chuck steak
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.001g Chuck steak
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.004g Chuck steak
Monounsaturated Fat 12.731g 9.457g Braunschweiger
Polyunsaturated fat 3.193g 0.81g Braunschweiger
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.006g Chuck steak
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.619g Chuck steak
Omega-3 - ALA 0.041g Chuck steak

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Braunschweiger Chuck steak
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Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
340%
Braunschweiger
55%
Chuck steak
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
114%
Braunschweiger
65%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 906mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 93mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.647g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Braunschweiger
Braunschweiger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Braunschweiger
Braunschweiger is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Braunschweiger
Braunschweiger 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Braunschweiger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171621/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.

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