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Brisket vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Brisket and Beef

  • Brisket contains less Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B5, and Monounsaturated Fat than Beef.
  • Beef's daily need coverage for Zinc is 18% higher.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Brisket is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Beef, brisket, whole, separable lean only, all grades, raw and Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, 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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Beef
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Iron +35.4%
Contains more Zinc +46.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Phosphorus - 198
Equal in Potassium - 318
Equal in Sodium - 72
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 72% 17% 87% 30% 11% 118% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 98% 15% 85% 29% 10% 173% 29%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Iron +35.4%
Contains more Zinc +46.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Phosphorus - 198
Equal in Potassium - 318
Equal in Sodium - 72
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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Beef
Contains more Vitamin E +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.176
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.382
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.64
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 7% 0% 0% 25% 40% 74% 21% 97% 6% 304% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 7% 331% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.176
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.382
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.64
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.2

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.
Brisket Beef
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brisket Beef Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 20.72g 25.93g Beef
Fats 7.37g 15.41g Beef
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 155kcal 250kcal Beef
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 18mg Beef
Iron 1.92mg 2.6mg Beef
Magnesium 23mg 21mg Brisket
Phosphorus 201mg 198mg Brisket
Potassium 330mg 318mg Brisket
Sodium 79mg 72mg Beef
Zinc 4.31mg 6.31mg Beef
Copper 0.08mg 0.085mg Beef
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Beef
Vitamin E 0.32mg 0.12mg Brisket
Vitamin D IU 2IU Beef
Vitamin D µg 0µg Beef
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.046mg Brisket
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.176mg Beef
Vitamin B3 3.94mg 5.378mg Beef
Vitamin B5 0.35mg 0.658mg Beef
Vitamin B6 0.42mg 0.382mg Brisket
Folate 7µg 9µg Beef
Vitamin B12 2.43µg 2.64µg Beef
Vitamin K 1.3µg 1.2µg Brisket
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.094mg Brisket
Threonine 0.905mg 0.72mg Brisket
Isoleucine 0.931mg 0.822mg Brisket
Leucine 1.637mg 1.45mg Brisket
Lysine 1.724mg 1.54mg Brisket
Methionine 0.53mg 0.478mg Brisket
Phenylalanine 0.809mg 0.725mg Brisket
Valine 1.008mg 0.914mg Brisket
Histidine 0.709mg 0.604mg Brisket
Cholesterol 62mg 88mg Brisket
Trans Fat g 0.572g Brisket
Saturated Fat 2.59g 5.895g Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 3.46g 6.668g Beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.23g 0.484g Beef

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Brisket Beef
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
48
Brisket
52
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
45
Brisket
55
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
124%
Brisket
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Brisket
0%
Beef
Fats
34%
Brisket
71%
Beef

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.305g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
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.
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. Brisket - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168607/nutrients
  2. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/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.