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Brisket vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Brisket and Beefsteak?

  • Brisket is higher in Monounsaturated Fat, yet Beefsteak is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Zinc, and Vitamin B3.
  • Beefsteak's daily need coverage for Selenium is 21% more.

We used Beef, brisket, whole, separable lean only, all grades, raw and Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw types 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 Potassium +13.6%
Contains less Sodium -30.4%
Contains more Zinc +23%
Equal in Calcium - 5
Equal in Iron - 2
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Phosphorus - 220
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 72% 17% 87% 30% 11% 118% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Contains more Potassium +13.6%
Contains less Sodium -30.4%
Contains more Zinc +23%
Equal in Calcium - 5
Equal in Iron - 2
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Phosphorus - 220
Equal in Copper - 0.079

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +15.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.182
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% 0% 3% 0% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 3% 337% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Folate +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +15.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.182

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brisket Beefsteak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 20.72g 21.38g Beefsteak
Fats 7.37g 5.36g Brisket
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 155kcal 134kcal Brisket
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 5mg
Iron 1.92mg 2mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 23mg 25mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 201mg 220mg Beefsteak
Potassium 330mg 375mg Beefsteak
Sodium 79mg 55mg Beefsteak
Zinc 4.31mg 5.3mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.08mg 0.079mg Brisket
Vitamin A 0IU 6IU Beefsteak
Vitamin E 0.32mg mg Brisket
Vitamin D IU 3IU Beefsteak
Vitamin D µg 0.1µg Beefsteak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.075mg Brisket
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.182mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B3 3.94mg 5.048mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.35mg mg Brisket
Vitamin B6 0.42mg 0.543mg Beefsteak
Folate 7µg 3µg Brisket
Vitamin B12 2.43µg 2.69µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.3µg 1.5µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.262mg Beefsteak
Threonine 0.905mg 1.099mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 0.931mg 1.09mg Beefsteak
Leucine 1.637mg 2.011mg Beefsteak
Lysine 1.724mg 2.247mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.53mg 0.621mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.809mg 0.931mg Beefsteak
Valine 1.008mg 1.152mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.709mg 0.868mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 62mg 67mg Brisket
Trans Fat g 0.253g Brisket
Saturated Fat 2.59g 1.875g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 3.46g 2.354g Brisket
Polyunsaturated fat 0.23g 0.189g Brisket

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brisket Beefsteak
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
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
45
Brisket
50
Beefsteak

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
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Brisket
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
34%
Brisket
25%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Brisket
Brisket is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.715g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172173/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.