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Brisket vs Chicken meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Brisket and Chicken meat

  • Brisket has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, however Chicken meat has more Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Brisket's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 89% more.
  • Brisket has 2 times more Zinc than Chicken meat. Brisket has 4.31mg of Zinc, while Chicken meat has 1.94mg.
  • Brisket is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, brisket, whole, separable lean only, all grades, raw and Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted.

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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 Iron +52.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains more Potassium +48%
Contains more Zinc +122.2%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 182
Equal in Sodium - 82
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 72% 17% 87% 30% 11% 118% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Contains more Iron +52.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains more Potassium +48%
Contains more Zinc +122.2%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 182
Equal in Sodium - 82

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 E +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.7%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +710%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +84.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.4
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 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.7%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +710%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +84.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.168
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.4

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 Chicken meat
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Chicken meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 20.72g 27.3g Chicken meat
Fats 7.37g 13.6g Chicken meat
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 155kcal 239kcal Chicken meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 15mg Chicken meat
Iron 1.92mg 1.26mg Brisket
Magnesium 23mg 23mg
Phosphorus 201mg 182mg Brisket
Potassium 330mg 223mg Brisket
Sodium 79mg 82mg Brisket
Zinc 4.31mg 1.94mg Brisket
Copper 0.08mg 0.066mg Brisket
Vitamin A 0IU 161IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.32mg 0.27mg Brisket
Vitamin D IU 2IU Chicken meat
Vitamin D µg 0µg Chicken meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.063mg Brisket
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.168mg Brisket
Vitamin B3 3.94mg 8.487mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 0.35mg 1.03mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.42mg 0.4mg Brisket
Folate 7µg 5µg Brisket
Vitamin B12 2.43µg 0.3µg Brisket
Vitamin K 1.3µg 2.4µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.305mg Chicken meat
Threonine 0.905mg 1.128mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 0.931mg 1.362mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.637mg 1.986mg Chicken meat
Lysine 1.724mg 2.223mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.53mg 0.726mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 0.809mg 1.061mg Chicken meat
Valine 1.008mg 1.325mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.709mg 0.802mg Chicken meat
Cholesterol 62mg 88mg Brisket
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 2.59g 3.79g Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 3.46g 5.34g Chicken meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.23g 2.97g Chicken meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brisket Chicken meat
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
36
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
45
Brisket
31
Chicken meat

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
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Brisket
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
34%
Brisket
63%
Chicken meat

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brisket
Brisket contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
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 - 1.2g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brisket
Brisket 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. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.