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Brisket vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Brisket and Chuck steak

  • The amount of Zinc, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Iron, and Monounsaturated Fat in Chuck steak is higher than in Brisket.
  • Chuck steak covers your daily need of Zinc 40% more than Brisket.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Brisket is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, brisket, whole, separable lean only, all grades, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Iron +27.6%
Contains less Sodium -10.1%
Contains more Zinc +101.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 193
Equal in Potassium - 325
Equal in Copper - 0.077
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% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Iron +27.6%
Contains less Sodium -10.1%
Contains more Zinc +101.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Phosphorus - 193
Equal in Potassium - 325
Equal in Copper - 0.077

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 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.6%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +24.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
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 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.6%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +24.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%

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 Chuck steak
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 20.72g 24.98g Chuck steak
Fats 7.37g 19.64g Chuck steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 155kcal 277kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 16mg Chuck steak
Iron 1.92mg 2.45mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 23mg 22mg Brisket
Phosphorus 201mg 193mg Brisket
Potassium 330mg 325mg Brisket
Sodium 79mg 71mg Chuck steak
Zinc 4.31mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.08mg 0.077mg Brisket
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.32mg 0.1mg Brisket
Vitamin D IU 5IU Chuck steak
Vitamin D µg 0.1µg Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.066mg Brisket
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.191mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 3.94mg 4.663mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 0.35mg 0.752mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.42mg 0.373mg Brisket
Folate 7µg 6µg Brisket
Vitamin B12 2.43µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.3µg 1.6µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.281mg Chuck steak
Threonine 0.905mg 1.099mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 0.931mg 1.062mg Chuck steak
Leucine 1.637mg 2.009mg Chuck steak
Lysine 1.724mg 2.184mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.53mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.809mg 0.951mg Chuck steak
Valine 1.008mg 1.129mg Chuck steak
Histidine 0.709mg 0.809mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 62mg 87mg Brisket
Trans Fat g 1.287g Brisket
Saturated Fat 2.59g 8.66g Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 3.46g 9.457g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.23g 0.81g Chuck steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brisket Chuck steak
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
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
45
Brisket
62
Chuck steak

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
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Brisket
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
34%
Brisket
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.07g)
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. 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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.