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Brisket vs Kielbasa - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Brisket and Kielbasa?

  • Brisket is higher in Iron, yet Kielbasa is higher in Vitamin C, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Kielbasa's daily need coverage for Sodium is 49% more.
  • Brisket has 2 times more Iron than Kielbasa. While Brisket has 1.92mg of Iron, Kielbasa has only 1.24mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Brisket is lower.

We used Beef, brisket, whole, separable lean only, all grades, raw and Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked 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 Iron +54.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 72% 2% 30% 17% 27% 118% 87% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 47% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 157%
Contains more Iron +54.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%

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 C +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 7% 0% 25% 40% 74% 21% 97% 304% 4% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brisket Kielbasa Opinion
Calories 155kcal 226kcal Kielbasa
Protein 20.72g 13.1g Brisket
Fats 7.37g 17.6g Kielbasa
Vitamin C 0mg 14.8mg Kielbasa
Net carbs 0g 3.9g Kielbasa
Carbs 0g 3.9g Kielbasa
Cholesterol 62mg 70mg Brisket
Vitamin D IU IU
Iron 1.92mg 1.24mg Brisket
Calcium 5mg mg Brisket
Potassium 330mg mg Brisket
Magnesium 23mg mg Brisket
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.08mg mg Brisket
Zinc 4.31mg mg Brisket
Starch g g
Phosphorus 201mg mg Brisket
Sodium 79mg 1200mg Brisket
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.32mg mg Brisket
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg mg Brisket
Vitamin B2 0.17mg mg Brisket
Vitamin B3 3.94mg mg Brisket
Vitamin B5 0.35mg mg Brisket
Vitamin B6 0.42mg mg Brisket
Vitamin B12 2.43µg µg Brisket
Vitamin K 1.3µg µg Brisket
Folate 7µg µg Brisket
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 2.59g 6.23g Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 3.46g 8.27g Kielbasa
Polyunsaturated fat 0.23g 2.33g Kielbasa
Tryptophan 0.232mg mg Brisket
Threonine 0.905mg mg Brisket
Isoleucine 0.931mg mg Brisket
Leucine 1.637mg mg Brisket
Lysine 1.724mg mg Brisket
Methionine 0.53mg mg Brisket
Phenylalanine 0.809mg mg Brisket
Valine 1.008mg mg Brisket
Histidine 0.709mg mg Brisket
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brisket Kielbasa
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
4
Kielbasa
Mineral Summary Score
45
Brisket
25
Kielbasa

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
79%
Kielbasa
Carbohydrates
0%
Brisket
4%
Kielbasa
Fats
34%
Brisket
81%
Kielbasa

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brisket
Brisket contains less Sodium (difference - 1121mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.64g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brisket
Brisket is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brisket
Brisket is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

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. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.