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Brisket vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Brisket and Meat

  • Brisket has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, however Meat has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Brisket is 78% higher.
  • Meat has 2 times less Zinc than Brisket. Brisket has 4.31mg of Zinc, while Meat has 2.42mg.

Food types used in this article are Beef, brisket, whole, separable lean only, all grades, raw and Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, 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
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Meat
Contains more Iron +67%
Contains more Zinc +78.1%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.8%
Contains more Potassium +27.6%
Contains less Sodium -27.8%
Contains more Copper +38.8%
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% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Contains more Iron +67%
Contains more Zinc +78.1%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.8%
Contains more Potassium +27.6%
Contains less Sodium -27.8%
Contains more Copper +38.8%

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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Meat
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +326.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76%
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 0% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +326.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brisket Meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 20.72g 26.17g Meat
Fats 7.37g 3.51g Brisket
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 155kcal 143kcal Brisket
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 6mg Meat
Iron 1.92mg 1.15mg Brisket
Magnesium 23mg 29mg Meat
Phosphorus 201mg 267mg Meat
Potassium 330mg 421mg Meat
Sodium 79mg 57mg Meat
Zinc 4.31mg 2.42mg Brisket
Copper 0.08mg 0.111mg Meat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.32mg 0.08mg Brisket
Vitamin D IU 10IU Meat
Vitamin D µg 0.2µg Meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.95mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.387mg Meat
Vitamin B3 3.94mg 7.432mg Meat
Vitamin B5 0.35mg 1.012mg Meat
Vitamin B6 0.42mg 0.739mg Meat
Folate 7µg 0µg Brisket
Vitamin B12 2.43µg 0.57µg Brisket
Vitamin K 1.3µg 0µg Brisket
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.275mg Meat
Threonine 0.905mg 1.175mg Meat
Isoleucine 0.931mg 1.288mg Meat
Leucine 1.637mg 2.229mg Meat
Lysine 1.724mg 2.427mg Meat
Methionine 0.53mg 0.721mg Meat
Phenylalanine 0.809mg 1.1mg Meat
Valine 1.008mg 1.367mg Meat
Histidine 0.709mg 1.13mg Meat
Cholesterol 62mg 73mg Brisket
Trans Fat g 0.033g Brisket
Saturated Fat 2.59g 1.198g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 3.46g 1.334g Brisket
Polyunsaturated fat 0.23g 0.506g Meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brisket 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
65
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
45
Brisket
41
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
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Brisket
0%
Meat
Fats
34%
Brisket
16%
Meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.392g)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
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 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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.