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Brisket vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Brisket and Pork chop

  • Brisket has more Vitamin B12, Iron, and Zinc, while Pork chop has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus.
  • Brisket covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 74% more than Pork chop.
  • Brisket contains 2 times more Iron than Pork chop. While Brisket contains 1.92mg of Iron, Pork chop contains only 0.87mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Brisket is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, brisket, whole, separable lean only, all grades, raw and Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled.

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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 +120.7%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +36.8%
Contains more Calcium +1020%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Copper +31.3%
Equal in Potassium - 315
Equal in Sodium - 74
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 72% 17% 87% 30% 11% 118% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Contains more Iron +120.7%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +36.8%
Contains more Calcium +1020%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Copper +31.3%
Equal in Potassium - 315
Equal in Sodium - 74

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 +52.4%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +268.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +215.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.4%
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 1% 5% 30% 0% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 0% 83% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +52.4%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +268.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +215.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.4%

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 Pork chop
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Pork chop Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 20.72g 23.72g Pork chop
Fats 7.37g 14.35g Pork chop
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 155kcal 231kcal Pork chop
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 56mg Pork chop
Iron 1.92mg 0.87mg Brisket
Magnesium 23mg 20mg Brisket
Phosphorus 201mg 241mg Pork chop
Potassium 330mg 315mg Brisket
Sodium 79mg 74mg Pork chop
Zinc 4.31mg 3.15mg Brisket
Copper 0.08mg 0.105mg Pork chop
Vitamin A 0IU 15IU Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.32mg 0.21mg Brisket
Vitamin D IU 40IU Pork chop
Vitamin D µg 1µg Pork chop
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.49mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.313mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 3.94mg 7.927mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 0.35mg 1.104mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.42mg 0.489mg Pork chop
Folate 7µg 0µg Brisket
Vitamin B12 2.43µg 0.66µg Brisket
Vitamin K 1.3µg 0µg Brisket
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.282mg Pork chop
Threonine 0.905mg 1.043mg Pork chop
Isoleucine 0.931mg 1.123mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.637mg 1.952mg Pork chop
Lysine 1.724mg 2.109mg Pork chop
Methionine 0.53mg 0.65mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.809mg 0.985mg Pork chop
Valine 1.008mg 1.2mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.709mg 0.965mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 62mg 78mg Brisket
Trans Fat g 0.066g Brisket
Saturated Fat 2.59g 4.339g Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 3.46g 4.887g Pork chop
Polyunsaturated fat 0.23g 1.894g Pork chop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Brisket Pork chop
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
53
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
45
Brisket
41
Pork chop

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
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
0%
Brisket
0%
Pork chop
Fats
34%
Brisket
66%
Pork chop

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.749g)
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. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/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.