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Chicken meat vs Brisket - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chicken meat and Brisket

  • Chicken meat has more Vitamin B3, Selenium and Vitamin B5, however Brisket has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron and Vitamin A.
  • Brisket's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 89% more.
  • Chicken meat has 3 times more Vitamin B5 than Brisket. Chicken meat has 1.03mg of Vitamin B5, while Brisket has 0.35mg.
  • Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat.

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

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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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Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +52.4%
Contains more Potassium +48%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Zinc +122.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Sodium - 79
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 5% 20% 17% 22% 53% 78% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 72% 2% 30% 17% 27% 118% 87% 11%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +52.4%
Contains more Potassium +48%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Zinc +122.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Sodium - 79

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +84.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +710%
Contains more Folate +40%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.17
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.42
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 10% 6% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 38% 6% 4%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +84.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +710%
Contains more Folate +40%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.17
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.42

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
36
Chicken meat
48
Brisket
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
45
Brisket

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 the food
Protein
164%
Chicken meat
124%
Brisket
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
0%
Brisket
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
34%
Brisket

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chicken meat Brisket
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken meat Brisket
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brisket
Brisket contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
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 Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chicken meat Brisket Opinion
Calories 239 155 Chicken meat
Protein 27.3 20.72 Chicken meat
Fats 13.6 7.37 Chicken meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 88 62 Brisket
Vitamin D 2 Chicken meat
Iron 1.26 1.92 Brisket
Calcium 15 5 Chicken meat
Potassium 223 330 Brisket
Magnesium 23 23
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.066 0.08 Brisket
Zinc 1.94 4.31 Brisket
Starch
Phosphorus 182 201 Brisket
Sodium 82 79 Brisket
Vitamin A 161 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27 0.32 Brisket
Vitamin D 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.1 Brisket
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.17 Brisket
Vitamin B3 8.487 3.94 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03 0.35 Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.42 Brisket
Vitamin B12 0.3 2.43 Brisket
Vitamin K 2.4 1.3 Chicken meat
Folate 5 7 Brisket
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.79 2.59 Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34 3.46 Chicken meat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97 0.23 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305 0.232 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128 0.905 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362 0.931 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986 1.637 Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223 1.724 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726 0.53 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061 0.809 Chicken meat
Valine 1.325 1.008 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802 0.709 Chicken meat
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/nutrients
  2. Brisket - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168607/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.