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Chuck steak vs Brisket - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chuck steak and Brisket

  • 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.
  • Chuck steak contains 3 times more Saturated Fat than Brisket. While Chuck steak contains 8.66g of Saturated Fat, Brisket contains only 2.59g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled 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 Iron +27.6%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Zinc +101.4%
Contains less Sodium -10.1%
Equal in Potassium - 330
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Equal in Phosphorus - 201
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 5% 29% 16% 26% 237% 83% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 72% 2% 30% 17% 27% 118% 87% 11%
Contains more Iron +27.6%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Zinc +101.4%
Contains less Sodium -10.1%
Equal in Potassium - 330
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Equal in Phosphorus - 201

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.6%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 2% 3% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 379% 4% 5%
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 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%
Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.6%
Contains more Folate +16.7%

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
56
Chuck steak
48
Brisket
Mineral Summary Score
62
Chuck steak
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
150%
Chuck steak
124%
Brisket
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
0%
Brisket
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
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.
Chuck steak Brisket
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Chuck steak 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 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 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 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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Chuck steak Brisket Opinion
Calories 277 155 Chuck steak
Protein 24.98 20.72 Chuck steak
Fats 19.64 7.37 Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 87 62 Brisket
Vitamin D 5 Chuck steak
Iron 2.45 1.92 Chuck steak
Calcium 16 5 Chuck steak
Potassium 325 330 Brisket
Magnesium 22 23 Brisket
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.077 0.08 Brisket
Zinc 8.68 4.31 Chuck steak
Starch
Phosphorus 193 201 Brisket
Sodium 71 79 Chuck steak
Vitamin A 25 0 Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1 0.32 Brisket
Vitamin D 0.1 Chuck steak
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.1 Brisket
Vitamin B2 0.191 0.17 Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 4.663 3.94 Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 0.752 0.35 Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.373 0.42 Brisket
Vitamin B12 3.03 2.43 Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6 1.3 Chuck steak
Folate 6 7 Brisket
Trans Fat 1.287 Brisket
Saturated Fat 8.66 2.59 Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457 3.46 Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81 0.23 Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.281 0.232 Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099 0.905 Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.062 0.931 Chuck steak
Leucine 2.009 1.637 Chuck steak
Lysine 2.184 1.724 Chuck steak
Methionine 0.709 0.53 Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.951 0.809 Chuck steak
Valine 1.129 1.008 Chuck steak
Histidine 0.809 0.709 Chuck steak
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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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.