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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
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Iron +27.6%
Contains less Sodium -10.1%
Contains more Zinc +101.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 201
Equal in Potassium - 330
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 72% 17% 87% 30% 11% 118% 27%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Iron +27.6%
Contains less Sodium -10.1%
Contains more Zinc +101.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 201
Equal in Potassium - 330
Equal in Copper - 0.08

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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 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%
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%

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.
Chuck steak Brisket
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chuck steak Brisket Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.98g 20.72g Chuck steak
Fats 19.64g 7.37g Chuck steak
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 277kcal 155kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 5mg Chuck steak
Iron 2.45mg 1.92mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 22mg 23mg Brisket
Phosphorus 193mg 201mg Brisket
Potassium 325mg 330mg Brisket
Sodium 71mg 79mg Chuck steak
Zinc 8.68mg 4.31mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.077mg 0.08mg Brisket
Vitamin A 25IU 0IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.32mg Brisket
Vitamin D 5IU IU Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.1mg Brisket
Vitamin B2 0.191mg 0.17mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 4.663mg 3.94mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 0.752mg 0.35mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.373mg 0.42mg Brisket
Folate 6µg 7µg Brisket
Vitamin B12 3.03µg 2.43µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.3µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.281mg 0.232mg Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099mg 0.905mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.062mg 0.931mg Chuck steak
Leucine 2.009mg 1.637mg Chuck steak
Lysine 2.184mg 1.724mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.709mg 0.53mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.951mg 0.809mg Chuck steak
Valine 1.129mg 1.008mg Chuck steak
Histidine 0.809mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 87mg 62mg Brisket
Trans Fat 1.287g g Brisket
Saturated Fat 8.66g 2.59g Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457g 3.46g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 0.23g Chuck steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chuck steak Brisket
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
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 food.
Protein
150%
Chuck steak
124%
Brisket
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
0%
Brisket
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
34%
Brisket

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 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 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 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. 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.