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Corned beef vs Bratwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Corned beef and Bratwurst different?

  • Corned beef is higher in Selenium, Zinc, Iron, and Copper, however Bratwurst is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Bratwurst is 43% higher.
  • Corned beef contains 2 times more Selenium than Bratwurst. While Corned beef contains 32.8µg of Selenium, Bratwurst contains only 14.1µg.
  • Bratwurst has less Cholesterol.

Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked and Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +14.3%
Contains more Iron +86%
Contains more Zinc +85.4%
Contains more Copper +92.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +95.2%
Contains less Sodium -12.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 130
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 70% 9% 54% 13% 127% 125% 52%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Iron +86%
Contains more Zinc +85.4%
Contains more Copper +92.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +95.2%
Contains less Sodium -12.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 130

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 B6 +15%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1361.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.11
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 3% 0% 7% 40% 57% 26% 54% 5% 204% 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% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 3% 334% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1361.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.11

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.
Corned beef Bratwurst
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corned beef Bratwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0.47g 2g Bratwurst
Protein 18.17g 12.2g Corned beef
Fats 18.98g 26.34g Bratwurst
Carbs 0.47g 2g Bratwurst
Calories 251kcal 297kcal Bratwurst
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 7mg Corned beef
Iron 1.86mg 1mg Corned beef
Magnesium 12mg 15mg Bratwurst
Phosphorus 125mg 130mg Bratwurst
Potassium 145mg 283mg Bratwurst
Sodium 973mg 848mg Bratwurst
Zinc 4.58mg 2.47mg Corned beef
Copper 0.154mg 0.08mg Corned beef
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.16mg mg Corned beef
Vitamin D 4IU IU Corned beef
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Corned beef
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.026mg 0.38mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.213mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B3 3.03mg 3.11mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B5 0.42mg 0.69mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.2mg Corned beef
Folate 6µg 4µg Corned beef
Vitamin B12 1.63µg 2.67µg Bratwurst
Vitamin K 1.5µg µg Corned beef
Tryptophan 0.119mg 0.107mg Corned beef
Threonine 0.726mg 0.465mg Corned beef
Isoleucine 0.827mg 0.485mg Corned beef
Leucine 1.445mg 0.81mg Corned beef
Lysine 1.536mg 0.903mg Corned beef
Methionine 0.473mg 0.364mg Corned beef
Phenylalanine 0.718mg 0.405mg Corned beef
Valine 0.901mg 0.464mg Corned beef
Histidine 0.58mg 0.395mg Corned beef
Cholesterol 98mg 78mg Bratwurst
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.34g 6.08g Bratwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 9.22g 8g Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.67g 1.58g Bratwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Corned beef Bratwurst
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
33
Corned beef
52
Bratwurst
Mineral Summary Score
56
Corned beef
42
Bratwurst

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
109%
Corned beef
73%
Bratwurst
Carbohydrates
0%
Corned beef
2%
Bratwurst
Fats
88%
Corned beef
122%
Bratwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 125mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.26g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Corned beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170200/nutrients
  2. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/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.