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Horse meat vs Brisket - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Horse meat and Brisket

  • Horse meat has more Iron, Vitamin B12, Copper, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3, however Brisket has more Vitamin B6, Selenium, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Horse meat is 39% higher.
  • Brisket has 2 times less Copper than Horse meat. Horse meat has 0.171mg of Copper, while Brisket has 0.08mg.

Food types used in this article are Game meat, horse, 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
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Iron +162%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.9%
Contains more Potassium +14.8%
Contains less Sodium -30.4%
Contains more Copper +113.8%
Contains more Zinc +12.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 189% 18% 106% 34% 8% 105% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 72% 17% 87% 30% 11% 118% 27%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Iron +162%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.9%
Contains more Potassium +14.8%
Contains less Sodium -30.4%
Contains more Copper +113.8%
Contains more Zinc +12.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.1
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% 7% 25% 28% 91% 0% 77% 0% 396% 0%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.1

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horse meat Brisket Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 28.14g 20.72g Horse meat
Fats 6.05g 7.37g Brisket
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 175kcal 155kcal Horse meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Horse meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 5mg Horse meat
Iron 5.03mg 1.92mg Horse meat
Magnesium 25mg 23mg Horse meat
Phosphorus 247mg 201mg Horse meat
Potassium 379mg 330mg Horse meat
Sodium 55mg 79mg Horse meat
Zinc 3.82mg 4.31mg Brisket
Copper 0.171mg 0.08mg Horse meat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.32mg Brisket
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Horse meat
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.1mg
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.17mg Brisket
Vitamin B3 4.84mg 3.94mg Horse meat
Vitamin B5 mg 0.35mg Brisket
Vitamin B6 0.33mg 0.42mg Brisket
Folate µg 7µg Brisket
Vitamin B12 3.16µg 2.43µg Horse meat
Vitamin K µg 1.3µg Brisket
Tryptophan 0.349mg 0.232mg Horse meat
Threonine 1.262mg 0.905mg Horse meat
Isoleucine 1.334mg 0.931mg Horse meat
Leucine 2.232mg 1.637mg Horse meat
Lysine 2.398mg 1.724mg Horse meat
Methionine 0.623mg 0.53mg Horse meat
Phenylalanine 1.157mg 0.809mg Horse meat
Valine 1.458mg 1.008mg Horse meat
Histidine 1.081mg 0.709mg Horse meat
Cholesterol 68mg 62mg Brisket
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.9g 2.59g Horse meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.12g 3.46g Brisket
Polyunsaturated fat 0.85g 0.23g Horse meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Horse meat 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
52
Horse meat
48
Brisket
Mineral Summary Score
65
Horse 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 food.
Protein
169%
Horse meat
124%
Brisket
Carbohydrates
0%
Horse meat
0%
Brisket
Fats
28%
Horse meat
34%
Brisket

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.69g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Horse meat
Horse meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
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 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. Horse meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175087/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.