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Kielbasa vs Brisket - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Kielbasa and Brisket?

  • Kielbasa is higher in Polyunsaturated fat, and Monounsaturated Fat, yet Brisket is higher in Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Kielbasa's daily need coverage for Sodium is 49% more.
  • Kielbasa has 10 times more Polyunsaturated fat than Brisket. While Kielbasa has 2.33g of Polyunsaturated fat, Brisket has only 0.23g.
  • The amount of Sodium in Brisket is lower.

We used Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked and Beef, brisket, whole, separable lean only, all grades, raw types 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 Iron +54.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 72% 17% 87% 30% 11% 118% 27%
Contains more Iron +54.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%

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 +∞%
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% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kielbasa Brisket Opinion
Net carbs 3.9g 0g Kielbasa
Protein 13.1g 20.72g Brisket
Fats 17.6g 7.37g Kielbasa
Carbs 3.9g 0g Kielbasa
Calories 226kcal 155kcal Kielbasa
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium mg 5mg Brisket
Iron 1.24mg 1.92mg Brisket
Magnesium mg 23mg Brisket
Phosphorus mg 201mg Brisket
Potassium mg 330mg Brisket
Sodium 1200mg 79mg Brisket
Zinc mg 4.31mg Brisket
Copper mg 0.08mg Brisket
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.32mg Brisket
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 14.8mg 0mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 mg 0.1mg Brisket
Vitamin B2 mg 0.17mg Brisket
Vitamin B3 mg 3.94mg Brisket
Vitamin B5 mg 0.35mg Brisket
Vitamin B6 mg 0.42mg Brisket
Folate µg 7µg Brisket
Vitamin B12 µg 2.43µg Brisket
Vitamin K µg 1.3µg Brisket
Tryptophan mg 0.232mg Brisket
Threonine mg 0.905mg Brisket
Isoleucine mg 0.931mg Brisket
Leucine mg 1.637mg Brisket
Lysine mg 1.724mg Brisket
Methionine mg 0.53mg Brisket
Phenylalanine mg 0.809mg Brisket
Valine mg 1.008mg Brisket
Histidine mg 0.709mg Brisket
Cholesterol 70mg 62mg Brisket
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.23g 2.59g Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27g 3.46g Kielbasa
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33g 0.23g Kielbasa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Kielbasa Brisket
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
4
Kielbasa
48
Brisket
Mineral Summary Score
25
Kielbasa
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
79%
Kielbasa
124%
Brisket
Carbohydrates
4%
Kielbasa
0%
Brisket
Fats
81%
Kielbasa
34%
Brisket

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brisket
Brisket contains less Sodium (difference - 1121mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.64g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brisket
Brisket is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brisket
Brisket is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

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. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.