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Lamb and mutton vs Brisket - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Lamb and mutton and Brisket

  • Lamb and mutton has more Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat, however Brisket is higher in Vitamin B6.
  • Lamb and mutton covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 31% more than Brisket.
  • Brisket contains 7 times less Polyunsaturated fat than Lamb and mutton. Lamb and mutton contains 1.51g of Polyunsaturated fat, while Brisket contains 0.23g.
  • Brisket has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked 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 +240%
Contains more Copper +48.8%
Equal in Iron - 1.92
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 201
Equal in Potassium - 330
Equal in Sodium - 79
Equal in Zinc - 4.31
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 72% 17% 87% 30% 11% 118% 27%
Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Copper +48.8%
Equal in Iron - 1.92
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 201
Equal in Potassium - 330
Equal in Sodium - 79
Equal in Zinc - 4.31

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 B2 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88.6%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +253.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +223.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.43
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
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 B2 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88.6%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +253.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +223.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.43

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lamb and mutton Brisket Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.52g 20.72g Lamb and mutton
Fats 20.94g 7.37g Lamb and mutton
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 294kcal 155kcal Lamb and mutton
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 5mg Lamb and mutton
Iron 1.88mg 1.92mg Brisket
Magnesium 23mg 23mg
Phosphorus 188mg 201mg Brisket
Potassium 310mg 330mg Brisket
Sodium 72mg 79mg Lamb and mutton
Zinc 4.46mg 4.31mg Lamb and mutton
Copper 0.119mg 0.08mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.14mg 0.32mg Brisket
Vitamin D 2IU IU Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.1mg
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.17mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B3 6.66mg 3.94mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.66mg 0.35mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.42mg Brisket
Folate 18µg 7µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 2.55µg 2.43µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 4.6µg 1.3µg Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.287mg 0.232mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 1.05mg 0.905mg Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 1.183mg 0.931mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.908mg 1.637mg Lamb and mutton
Lysine 2.166mg 1.724mg Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.629mg 0.53mg Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.998mg 0.809mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.323mg 1.008mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.777mg 0.709mg Lamb and mutton
Cholesterol 97mg 62mg Brisket
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.83g 2.59g Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 8.82g 3.46g Lamb and mutton
Polyunsaturated fat 1.51g 0.23g Lamb and mutton

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lamb and mutton 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
Lamb and mutton
48
Brisket
Mineral Summary Score
46
Lamb and mutton
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
147%
Lamb and mutton
124%
Brisket
Carbohydrates
0%
Lamb and mutton
0%
Brisket
Fats
97%
Lamb and mutton
34%
Brisket

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.24g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brisket
Brisket is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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 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.

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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.