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Meat vs Brisket - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Meat and Brisket

  • Meat has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus, however Brisket has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Brisket is 78% higher.
  • Brisket has 10 times less Vitamin B1 than Meat. Meat has 0.95mg of Vitamin B1, while Brisket has 0.1mg.

Food types used in this article are Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, 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
Meat
6
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Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.8%
Contains more Potassium +27.6%
Contains less Sodium -27.8%
Contains more Copper +38.8%
Contains more Iron +67%
Contains more Zinc +78.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 72% 17% 87% 30% 11% 118% 27%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.8%
Contains more Potassium +27.6%
Contains less Sodium -27.8%
Contains more Copper +38.8%
Contains more Iron +67%
Contains more Zinc +78.1%

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
Meat
6
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +326.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 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 B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +189.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +326.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Meat Brisket Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 26.17g 20.72g Meat
Fats 3.51g 7.37g Brisket
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 143kcal 155kcal Brisket
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 5mg Meat
Iron 1.15mg 1.92mg Brisket
Magnesium 29mg 23mg Meat
Phosphorus 267mg 201mg Meat
Potassium 421mg 330mg Meat
Sodium 57mg 79mg Meat
Zinc 2.42mg 4.31mg Brisket
Copper 0.111mg 0.08mg Meat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.32mg Brisket
Vitamin D 10IU IU Meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.95mg 0.1mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg 0.17mg Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432mg 3.94mg Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012mg 0.35mg Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739mg 0.42mg Meat
Folate 0µg 7µg Brisket
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 2.43µg Brisket
Vitamin K 0µg 1.3µg Brisket
Tryptophan 0.275mg 0.232mg Meat
Threonine 1.175mg 0.905mg Meat
Isoleucine 1.288mg 0.931mg Meat
Leucine 2.229mg 1.637mg Meat
Lysine 2.427mg 1.724mg Meat
Methionine 0.721mg 0.53mg Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 0.809mg Meat
Valine 1.367mg 1.008mg Meat
Histidine 1.13mg 0.709mg Meat
Cholesterol 73mg 62mg Brisket
Trans Fat 0.033g g Brisket
Saturated Fat 1.198g 2.59g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 3.46g Brisket
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 0.23g Meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
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
65
Meat
48
Brisket
Mineral Summary Score
41
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
157%
Meat
124%
Brisket
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Brisket
Fats
16%
Meat
34%
Brisket

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.392g)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
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.
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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.