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Pepperoni vs. Brisket — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pepperoni and Brisket

  • Pepperoni has more Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2, however, Brisket is higher in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Iron, and Choline.
  • Pepperoni covers your daily need of Sodium 67% more than Brisket.
  • Pepperoni has 107 times more Manganese than Brisket. While Pepperoni has 1.074mg of Manganese, Brisket has only 0.01mg.
  • Brisket has less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced and Beef, brisket, flat half, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, braised.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +18.8%
Contains more Potassium +18.1%
Contains more Manganese +10640%
Contains more Iron +82.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Zinc +174.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Equal in Copper - 0.1
Equal in Selenium - 27.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 50% 13% 68% 25% 207% 67% 31% 141% 159%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 92% 14% 75% 21% 7% 183% 34% 2% 148%
Contains more Calcium +18.8%
Contains more Potassium +18.1%
Contains more Manganese +10640%
Contains more Iron +82.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.8%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Zinc +174.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Equal in Copper - 0.1
Equal in Selenium - 27.1

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin E +102%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +359.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +222.2%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.1%
Contains more Choline +114.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 21% 39% 0% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 4% 163% 28% 15%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 11% 0% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 265% 60% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +102%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +359.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +222.2%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63.1%
Contains more Choline +114.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +151.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1592.9%
Contains more Protein +49.7%
Contains more Water +83.8%
19% 46% 29% 5%
Protein: 19.25 g
Fats: 46.28 g
Carbs: 1.18 g
Water: 28.55 g
Other: 4.74 g
29% 18% 52%
Protein: 28.82 g
Fats: 18.42 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 52.48 g
Other: 0.28 g
Contains more Fats +151.2%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +1592.9%
Contains more Protein +49.7%
Contains more Water +83.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +161.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +554.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.7%
41% 48% 10%
Saturated Fat: 17.708 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 20.77 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.458 g
46% 50% 4%
Saturated Fat: 7.305 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7.934 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.681 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +161.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +554.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Pepperoni Brisket
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pepperoni Brisket Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 0g Pepperoni
Protein 19.25g 28.82g Brisket
Fats 46.28g 18.42g Pepperoni
Carbs 1.18g 0g Pepperoni
Calories 504kcal 289kcal Pepperoni
Calcium 19mg 16mg Pepperoni
Iron 1.33mg 2.43mg Brisket
Magnesium 18mg 19mg Brisket
Phosphorus 158mg 175mg Brisket
Potassium 274mg 232mg Pepperoni
Sodium 1582mg 48mg Brisket
Zinc 2.44mg 6.69mg Brisket
Copper 0.091mg 0.1mg Brisket
Manganese 1.074mg 0.01mg Pepperoni
Selenium 29µg 27.1µg Pepperoni
Vitamin E 1.03mg 0.51mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D 52IU Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.3µg Pepperoni
Vitamin B1 0.271mg 0.059mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.257mg 0.171mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 4.987mg 4.087mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 0.93mg 0.568mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.362mg 0.282mg Pepperoni
Folate 5µg 9µg Brisket
Vitamin B12 1.3µg 2.12µg Brisket
Choline 51.2mg 109.8mg Brisket
Vitamin K 5.8µg 1.8µg Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.23mg 0.181mg Pepperoni
Threonine 0.869mg 1.101mg Brisket
Isoleucine 0.901mg 1.253mg Brisket
Leucine 1.575mg 2.192mg Brisket
Lysine 1.652mg 2.328mg Brisket
Methionine 0.511mg 0.717mg Brisket
Phenylalanine 0.778mg 1.088mg Brisket
Valine 0.987mg 1.367mg Brisket
Histidine 0.688mg 0.879mg Brisket
Cholesterol 97mg 106mg Pepperoni
Trans Fat 1.527g Brisket
Saturated Fat 17.708g 7.305g Brisket
Omega-3 - DHA 0.004g 0g Pepperoni
Omega-3 - EPA 0.004g 0g Pepperoni
Omega-3 - DPA 0.02g 0g Pepperoni
Monounsaturated Fat 20.77g 7.934g Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 4.458g 0.681g Pepperoni
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.136g Pepperoni
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 3.605g Pepperoni
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.002g Pepperoni
Omega-3 - ALA 0.164g Pepperoni
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.018g Pepperoni
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.04g Pepperoni

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pepperoni Brisket
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Pepperoni
44%
Brisket
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
76%
Pepperoni
58%
Brisket

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brisket
Brisket contains less Sodium (difference - 1534mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.403g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Brisket
Brisket is cheaper (difference - $1)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/nutrients
  2. Brisket - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169488/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.