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Pork chop vs Brisket - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pork chop and Brisket

  • Pork chop has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2 and Phosphorus, while Brisket has more Vitamin B12, Iron and Zinc.
  • Brisket covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 74% more than Pork chop.
  • Pork chop contains 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Brisket. While Pork chop contains 0.49mg of Vitamin B1, Brisket contains only 0.1mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Brisket is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled 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
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Contains more Calcium +1020%
Contains more Copper +31.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Iron +120.7%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +36.8%
Equal in Potassium - 330
Equal in Sodium - 79
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 17% 28% 15% 35% 86% 104% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 72% 2% 30% 17% 27% 118% 87% 11%
Contains more Calcium +1020%
Contains more Copper +31.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.9%
Contains more Iron +120.7%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Zinc +36.8%
Equal in Potassium - 330
Equal in Sodium - 79

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +215.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +268.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 5% 30% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 83% 0% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 7% 0% 25% 40% 74% 21% 97% 304% 4% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +215.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +268.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
53
Pork chop
48
Brisket
Mineral Summary Score
41
Pork chop
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 the food
Protein
142%
Pork chop
124%
Brisket
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
0%
Brisket
Fats
66%
Pork chop
34%
Brisket

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Pork chop Brisket
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork chop Brisket
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.749g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pork chop Brisket Opinion
Calories 231 155 Pork chop
Protein 23.72 20.72 Pork chop
Fats 14.35 7.37 Pork chop
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 62 Brisket
Vitamin D 40 Pork chop
Iron 0.87 1.92 Brisket
Calcium 56 5 Pork chop
Potassium 315 330 Brisket
Magnesium 20 23 Brisket
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.105 0.08 Pork chop
Zinc 3.15 4.31 Brisket
Starch
Phosphorus 241 201 Pork chop
Sodium 74 79 Pork chop
Vitamin A 15 0 Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.21 0.32 Brisket
Vitamin D 1 Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.49 0.1 Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313 0.17 Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927 3.94 Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104 0.35 Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489 0.42 Pork chop
Vitamin B12 0.66 2.43 Brisket
Vitamin K 0 1.3 Brisket
Folate 0 7 Brisket
Trans Fat 0.066 Brisket
Saturated Fat 4.339 2.59 Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887 3.46 Pork chop
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894 0.23 Pork chop
Tryptophan 0.282 0.232 Pork chop
Threonine 1.043 0.905 Pork chop
Isoleucine 1.123 0.931 Pork chop
Leucine 1.952 1.637 Pork chop
Lysine 2.109 1.724 Pork chop
Methionine 0.65 0.53 Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.985 0.809 Pork chop
Valine 1.2 1.008 Pork chop
Histidine 0.965 0.709 Pork chop
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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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/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.