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Pot roast vs Bratwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Pot roast and Bratwurst

  • Pot roast has more Zinc, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus, however Bratwurst is higher in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B12.
  • Pot roast covers your daily Zinc needs 38% more than Bratwurst.
  • Bratwurst contains 2 times less Iron than Pot roast. Pot roast contains 2.42mg of Iron, while Bratwurst contains 1mg.
  • Bratwurst has less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised and Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked.

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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 +128.6%
Contains more Iron +142%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Zinc +169.6%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +22.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Contains more Calcium +128.6%
Contains more Iron +142%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Zinc +169.6%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +22.5%

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 B3 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.5%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +544.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +25.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 5%
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% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 3% 334% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.5%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +544.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +25.4%

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.
Pot roast Bratwurst
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pot roast Bratwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2g Bratwurst
Protein 28.94g 12.2g Pot roast
Fats 19.17g 26.34g Bratwurst
Carbs 0g 2g Bratwurst
Calories 297kcal 297kcal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 7mg Pot roast
Iron 2.42mg 1mg Pot roast
Magnesium 19mg 15mg Pot roast
Phosphorus 174mg 130mg Pot roast
Potassium 231mg 283mg Bratwurst
Sodium 47mg 848mg Pot roast
Zinc 6.66mg 2.47mg Pot roast
Copper 0.099mg 0.08mg Pot roast
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.51mg mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 8IU IU Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Pot roast
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.059mg 0.38mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.213mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B3 4.105mg 3.11mg Pot roast
Vitamin B5 0.571mg 0.69mg Bratwurst
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.2mg Pot roast
Folate 9µg 4µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 2.67µg Bratwurst
Vitamin K 1.8µg µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.19mg 0.107mg Pot roast
Threonine 1.156mg 0.465mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317mg 0.485mg Pot roast
Leucine 2.302mg 0.81mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.446mg 0.903mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.754mg 0.364mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143mg 0.405mg Pot roast
Valine 1.436mg 0.464mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.924mg 0.395mg Pot roast
Cholesterol 116mg 78mg Bratwurst
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 7.548g 6.08g Bratwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175g 8g Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708g 1.58g Bratwurst

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pot roast Bratwurst
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
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
44
Pot roast
52
Bratwurst
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
42
Bratwurst

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
174%
Pot roast
73%
Bratwurst
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
2%
Bratwurst
Fats
88%
Pot roast
122%
Bratwurst

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 801mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.468g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/nutrients
  2. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/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.