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Roast beef vs. Brotwurst — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Roast beef and Brotwurst different?

  • Roast beef is richer in Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Iron, Potassium, Vitamin B5, and Zinc, while Brotwurst is higher in Vitamin B1.
  • Brotwurst covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 43% more than Roast beef.
  • Roast beef contains 9 times more Vitamin B5 than Brotwurst. Roast beef contains 0.566mg of Vitamin B5, while Brotwurst contains 0.06mg.
  • Roast beef is lower in Sodium.

Roast beef, deli style, prepackaged, sliced and Brotwurst, pork, beef, link types were used in this article.

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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 Iron +99%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.6%
Contains more Potassium +130.2%
Contains less Sodium -23.3%
Contains more Zinc +52.4%
Contains more Calcium +860%
Contains more Manganese +166.7%
Contains more Selenium +15.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 77% 15% 104% 58% 112% 88% 29% 2% 81%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 39% 12% 58% 25% 146% 58% 27% 6% 93%
Contains more Iron +99%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.6%
Contains more Potassium +130.2%
Contains less Sodium -23.3%
Contains more Zinc +52.4%
Contains more Calcium +860%
Contains more Manganese +166.7%
Contains more Selenium +15.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.08

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +843.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +253.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +481.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.23
Equal in Folate - 5
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.05
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 10% 0% 0% 11% 50% 105% 34% 107% 4% 256% 24% 4%
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% 6% 9% 0% 63% 54% 62% 4% 30% 4% 257% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +843.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +253.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +481.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.23
Equal in Folate - 5
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.05

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +30.2%
Contains more Water +43.7%
Contains more Fats +653.4%
Contains more Carbs +365.6%
Equal in Other - 3.62
19% 4% 74% 3%
Protein: 18.62 g
Fats: 3.69 g
Carbs: 0.64 g
Water: 73.72 g
Other: 3.33 g
14% 28% 3% 51% 4%
Protein: 14.3 g
Fats: 27.8 g
Carbs: 2.98 g
Water: 51.3 g
Other: 3.62 g
Contains more Protein +30.2%
Contains more Water +43.7%
Contains more Fats +653.4%
Contains more Carbs +365.6%
Equal in Other - 3.62

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +777.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +948.1%
42% 49% 9%
Saturated Fat: 1.318 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.521 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.27 g
38% 51% 11%
Saturated Fat: 9.93 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 13.34 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.83 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -86.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +777.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +948.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Roast beef Brotwurst Opinion
Net carbs 0.64g 2.98g Brotwurst
Protein 18.62g 14.3g Roast beef
Fats 3.69g 27.8g Brotwurst
Carbs 0.64g 2.98g Brotwurst
Calories 115kcal 323kcal Brotwurst
Sugar 0.29g 2.98g Roast beef
Calcium 5mg 48mg Brotwurst
Iron 2.05mg 1.03mg Roast beef
Magnesium 20mg 16mg Roast beef
Phosphorus 242mg 134mg Roast beef
Potassium 647mg 281mg Roast beef
Sodium 853mg 1112mg Roast beef
Zinc 3.2mg 2.1mg Roast beef
Copper 0.086mg 0.08mg Roast beef
Manganese 0.015mg 0.04mg Brotwurst
Selenium 14.7µg 17µg Brotwurst
Vitamin A 11IU 0IU Roast beef
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 0µg Roast beef
Vitamin E 0.49mg 0.27mg Roast beef
Vitamin D 1IU 11IU Brotwurst
Vitamin D 0µg 0.3µg Brotwurst
Vitamin B1 0.043mg 0.25mg Brotwurst
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.23mg Brotwurst
Vitamin B3 5.581mg 3.3mg Roast beef
Vitamin B5 0.566mg 0.06mg Roast beef
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.13mg Roast beef
Folate 5µg 5µg
Vitamin B12 2.04µg 2.05µg Brotwurst
Choline 43.9mg Roast beef
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0µg Roast beef
Tryptophan 0.13mg Brotwurst
Threonine 0.6mg Brotwurst
Isoleucine 0.61mg Brotwurst
Leucine 1.08mg Brotwurst
Lysine 1.14mg Brotwurst
Methionine 0.37mg Brotwurst
Phenylalanine 0.54mg Brotwurst
Valine 0.68mg Brotwurst
Histidine 0.44mg Brotwurst
Cholesterol 51mg 63mg Roast beef
Trans Fat 0.148g Brotwurst
Saturated Fat 1.318g 9.93g Roast beef
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0g Roast beef
Omega-3 - EPA 0.007g 0g Roast beef
Omega-3 - DPA 0.012g 0g Roast beef
Monounsaturated Fat 1.521g 13.34g Brotwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 0.27g 2.83g Brotwurst
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.14g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.001g Roast beef
Omega-3 - ALA 0.017g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.011g Roast beef

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Roast beef Brotwurst
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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
46%
Roast beef
37%
Brotwurst
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Roast beef
47%
Brotwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roast beef
Roast beef is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Roast beef
Roast beef contains less Sodium (difference - 259mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Roast beef
Roast beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Roast beef
Roast beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.612g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brotwurst
Brotwurst is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

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. Roast beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174570/nutrients
  2. Brotwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171622/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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