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Steak vs Bratwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Steak and Bratwurst different?

  • Steak is higher in Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2, however Bratwurst is richer in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B12.
  • Daily need coverage for Zinc from Steak is 35% higher.
  • Steak contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Bratwurst. While Steak contains 0.5mg of Vitamin B6, Bratwurst contains only 0.2mg.
  • Bratwurst has less Saturated Fat.

Beef, rib eye steak, boneless, lip off, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked are the varieties 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Steak
7
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Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Zinc +156.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Equal in Potassium - 283
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 4% 25% 17% 29% 173% 70% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 25% 11% 27% 68% 56% 111%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Zinc +156.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Equal in Potassium - 283
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Steak
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +413.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 3% 19% 70% 97% 0% 116% 275% 4% 5%
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% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 334% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +413.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.4%

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
49
Steak
52
Bratwurst
Mineral Summary Score
52
Steak
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
149%
Steak
73%
Bratwurst
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
2%
Bratwurst
Fats
88%
Steak
122%
Bratwurst

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

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Steak Bratwurst
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 790mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Steak
Steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Steak
Steak is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.363g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (78 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Steak Bratwurst Opinion
Calories 271 297 Bratwurst
Protein 24.85 12.2 Steak
Fats 19.02 26.34 Bratwurst
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 2 Bratwurst
Cholesterol 78 78
Vitamin D 6 Steak
Iron 2.4 1 Steak
Calcium 12 7 Steak
Potassium 279 283 Bratwurst
Magnesium 23 15 Steak
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.08 Steak
Zinc 6.34 2.47 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 163 130 Steak
Sodium 58 848 Steak
Vitamin A 25 0 Steak
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0.1 Steak
Vitamin B1 0.074 0.38 Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 0.301 0.213 Steak
Vitamin B3 5.149 3.11 Steak
Vitamin B5 0.69 Bratwurst
Vitamin B6 0.5 0.2 Steak
Vitamin B12 2.2 2.67 Bratwurst
Vitamin K 1.6 Steak
Folate 6 4 Steak
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.443 6.08 Bratwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171 8 Steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896 1.58 Bratwurst
Tryptophan 0.278 0.107 Steak
Threonine 1.171 0.465 Steak
Isoleucine 1.157 0.485 Steak
Leucine 2.142 0.81 Steak
Lysine 2.38 0.903 Steak
Methionine 0.672 0.364 Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997 0.405 Steak
Valine 1.242 0.464 Steak
Histidine 0.931 0.395 Steak
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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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172164/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.