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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
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Contains more Zinc +156.7%
Equal in Potassium - 283
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 90% 17% 70% 25% 8% 173% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Contains more Zinc +156.7%
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
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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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 3% 0% 19% 70% 97% 0% 116% 5% 275% 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% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 3% 334% 0%
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%

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 Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Steak Bratwurst
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
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
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

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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (78 mg)

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.