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Veal vs Brisket - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Veal and Brisket?

  • Veal is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2, yet Brisket is richer in Vitamin B12, and Iron.
  • Brisket's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 48% higher.
  • Veal has 3 times more Vitamin B5 than Brisket. Veal has 1.16mg of Vitamin B5, while Brisket has 0.35mg.
  • Brisket contains less Cholesterol.

We used Veal, ground, cooked, broiled and Beef, brisket, whole, separable lean only, all grades, raw types in this comparison.

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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
Veal
5
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Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Contains more Iron +93.9%
Contains more Zinc +11.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 201
Equal in Potassium - 330
Equal in Sodium - 79
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 72% 17% 87% 30% 11% 118% 27%
Contains more Calcium +240%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Contains more Iron +93.9%
Contains more Zinc +11.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Phosphorus - 201
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
Veal
5
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +231.4%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +91.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.42
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.3
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 7% 0% 0% 25% 40% 74% 21% 97% 6% 304% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +231.4%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +91.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.42
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.3

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Veal Brisket Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.38g 20.72g Veal
Fats 7.56g 7.37g Veal
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 172kcal 155kcal Veal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 5mg Veal
Iron 0.99mg 1.92mg Brisket
Magnesium 24mg 23mg Veal
Phosphorus 217mg 201mg Veal
Potassium 337mg 330mg Veal
Sodium 83mg 79mg Brisket
Zinc 3.87mg 4.31mg Brisket
Copper 0.103mg 0.08mg Veal
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.32mg Brisket
Vitamin D 0IU IU Veal
Vitamin D 0µg µg Veal
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.1mg Brisket
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.17mg Veal
Vitamin B3 8.03mg 3.94mg Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16mg 0.35mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39mg 0.42mg Brisket
Folate 11µg 7µg Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27µg 2.43µg Brisket
Vitamin K 1.2µg 1.3µg Brisket
Tryptophan 0.247mg 0.232mg Veal
Threonine 1.065mg 0.905mg Veal
Isoleucine 1.201mg 0.931mg Veal
Leucine 1.94mg 1.637mg Veal
Lysine 2.009mg 1.724mg Veal
Methionine 0.569mg 0.53mg Veal
Phenylalanine 0.984mg 0.809mg Veal
Valine 1.347mg 1.008mg Veal
Histidine 0.885mg 0.709mg Veal
Cholesterol 103mg 62mg Brisket
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.04g 2.59g Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84g 3.46g Brisket
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 0.23g Veal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
47
Veal
48
Brisket
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
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 food.
Protein
146%
Veal
124%
Brisket
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
0%
Brisket
Fats
35%
Veal
34%
Brisket

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brisket
Brisket contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.45g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brisket
Brisket is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (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 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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.