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Corned beef vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 901mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.445g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Corned beef Beef
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Corned beef Beef
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
18
Corned beef
28
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
41
Corned beef
37
Beef

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
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Beef
Contains more Copper +81.2%
Contains more Iron +39.8%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Potassium +119.3%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +37.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Copper +81.2%
Contains more Iron +39.8%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Potassium +119.3%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +37.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%

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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Beef
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +62%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.176
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +62%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.176

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 the food
Protein
109%
Corned beef
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Corned beef
0%
Beef
Fats
88%
Corned beef
71%
Beef

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Corned beef Beef Opinion
Calories 251 250 Corned beef
Protein 18.17 25.93 Beef
Fats 18.98 15.41 Corned beef
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.47 0 Corned beef
Cholesterol 98 88 Beef
Vitamin D 4 2 Corned beef
Iron 1.86 2.6 Beef
Calcium 8 18 Beef
Potassium 145 318 Beef
Magnesium 12 21 Beef
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.154 0.085 Corned beef
Zinc 4.58 6.31 Beef
Starch
Phosphorus 125 198 Beef
Sodium 973 72 Beef
Vitamin A 0 9 Beef
Vitamin E 0.16 0.12 Corned beef
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Corned beef
Vitamin B1 0.026 0.046 Beef
Vitamin B2 0.17 0.176 Beef
Vitamin B3 3.03 5.378 Beef
Vitamin B5 0.42 0.658 Beef
Vitamin B6 0.23 0.382 Beef
Vitamin B12 1.63 2.64 Beef
Vitamin K 1.5 1.2 Corned beef
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.572 Corned beef
Saturated Fat 6.34 5.895 Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 9.22 6.668 Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.67 0.484 Corned beef
Tryptophan 0.119 0.094 Corned beef
Threonine 0.726 0.72 Corned beef
Isoleucine 0.827 0.822 Corned beef
Leucine 1.445 1.45 Beef
Lysine 1.536 1.54 Beef
Methionine 0.473 0.478 Beef
Phenylalanine 0.718 0.725 Beef
Valine 0.901 0.914 Beef
Histidine 0.58 0.604 Beef
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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