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Corned beef vs Ham - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ham
Ham is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ham
Ham is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.53g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Corned beef
Corned beef contains less Sodium (difference - 230mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Ham
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Corned beef Ham
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
32
Ham
Mineral Summary Score
41
Corned beef
43
Ham

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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Ham
Contains more Iron +25.7%
Contains more Copper +94.9%
Contains more Zinc +59%
Contains less Sodium -19.1%
Contains more Potassium +97.9%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.8%
Equal in Calcium - 8
Contains more Iron +25.7%
Contains more Copper +94.9%
Contains more Zinc +59%
Contains less Sodium -19.1%
Contains more Potassium +97.9%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.8%
Equal in Calcium - 8

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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6
Ham
Contains more Vitamin B12 +150.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +700%
Contains more Vitamin E +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.403
Contains more Vitamin B12 +150.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +700%
Contains more Vitamin E +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.403

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
126%
Ham
Carbohydrates
0%
Corned beef
2%
Ham
Fats
88%
Corned beef
26%
Ham

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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 Ham Opinion
Calories 251 145 Corned beef
Protein 18.17 20.93 Ham
Fats 18.98 5.53 Corned beef
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.47 1.5 Ham
Cholesterol 98 53 Ham
Vitamin D 4 32 Ham
Iron 1.86 1.48 Corned beef
Calcium 8 8
Potassium 145 287 Ham
Magnesium 12 14 Ham
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.154 0.079 Corned beef
Zinc 4.58 2.88 Corned beef
Starch
Phosphorus 125 196 Ham
Sodium 973 1203 Corned beef
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.16 0.25 Ham
Vitamin D 0.1 0.8 Ham
Vitamin B1 0.026 0.754 Ham
Vitamin B2 0.17 0.202 Ham
Vitamin B3 3.03 4.023 Ham
Vitamin B5 0.42 0.403 Corned beef
Vitamin B6 0.23 0.4 Ham
Vitamin B12 1.63 0.65 Corned beef
Vitamin K 1.5 0 Corned beef
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.34 1.81 Ham
Monounsaturated Fat 9.22 2.62 Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.67 0.54 Corned beef
Tryptophan 0.119 0.251 Ham
Threonine 0.726 0.931 Ham
Isoleucine 0.827 0.918 Ham
Leucine 1.445 1.661 Ham
Lysine 1.536 1.775 Ham
Methionine 0.473 0.553 Ham
Phenylalanine 0.718 0.904 Ham
Valine 0.901 0.908 Ham
Histidine 0.58 0.75 Ham
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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