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Chicken meat vs Corned beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chicken meat and Corned beef?

  • Chicken meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus, while Corned beef is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, and Copper.
  • Corned beef's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 55% higher.
  • Corned beef has 3 times less Vitamin B3 than Chicken meat. Chicken meat has 8.487mg of Vitamin B3, while Corned beef has 3.03mg.
  • Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked 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
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.6%
Contains more Potassium +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.6%
Contains more Iron +47.6%
Contains more Zinc +136.1%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 70% 9% 54% 13% 127% 125% 52%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.6%
Contains more Potassium +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -91.6%
Contains more Iron +47.6%
Contains more Zinc +136.1%
Contains more Copper +133.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +443.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.17
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 3% 0% 7% 40% 57% 26% 54% 5% 204% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +180.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +443.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.17

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.
Chicken meat Corned beef
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken meat Corned beef Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.47g Corned beef
Protein 27.3g 18.17g Chicken meat
Fats 13.6g 18.98g Corned beef
Carbs 0g 0.47g Corned beef
Calories 239kcal 251kcal Corned beef
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 15mg 8mg Chicken meat
Iron 1.26mg 1.86mg Corned beef
Magnesium 23mg 12mg Chicken meat
Phosphorus 182mg 125mg Chicken meat
Potassium 223mg 145mg Chicken meat
Sodium 82mg 973mg Chicken meat
Zinc 1.94mg 4.58mg Corned beef
Copper 0.066mg 0.154mg Corned beef
Vitamin A 161IU 0IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.16mg Chicken meat
Vitamin D 2IU 4IU Corned beef
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Corned beef
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.063mg 0.026mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 0.17mg Corned beef
Vitamin B3 8.487mg 3.03mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03mg 0.42mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 0.23mg Chicken meat
Folate 5µg 6µg Corned beef
Vitamin B12 0.3µg 1.63µg Corned beef
Vitamin K 2.4µg 1.5µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305mg 0.119mg Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128mg 0.726mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362mg 0.827mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986mg 1.445mg Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223mg 1.536mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726mg 0.473mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061mg 0.718mg Chicken meat
Valine 1.325mg 0.901mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802mg 0.58mg Chicken meat
Cholesterol 88mg 98mg Chicken meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.79g 6.34g Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34g 9.22g Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97g 0.67g Chicken meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chicken meat Corned beef
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
36
Chicken meat
33
Corned beef
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
56
Corned beef

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
164%
Chicken meat
109%
Corned beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
0%
Corned beef
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
88%
Corned beef

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 891mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.55g)
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 minerals?
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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.
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. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/nutrients
  2. Corned beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170200/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.