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Chuck steak vs Corned beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Chuck steak and Corned beef?

  • Chuck steak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Iron, yet Corned beef is higher in Selenium, and Copper.
  • Chuck steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 58% more.
  • Chuck steak has 2 times more Zinc than Corned beef. While Chuck steak has 8.68mg of Zinc, Corned beef has only 4.58mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Corned beef is lower.

We used Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled and Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked types 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 +100%
Contains more Iron +31.7%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.4%
Contains more Potassium +124.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Zinc +89.5%
Contains more Copper +100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 70% 9% 54% 13% 127% 125% 52%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +31.7%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.4%
Contains more Potassium +124.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Zinc +89.5%
Contains more Copper +100%

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 B1 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +85.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Folate - 6
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.5
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 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% 4% 3% 0% 7% 40% 57% 26% 54% 5% 204% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +85.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Folate - 6
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.5

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chuck steak Corned beef Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.47g Corned beef
Protein 24.98g 18.17g Chuck steak
Fats 19.64g 18.98g Chuck steak
Carbs 0g 0.47g Corned beef
Calories 277kcal 251kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 8mg Chuck steak
Iron 2.45mg 1.86mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 22mg 12mg Chuck steak
Phosphorus 193mg 125mg Chuck steak
Potassium 325mg 145mg Chuck steak
Sodium 71mg 973mg Chuck steak
Zinc 8.68mg 4.58mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.077mg 0.154mg Corned beef
Vitamin A 25IU 0IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.16mg Corned beef
Vitamin D 5IU 4IU Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.026mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B2 0.191mg 0.17mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 4.663mg 3.03mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 0.752mg 0.42mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.373mg 0.23mg Chuck steak
Folate 6µg 6µg
Vitamin B12 3.03µg 1.63µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.5µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.281mg 0.119mg Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099mg 0.726mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.062mg 0.827mg Chuck steak
Leucine 2.009mg 1.445mg Chuck steak
Lysine 2.184mg 1.536mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.709mg 0.473mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.951mg 0.718mg Chuck steak
Valine 1.129mg 0.901mg Chuck steak
Histidine 0.809mg 0.58mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 87mg 98mg Chuck steak
Trans Fat 1.287g g Corned beef
Saturated Fat 8.66g 6.34g Corned beef
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457g 9.22g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 0.67g Chuck steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chuck steak 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
56
Chuck steak
33
Corned beef
Mineral Summary Score
62
Chuck steak
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
150%
Chuck steak
109%
Corned beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
0%
Corned beef
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
88%
Corned beef

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.32g)
Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 902mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.