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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
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Contains more Iron +31.7%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +124.1%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Zinc +89.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Copper +100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 5% 29% 16% 26% 237% 83% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 70% 3% 13% 9% 52% 125% 54% 127%
Contains more Iron +31.7%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +124.1%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Zinc +89.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
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 Vitamin K - 1.5
Equal in Folate - 6
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 2% 3% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 379% 4% 5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 3% 7% 40% 57% 26% 54% 204% 4% 5%
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 Vitamin K - 1.5
Equal in Folate - 6

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
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 the food
Protein
150%
Chuck steak
109%
Corned beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
0%
Corned beef
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
88%
Corned beef

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.
Chuck steak Corned beef
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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
Chuck steak Corned beef
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 902mg)
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 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)

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