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Corned beef vs Barbecue chicken - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Corned beef and Barbecue chicken different?

  • Corned beef is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, and Copper, while Barbecue chicken is higher in Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus.
  • Corned beef covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 48% more than Barbecue chicken.
  • Corned beef contains 3 times more Sodium than Barbecue chicken. Corned beef contains 973mg of Sodium, while Barbecue chicken contains 335mg.

Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked and Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin types were used 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 Iron +95.8%
Contains more Zinc +157.3%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +74.4%
Contains more Potassium +75.9%
Contains less Sodium -65.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 70% 9% 54% 13% 127% 125% 52%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26%
Contains more Iron +95.8%
Contains more Zinc +157.3%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +74.4%
Contains more Potassium +75.9%
Contains less Sodium -65.6%

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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Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +176.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +246.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.2%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 0%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +176.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +246.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.2%
Contains more Folate +33.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corned beef Barbecue chicken Opinion
Net carbs 0.47g 0.12g Corned beef
Protein 18.17g 22.51g Barbecue chicken
Fats 18.98g 15.08g Corned beef
Carbs 0.47g 0.12g Corned beef
Calories 251kcal 226kcal Corned beef
Starch g 0g Barbecue chicken
Fructose g 0.04g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0g 0.12g Corned beef
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 16mg Barbecue chicken
Iron 1.86mg 0.95mg Corned beef
Magnesium 12mg 21mg Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 125mg 218mg Barbecue chicken
Potassium 145mg 255mg Barbecue chicken
Sodium 973mg 335mg Barbecue chicken
Zinc 4.58mg 1.78mg Corned beef
Copper 0.154mg 0.077mg Corned beef
Vitamin A 0IU 67IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.16mg 0.46mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Corned beef
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Corned beef
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.026mg 0.055mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.227mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B3 3.03mg 5.732mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.42mg 0.152mg Corned beef
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.191mg Corned beef
Folate 6µg 8µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B12 1.63µg 0.47µg Corned beef
Vitamin K 1.5µg 0µg Corned beef
Tryptophan 0.119mg 0.173mg Barbecue chicken
Threonine 0.726mg 0.657mg Corned beef
Isoleucine 0.827mg 0.853mg Barbecue chicken
Leucine 1.445mg 1.549mg Barbecue chicken
Lysine 1.536mg 1.75mg Barbecue chicken
Methionine 0.473mg 0.565mg Barbecue chicken
Phenylalanine 0.718mg 0.69mg Corned beef
Valine 0.901mg 0.935mg Barbecue chicken
Histidine 0.58mg 0.592mg Barbecue chicken
Cholesterol 98mg 127mg Corned beef
Trans Fat g 0.078g Corned beef
Saturated Fat 6.34g 3.927g Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 9.22g 6.446g Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.67g 2.038g Barbecue chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Corned beef Barbecue chicken
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
33
Corned beef
25
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
56
Corned beef
36
Barbecue chicken

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
109%
Corned beef
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
0%
Corned beef
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
88%
Corned beef
70%
Barbecue chicken

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken contains less Sodium (difference - 638mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.413g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Corned beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170200/nutrients
  2. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/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.