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Corned beef vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Corned beef and Beefsteak

  • Corned beef has more Selenium, and Copper, while Beefsteak has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Potassium.
  • Beefsteak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 44% higher.
  • Beefsteak contains 18 times less Sodium than Corned beef. Corned beef contains 973mg of Sodium, while Beefsteak contains 55mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked and Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw.

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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 +60%
Contains more Copper +94.9%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +76%
Contains more Potassium +158.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Zinc +15.7%
Equal in Iron - 2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 70% 9% 54% 13% 127% 125% 52%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Copper +94.9%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +76%
Contains more Potassium +158.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Zinc +15.7%
Equal in Iron - 2

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 Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +188.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +65%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.182
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 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 1% 0% 3% 0% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 3% 337% 4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +188.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +65%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.182
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.
Corned beef Beefsteak
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 Corned beef Beefsteak Opinion
Net carbs 0.47g 0g Corned beef
Protein 18.17g 21.38g Beefsteak
Fats 18.98g 5.36g Corned beef
Carbs 0.47g 0g Corned beef
Calories 251kcal 134kcal Corned beef
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 5mg Corned beef
Iron 1.86mg 2mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 12mg 25mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 125mg 220mg Beefsteak
Potassium 145mg 375mg Beefsteak
Sodium 973mg 55mg Beefsteak
Zinc 4.58mg 5.3mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.154mg 0.079mg Corned beef
Vitamin A 0IU 6IU Beefsteak
Vitamin E 0.16mg mg Corned beef
Vitamin D 4IU 3IU Corned beef
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.026mg 0.075mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.182mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B3 3.03mg 5.048mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.42mg mg Corned beef
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.543mg Beefsteak
Folate 6µg 3µg Corned beef
Vitamin B12 1.63µg 2.69µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5µg 1.5µg
Tryptophan 0.119mg 0.262mg Beefsteak
Threonine 0.726mg 1.099mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 0.827mg 1.09mg Beefsteak
Leucine 1.445mg 2.011mg Beefsteak
Lysine 1.536mg 2.247mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.473mg 0.621mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.718mg 0.931mg Beefsteak
Valine 0.901mg 1.152mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.58mg 0.868mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 98mg 67mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat g 0.253g Corned beef
Saturated Fat 6.34g 1.875g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 9.22g 2.354g Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.67g 0.189g Corned beef

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Corned beef Beefsteak
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
33
Corned beef
52
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
56
Corned beef
50
Beefsteak

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
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Corned beef
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
88%
Corned beef
25%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 918mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.465g)
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. Corned beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170200/nutrients
  2. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172173/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.