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Corned beef vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Corned beef and Chuck steak?

  • Corned beef is higher in Selenium, and Copper, yet Chuck steak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Iron.
  • Chuck steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 58% more.
  • Corned beef has 14 times more Sodium than Chuck steak. While Corned beef has 973mg of Sodium, Chuck steak has only 71mg.

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

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 E +60%
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%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
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% 0% 4% 3% 7% 40% 57% 26% 54% 204% 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% 2% 2% 3% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 379% 4% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
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%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
Equal in Folate - 6

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 Chuck steak
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 Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Corned beef Chuck steak
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
56
Corned beef
62
Chuck steak

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
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Corned beef
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
88%
Corned beef
91%
Chuck steak

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 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. Corned beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170200/nutrients
  2. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.