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Corned beef vs Ground meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Corned beef and Ground meat

  • Corned beef has more Selenium, and Copper, however Ground meat has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Iron.
  • Corned beef's daily need coverage for Sodium is 39% more.
  • Corned beef has 2 times more Copper than Ground meat. Corned beef has 0.154mg of Copper, while Ground meat has 0.079mg.
  • Ground meat is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked and Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked.

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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 +94.9%
Contains more Calcium +312.5%
Contains more Iron +22%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.8%
Contains more Potassium +66.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Contains more Zinc +27.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 70% 9% 54% 13% 127% 125% 52%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27%
Contains more Copper +94.9%
Contains more Calcium +312.5%
Contains more Iron +22%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.8%
Contains more Potassium +66.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Contains more Zinc +27.5%

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 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.2%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +93.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171
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% 3% 0% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 6% 312% 8%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.2%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +93.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171

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 Ground meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corned beef Ground meat Opinion
Net carbs 0.47g 0g Corned beef
Protein 18.17g 23.87g Ground meat
Fats 18.98g 15.37g Corned beef
Carbs 0.47g 0g Corned beef
Calories 251kcal 241kcal Corned beef
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 33mg Ground meat
Iron 1.86mg 2.27mg Ground meat
Magnesium 12mg 17mg Ground meat
Phosphorus 125mg 166mg Ground meat
Potassium 145mg 241mg Ground meat
Sodium 973mg 73mg Ground meat
Zinc 4.58mg 5.84mg Ground meat
Copper 0.154mg 0.079mg Corned beef
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.16mg 0.12mg Corned beef
Vitamin D 4IU 2IU Corned beef
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Corned beef
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.026mg 0.051mg Ground meat
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.171mg Ground meat
Vitamin B3 3.03mg 4.026mg Ground meat
Vitamin B5 0.42mg 0.512mg Ground meat
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.311mg Ground meat
Folate 6µg 7µg Ground meat
Vitamin B12 1.63µg 2.49µg Ground meat
Vitamin K 1.5µg 2.9µg Ground meat
Tryptophan 0.119mg 0.121mg Ground meat
Threonine 0.726mg 0.923mg Ground meat
Isoleucine 0.827mg 1.055mg Ground meat
Leucine 1.445mg 1.861mg Ground meat
Lysine 1.536mg 1.976mg Ground meat
Methionine 0.473mg 0.614mg Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.718mg 0.931mg Ground meat
Valine 0.901mg 1.172mg Ground meat
Histidine 0.58mg 0.775mg Ground meat
Cholesterol 98mg 88mg Ground meat
Trans Fat g 1.173g Corned beef
Saturated Fat 6.34g 6.073g Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 9.22g 7.322g Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.67g 0.408g Corned beef

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Corned beef Ground meat
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
46
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
56
Corned beef
49
Ground meat

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
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Corned beef
0%
Ground meat
Fats
88%
Corned beef
71%
Ground meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 900mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.267g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ground meat
Ground meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ground meat
Ground meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $2)
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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/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.