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Corned beef vs Lamb and mutton - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Corned beef and Lamb and mutton different?

  • Corned beef is higher in Selenium, and Vitamin B6, however Lamb and mutton is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Corned beef is 39% higher.
  • Corned beef contains 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Lamb and mutton. While Corned beef contains 0.23mg of Vitamin B6, Lamb and mutton contains only 0.13mg.
  • Lamb and mutton has less Sodium.

Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked and Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked are the varieties 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 Copper +29.4%
Contains more Calcium +112.5%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.4%
Contains more Potassium +113.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.88
Equal in Zinc - 4.46
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 70% 9% 54% 13% 127% 125% 52%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Contains more Copper +29.4%
Contains more Calcium +112.5%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.4%
Contains more Potassium +113.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.88
Equal in Zinc - 4.46

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 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.1%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +206.7%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
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 0% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.1%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +206.7%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1

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 Lamb and mutton
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corned beef Lamb and mutton Opinion
Net carbs 0.47g 0g Corned beef
Protein 18.17g 24.52g Lamb and mutton
Fats 18.98g 20.94g Lamb and mutton
Carbs 0.47g 0g Corned beef
Calories 251kcal 294kcal Lamb and mutton
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 17mg Lamb and mutton
Iron 1.86mg 1.88mg Lamb and mutton
Magnesium 12mg 23mg Lamb and mutton
Phosphorus 125mg 188mg Lamb and mutton
Potassium 145mg 310mg Lamb and mutton
Sodium 973mg 72mg Lamb and mutton
Zinc 4.58mg 4.46mg Corned beef
Copper 0.154mg 0.119mg Corned beef
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.16mg 0.14mg Corned beef
Vitamin D 4IU 2IU Corned beef
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.026mg 0.1mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.25mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B3 3.03mg 6.66mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.42mg 0.66mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.13mg Corned beef
Folate 6µg 18µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 1.63µg 2.55µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 1.5µg 4.6µg Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.119mg 0.287mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 0.726mg 1.05mg Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 0.827mg 1.183mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.445mg 1.908mg Lamb and mutton
Lysine 1.536mg 2.166mg Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.473mg 0.629mg Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.718mg 0.998mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 0.901mg 1.323mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.58mg 0.777mg Lamb and mutton
Cholesterol 98mg 97mg Lamb and mutton
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.34g 8.83g Corned beef
Monounsaturated Fat 9.22g 8.82g Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.67g 1.51g Lamb and mutton

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Corned beef Lamb and mutton
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
Lamb and mutton
Mineral Summary Score
56
Corned beef
46
Lamb and mutton

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
147%
Lamb and mutton
Carbohydrates
0%
Corned beef
0%
Lamb and mutton
Fats
88%
Corned beef
97%
Lamb and mutton

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton contains less Sodium (difference - 901mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.49g)
Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
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.

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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.