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Corned beef vs Pastrami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Corned beef and Pastrami

  • Corned beef has more Selenium, and Copper, however Pastrami has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus.
  • Corned beef's daily need coverage for Selenium is 27% more.
  • Corned beef has 2 times more Saturated Fat than Pastrami. Corned beef has 6.34g of Saturated Fat, while Pastrami has 2.681g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked and Beef, cured, pastrami.

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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 +69.2%
Contains more Iron +19.4%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +44.8%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Equal in Zinc - 4.98
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 70% 3% 13% 9% 52% 125% 54% 127%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 3% 19% 13% 31% 136% 75% 141%
Contains more Copper +69.2%
Contains more Iron +19.4%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +44.8%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Equal in Zinc - 4.98

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 B5 +58.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +14.7%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.161
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.221
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 1% 3% 3% 3% 14% 38% 80% 16% 51% 234% 2% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +14.7%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.161
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.221
Equal in Folate - 6

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
37
Pastrami
Mineral Summary Score
56
Corned beef
62
Pastrami

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
131%
Pastrami
Carbohydrates
0%
Corned beef
0%
Pastrami
Fats
88%
Corned beef
27%
Pastrami

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

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Corned beef Pastrami
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.659g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pastrami
Pastrami is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Corned beef
Corned beef contains less Sodium (difference - 105mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corned beef Pastrami Opinion
Calories 251 147 Corned beef
Protein 18.17 21.8 Pastrami
Fats 18.98 5.82 Corned beef
Vitamin C 0 0.3 Pastrami
Carbs 0.47 0.36 Corned beef
Cholesterol 98 68 Pastrami
Vitamin D 4 4
Iron 1.86 2.22 Pastrami
Calcium 8 10 Pastrami
Potassium 145 210 Pastrami
Magnesium 12 17 Pastrami
Sugar 0 0.1 Corned beef
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.154 0.091 Corned beef
Zinc 4.58 4.98 Pastrami
Starch
Phosphorus 125 175 Pastrami
Sodium 973 1078 Corned beef
Vitamin A 0 42 Pastrami
Vitamin E 0.16 0.12 Corned beef
Vitamin D 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B1 0.026 0.052 Pastrami
Vitamin B2 0.17 0.161 Corned beef
Vitamin B3 3.03 4.26 Pastrami
Vitamin B5 0.42 0.265 Corned beef
Vitamin B6 0.23 0.221 Corned beef
Vitamin B12 1.63 1.87 Pastrami
Vitamin K 1.5 0.7 Corned beef
Folate 6 6
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.34 2.681 Pastrami
Monounsaturated Fat 9.22 2.118 Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.67 0.145 Corned beef
Tryptophan 0.119 0.141 Pastrami
Threonine 0.726 0.857 Pastrami
Isoleucine 0.827 0.976 Pastrami
Leucine 1.445 1.706 Pastrami
Lysine 1.536 1.812 Pastrami
Methionine 0.473 0.558 Pastrami
Phenylalanine 0.718 0.847 Pastrami
Valine 0.901 1.065 Pastrami
Histidine 0.58 0.684 Pastrami
Fructose 0.01 Pastrami

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. Pastrami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170204/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.