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Corned beef vs Pepperoni - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Corned beef and Pepperoni

  • Corned beef is richer in Zinc, and Vitamin B12, yet Pepperoni is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin D.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Pepperoni is 57% higher.
  • Corned beef contains 2 times more Zinc than Pepperoni. Corned beef contains 4.58mg of Zinc, while Pepperoni contains 2.44mg.
  • Corned beef contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked and Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced.

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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 Iron +39.8%
Contains less Sodium -38.5%
Contains more Zinc +87.7%
Contains more Copper +69.2%
Contains more Calcium +137.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Contains more Potassium +89%
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% 50% 13% 68% 25% 207% 67% 31%
Contains more Iron +39.8%
Contains less Sodium -38.5%
Contains more Zinc +87.7%
Contains more Copper +69.2%
Contains more Calcium +137.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Contains more Potassium +89%

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 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +543.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +942.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +286.7%
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% 21% 39% 0% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 4% 163% 15%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +543.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +942.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +286.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corned beef Pepperoni Opinion
Net carbs 0.47g 1.18g Pepperoni
Protein 18.17g 19.25g Pepperoni
Fats 18.98g 46.28g Pepperoni
Carbs 0.47g 1.18g Pepperoni
Calories 251kcal 504kcal Pepperoni
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Pepperoni
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 19mg Pepperoni
Iron 1.86mg 1.33mg Corned beef
Magnesium 12mg 18mg Pepperoni
Phosphorus 125mg 158mg Pepperoni
Potassium 145mg 274mg Pepperoni
Sodium 973mg 1582mg Corned beef
Zinc 4.58mg 2.44mg Corned beef
Copper 0.154mg 0.091mg Corned beef
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.16mg 1.03mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D 4IU 52IU Pepperoni
Vitamin D 0.1µg 1.3µg Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.026mg 0.271mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.257mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 3.03mg 4.987mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 0.42mg 0.93mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.362mg Pepperoni
Folate 6µg 5µg Corned beef
Vitamin B12 1.63µg 1.3µg Corned beef
Vitamin K 1.5µg 5.8µg Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.119mg 0.23mg Pepperoni
Threonine 0.726mg 0.869mg Pepperoni
Isoleucine 0.827mg 0.901mg Pepperoni
Leucine 1.445mg 1.575mg Pepperoni
Lysine 1.536mg 1.652mg Pepperoni
Methionine 0.473mg 0.511mg Pepperoni
Phenylalanine 0.718mg 0.778mg Pepperoni
Valine 0.901mg 0.987mg Pepperoni
Histidine 0.58mg 0.688mg Pepperoni
Cholesterol 98mg 97mg Pepperoni
Trans Fat g 1.527g Corned beef
Saturated Fat 6.34g 17.708g Corned beef
Monounsaturated Fat 9.22g 20.77g Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 0.67g 4.458g Pepperoni

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Corned beef Pepperoni
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
50
Pepperoni
Mineral Summary Score
56
Corned beef
58
Pepperoni

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
116%
Pepperoni
Carbohydrates
0%
Corned beef
1%
Pepperoni
Fats
88%
Corned beef
214%
Pepperoni

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Corned beef
Corned beef contains less Sodium (difference - 609mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.368g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/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.