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Corned beef vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Corned beef and Pork chop?

  • Corned beef is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, yet Pork chop is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2.
  • Corned beef's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 40% more.
  • Corned beef has 13 times more Sodium than Pork chop. While Corned beef has 973mg of Sodium, Pork chop has only 74mg.

We used Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked and Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled 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 Iron +113.8%
Contains more Zinc +45.4%
Contains more Copper +46.7%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.8%
Contains more Potassium +117.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 70% 9% 54% 13% 127% 125% 52%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 33% 15% 104% 28% 10% 86% 35%
Contains more Iron +113.8%
Contains more Zinc +45.4%
Contains more Copper +46.7%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.8%
Contains more Potassium +117.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.4%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +147%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1784.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112.6%
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% 5% 30% 0% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 0% 83% 0%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +147%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1784.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112.6%

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 Pork chop
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins 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 Pork chop Opinion
Net carbs 0.47g 0g Corned beef
Protein 18.17g 23.72g Pork chop
Fats 18.98g 14.35g Corned beef
Carbs 0.47g 0g Corned beef
Calories 251kcal 231kcal Corned beef
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 56mg Pork chop
Iron 1.86mg 0.87mg Corned beef
Magnesium 12mg 20mg Pork chop
Phosphorus 125mg 241mg Pork chop
Potassium 145mg 315mg Pork chop
Sodium 973mg 74mg Pork chop
Zinc 4.58mg 3.15mg Corned beef
Copper 0.154mg 0.105mg Corned beef
Vitamin A 0IU 15IU Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.16mg 0.21mg Pork chop
Vitamin D 4IU 40IU Pork chop
Vitamin D 0.1µg 1µg Pork chop
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.026mg 0.49mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.313mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 3.03mg 7.927mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 0.42mg 1.104mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.489mg Pork chop
Folate 6µg 0µg Corned beef
Vitamin B12 1.63µg 0.66µg Corned beef
Vitamin K 1.5µg 0µg Corned beef
Tryptophan 0.119mg 0.282mg Pork chop
Threonine 0.726mg 1.043mg Pork chop
Isoleucine 0.827mg 1.123mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.445mg 1.952mg Pork chop
Lysine 1.536mg 2.109mg Pork chop
Methionine 0.473mg 0.65mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.718mg 0.985mg Pork chop
Valine 0.901mg 1.2mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.58mg 0.965mg Pork chop
Cholesterol 98mg 78mg Pork chop
Trans Fat g 0.066g Corned beef
Saturated Fat 6.34g 4.339g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 9.22g 4.887g Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.67g 1.894g Pork chop

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Corned beef Pork chop
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
53
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
56
Corned beef
41
Pork chop

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
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
0%
Corned beef
0%
Pork chop
Fats
88%
Corned beef
66%
Pork chop

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 899mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.001g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/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.