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Corned beef vs. Pot roast — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Corned beef and Pot roast

  • Corned beef has more Selenium, and Copper, however, Pot roast is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Choline, Iron, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3.
  • Corned beef covers your daily Sodium needs 40% more than Pot roast.
  • Pot roast has 2 times less Copper than Corned beef. Corned beef has 0.154mg of Copper, while Pot roast has 0.099mg.
  • Pot roast contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked and Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Copper +55.6%
Contains more Manganese +120%
Contains more Selenium +21.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +30.1%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.2%
Contains more Potassium +59.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Zinc +45.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 70% 9% 54% 13% 127% 125% 52% 3% 179%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33% 2% 148%
Contains more Copper +55.6%
Contains more Manganese +120%
Contains more Selenium +21.5%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +30.1%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.2%
Contains more Potassium +59.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Zinc +45.4%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +218.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +126.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30.7%
Contains more Choline +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +20%
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 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4% 3% 0% 7% 40% 57% 26% 54% 5% 204% 38% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 61% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +218.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +126.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30.7%
Contains more Choline +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +20%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.171

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +15.2%
Contains more Protein +59.3%
Equal in Fats - 19.17
18% 19% 60% 3%
Protein: 18.17 g
Fats: 18.98 g
Carbs: 0.47 g
Water: 59.79 g
Other: 2.59 g
29% 19% 52%
Protein: 28.94 g
Fats: 19.17 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 51.9 g
Other: 0 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +15.2%
Contains more Protein +59.3%
Equal in Fats - 19.17

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -16%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +12.8%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.708
39% 57% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.34 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.22 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.67 g
46% 50% 4%
Saturated Fat: 7.548 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.175 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.708 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -16%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +12.8%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.708

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Corned beef Pot roast
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corned beef Pot roast Opinion
Net carbs 0.47g 0g Corned beef
Protein 18.17g 28.94g Pot roast
Fats 18.98g 19.17g Pot roast
Carbs 0.47g 0g Corned beef
Calories 251kcal 297kcal Pot roast
Calcium 8mg 16mg Pot roast
Iron 1.86mg 2.42mg Pot roast
Magnesium 12mg 19mg Pot roast
Phosphorus 125mg 174mg Pot roast
Potassium 145mg 231mg Pot roast
Sodium 973mg 47mg Pot roast
Zinc 4.58mg 6.66mg Pot roast
Copper 0.154mg 0.099mg Corned beef
Manganese 0.022mg 0.01mg Corned beef
Selenium 32.8µg 27µg Corned beef
Vitamin E 0.16mg 0.51mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 4IU 8IU Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.2µg Pot roast
Vitamin B1 0.026mg 0.059mg Pot roast
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.171mg Pot roast
Vitamin B3 3.03mg 4.105mg Pot roast
Vitamin B5 0.42mg 0.571mg Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.283mg Pot roast
Folate 6µg 9µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 1.63µg 2.13µg Pot roast
Choline 69.2mg 110.2mg Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.5µg 1.8µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.119mg 0.19mg Pot roast
Threonine 0.726mg 1.156mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 0.827mg 1.317mg Pot roast
Leucine 1.445mg 2.302mg Pot roast
Lysine 1.536mg 2.446mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.473mg 0.754mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 0.718mg 1.143mg Pot roast
Valine 0.901mg 1.436mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.58mg 0.924mg Pot roast
Cholesterol 98mg 116mg Corned beef
Saturated Fat 6.34g 7.548g Corned beef
Monounsaturated Fat 9.22g 8.175g Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.67g 0.708g Pot roast

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Corned beef Pot roast
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
34%
Corned beef
45%
Pot roast
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
63%
Corned beef
57%
Pot roast

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 926mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.208g)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Corned beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170200/nutrients
  2. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.