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Corned beef vs Salami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Corned beef and Salami?

  • Corned beef is richer in Zinc, while Salami is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2.
  • Salami's daily need coverage for Manganese is 42% higher.
  • Salami has 2 times less Zinc than Corned beef. Corned beef has 4.58mg of Zinc, while Salami has 2.93mg.
  • Corned beef is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked and Salami, cooked, beef and pork types in this comparison.

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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 +19.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.1%
Contains more Zinc +56.3%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.8%
Contains more Potassium +117.9%
Contains more Copper +131.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 70% 9% 54% 13% 127% 125% 52%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119%
Contains more Iron +19.2%
Contains less Sodium -44.1%
Contains more Zinc +56.3%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.8%
Contains more Potassium +117.9%
Contains more Copper +131.8%

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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Salami
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1311.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +186%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +99.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +113.3%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.52
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% 5% 30% 0% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 3% 191% 8%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1311.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +99.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +186%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +99.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +113.3%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.52

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corned beef Salami Opinion
Net carbs 0.47g 2.4g Salami
Protein 18.17g 21.85g Salami
Fats 18.98g 25.9g Salami
Carbs 0.47g 2.4g Salami
Calories 251kcal 336kcal Salami
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Salami
Sugar 0g 0.96g Corned beef
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 15mg Salami
Iron 1.86mg 1.56mg Corned beef
Magnesium 12mg 19mg Salami
Phosphorus 125mg 191mg Salami
Potassium 145mg 316mg Salami
Sodium 973mg 1740mg Corned beef
Zinc 4.58mg 2.93mg Corned beef
Copper 0.154mg 0.357mg Salami
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.16mg 0.22mg Salami
Vitamin D 4IU 41IU Salami
Vitamin D 0.1µg 1µg Salami
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.026mg 0.367mg Salami
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.357mg Salami
Vitamin B3 3.03mg 6.053mg Salami
Vitamin B5 0.42mg 1.201mg Salami
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.459mg Salami
Folate 6µg 3µg Corned beef
Vitamin B12 1.63µg 1.52µg Corned beef
Vitamin K 1.5µg 3.2µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.119mg 0.114mg Corned beef
Threonine 0.726mg 0.521mg Corned beef
Isoleucine 0.827mg 0.675mg Corned beef
Leucine 1.445mg 0.929mg Corned beef
Lysine 1.536mg 1.107mg Corned beef
Methionine 0.473mg 0.301mg Corned beef
Phenylalanine 0.718mg 0.481mg Corned beef
Valine 0.901mg 0.668mg Corned beef
Histidine 0.58mg 0.359mg Corned beef
Cholesterol 98mg 89mg Salami
Trans Fat g 0.586g Corned beef
Saturated Fat 6.34g 9.316g Corned beef
Monounsaturated Fat 9.22g 11.127g Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 0.67g 2.529g Salami

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Corned beef Salami
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
58
Salami
Mineral Summary Score
56
Corned beef
77
Salami

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%
Salami
Carbohydrates
0%
Corned beef
2%
Salami
Fats
88%
Corned beef
120%
Salami

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Salami
Salami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Corned beef
Corned beef contains less Sodium (difference - 767mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.976g)
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 - $2.7)

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. Salami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172936/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.