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Ground meat vs Corned beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Ground meat and Corned beef

  • Ground meat has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Iron, however Corned beef has more Selenium, and Copper.
  • Corned beef's daily need coverage for Sodium is 39% more.
  • Ground meat has 2 times more Potassium than Corned beef. Ground meat has 241mg of Potassium, while Corned beef has 145mg.
  • Ground meat is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked and Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked.

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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
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Contains more Iron +22%
Contains more Calcium +312.5%
Contains more Potassium +66.2%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Zinc +27.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Contains more Copper +94.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 86% 10% 22% 13% 27% 160% 72% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 70% 3% 13% 9% 52% 125% 54% 127%
Contains more Iron +22%
Contains more Calcium +312.5%
Contains more Potassium +66.2%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Zinc +27.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Contains more Copper +94.9%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +93.3%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.17
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 3% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 312% 8% 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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +93.3%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.17

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
46
Ground meat
33
Corned beef
Mineral Summary Score
49
Ground meat
56
Corned beef

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
143%
Ground meat
109%
Corned beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
0%
Corned beef
Fats
71%
Ground meat
88%
Corned beef

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.
Ground meat Corned beef
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Ground meat Corned beef
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 900mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.267g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ground meat
Ground meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ground meat
Ground meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $2)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ground meat Corned beef Opinion
Calories 241 251 Corned beef
Protein 23.87 18.17 Ground meat
Fats 15.37 18.98 Corned beef
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0.47 Corned beef
Cholesterol 88 98 Ground meat
Vitamin D 2 4 Corned beef
Iron 2.27 1.86 Ground meat
Calcium 33 8 Ground meat
Potassium 241 145 Ground meat
Magnesium 17 12 Ground meat
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.154 Corned beef
Zinc 5.84 4.58 Ground meat
Starch
Phosphorus 166 125 Ground meat
Sodium 73 973 Ground meat
Vitamin A 9 0 Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.12 0.16 Corned beef
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Corned beef
Vitamin B1 0.051 0.026 Ground meat
Vitamin B2 0.171 0.17 Ground meat
Vitamin B3 4.026 3.03 Ground meat
Vitamin B5 0.512 0.42 Ground meat
Vitamin B6 0.311 0.23 Ground meat
Vitamin B12 2.49 1.63 Ground meat
Vitamin K 2.9 1.5 Ground meat
Folate 7 6 Ground meat
Trans Fat 1.173 Corned beef
Saturated Fat 6.073 6.34 Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322 9.22 Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408 0.67 Corned beef
Tryptophan 0.121 0.119 Ground meat
Threonine 0.923 0.726 Ground meat
Isoleucine 1.055 0.827 Ground meat
Leucine 1.861 1.445 Ground meat
Lysine 1.976 1.536 Ground meat
Methionine 0.614 0.473 Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.931 0.718 Ground meat
Valine 1.172 0.901 Ground meat
Histidine 0.775 0.58 Ground meat
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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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/nutrients
  2. Corned beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170200/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.