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Kielbasa vs Corned beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Kielbasa and Corned beef

  • Kielbasa has more Polyunsaturated fat, while Corned beef has more Vitamin C, Iron, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Kielbasa's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 16% higher.
  • Corned beef contains 3 times less Polyunsaturated fat than Kielbasa. Kielbasa contains 2.33g of Polyunsaturated fat, while Corned beef contains 0.67g.
  • The amount of Sodium in Corned beef is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked 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
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains less Sodium -18.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 47% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 157%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 70% 3% 13% 9% 52% 125% 54% 127%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains less Sodium -18.9%

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 C +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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 C +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kielbasa Corned beef Opinion
Calories 226kcal 251kcal Corned beef
Protein 13.1g 18.17g Corned beef
Fats 17.6g 18.98g Corned beef
Vitamin C 14.8mg 0mg Kielbasa
Net carbs 3.9g 0.47g Kielbasa
Carbs 3.9g 0.47g Kielbasa
Cholesterol 70mg 98mg Kielbasa
Vitamin D IU 4IU Corned beef
Iron 1.24mg 1.86mg Corned beef
Calcium mg 8mg Corned beef
Potassium mg 145mg Corned beef
Magnesium mg 12mg Corned beef
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper mg 0.154mg Corned beef
Zinc mg 4.58mg Corned beef
Starch g g
Phosphorus mg 125mg Corned beef
Sodium 1200mg 973mg Corned beef
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.16mg Corned beef
Vitamin D µg 0.1µg Corned beef
Vitamin B1 mg 0.026mg Corned beef
Vitamin B2 mg 0.17mg Corned beef
Vitamin B3 mg 3.03mg Corned beef
Vitamin B5 mg 0.42mg Corned beef
Vitamin B6 mg 0.23mg Corned beef
Vitamin B12 µg 1.63µg Corned beef
Vitamin K µg 1.5µg Corned beef
Folate µg 6µg Corned beef
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.23g 6.34g Kielbasa
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27g 9.22g Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33g 0.67g Kielbasa
Tryptophan mg 0.119mg Corned beef
Threonine mg 0.726mg Corned beef
Isoleucine mg 0.827mg Corned beef
Leucine mg 1.445mg Corned beef
Lysine mg 1.536mg Corned beef
Methionine mg 0.473mg Corned beef
Phenylalanine mg 0.718mg Corned beef
Valine mg 0.901mg Corned beef
Histidine mg 0.58mg Corned beef
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Kielbasa Corned beef
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
4
Kielbasa
33
Corned beef
Mineral Summary Score
25
Kielbasa
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
79%
Kielbasa
109%
Corned beef
Carbohydrates
4%
Kielbasa
0%
Corned beef
Fats
81%
Kielbasa
88%
Corned beef

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.11g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Corned beef
Corned beef contains less Sodium (difference - 227mg)
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 - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Corned beef
Corned beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Corned beef
Corned beef is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

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. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.