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Lamb and mutton vs Corned beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lamb and mutton and Corned beef different?

  • Lamb and mutton is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2, however Corned beef is richer in Selenium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Corned beef is 39% higher.
  • Lamb and mutton contains 4 times more Vitamin B1 than Corned beef. While Lamb and mutton contains 0.1mg of Vitamin B1, Corned beef contains only 0.026mg.
  • Corned beef has less Saturated Fat.

Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked and Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked are the varieties used 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 Calcium +112.5%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.4%
Contains more Potassium +113.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Copper +29.4%
Equal in Iron - 1.86
Equal in Zinc - 4.58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 70% 9% 54% 13% 127% 125% 52%
Contains more Calcium +112.5%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.4%
Contains more Potassium +113.8%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Copper +29.4%
Equal in Iron - 1.86
Equal in Zinc - 4.58

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 B1 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.1%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +206.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.9%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.1%
Contains more Folate +200%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +56.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +206.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.9%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1

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.
Lamb and mutton Corned beef
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Lamb and mutton Corned beef Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.47g Corned beef
Protein 24.52g 18.17g Lamb and mutton
Fats 20.94g 18.98g Lamb and mutton
Carbs 0g 0.47g Corned beef
Calories 294kcal 251kcal Lamb and mutton
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 8mg Lamb and mutton
Iron 1.88mg 1.86mg Lamb and mutton
Magnesium 23mg 12mg Lamb and mutton
Phosphorus 188mg 125mg Lamb and mutton
Potassium 310mg 145mg Lamb and mutton
Sodium 72mg 973mg Lamb and mutton
Zinc 4.46mg 4.58mg Corned beef
Copper 0.119mg 0.154mg Corned beef
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.14mg 0.16mg Corned beef
Vitamin D 2IU 4IU Corned beef
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.026mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.17mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B3 6.66mg 3.03mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.66mg 0.42mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.23mg Corned beef
Folate 18µg 6µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 2.55µg 1.63µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 4.6µg 1.5µg Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.287mg 0.119mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 1.05mg 0.726mg Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 1.183mg 0.827mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.908mg 1.445mg Lamb and mutton
Lysine 2.166mg 1.536mg Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.629mg 0.473mg Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.998mg 0.718mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.323mg 0.901mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.777mg 0.58mg Lamb and mutton
Cholesterol 97mg 98mg Lamb and mutton
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.83g 6.34g Corned beef
Monounsaturated Fat 8.82g 9.22g Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 1.51g 0.67g Lamb and mutton

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lamb and mutton Corned beef
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
52
Lamb and mutton
33
Corned beef
Mineral Summary Score
46
Lamb and mutton
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
147%
Lamb and mutton
109%
Corned beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Lamb and mutton
0%
Corned beef
Fats
97%
Lamb and mutton
88%
Corned beef

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton contains less Sodium (difference - 901mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.49g)
Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.