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Meat vs Corned beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Meat and Corned beef different?

  • Meat is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5, while Corned beef is higher in Vitamin B12, and Zinc.
  • Meat covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 77% more than Corned beef.
  • Meat contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Corned beef. Meat contains 0.739mg of Vitamin B6, while Corned beef contains 0.23mg.
  • Meat is lower in Saturated Fat.

Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted and Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked types were 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 Magnesium +141.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +113.6%
Contains more Potassium +190.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +61.7%
Contains more Zinc +89.3%
Contains more Copper +38.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 70% 9% 54% 13% 127% 125% 52%
Contains more Magnesium +141.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +113.6%
Contains more Potassium +190.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +61.7%
Contains more Zinc +89.3%
Contains more Copper +38.7%

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
Meat
6
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Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3553.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +141%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +221.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +186%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 0%
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 D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3553.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +141%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +221.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +186%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Meat Corned beef Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.47g Corned beef
Protein 26.17g 18.17g Meat
Fats 3.51g 18.98g Corned beef
Carbs 0g 0.47g Corned beef
Calories 143kcal 251kcal Corned beef
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 8mg Corned beef
Iron 1.15mg 1.86mg Corned beef
Magnesium 29mg 12mg Meat
Phosphorus 267mg 125mg Meat
Potassium 421mg 145mg Meat
Sodium 57mg 973mg Meat
Zinc 2.42mg 4.58mg Corned beef
Copper 0.111mg 0.154mg Corned beef
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.16mg Corned beef
Vitamin D 10IU 4IU Meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.1µg Meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.95mg 0.026mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg 0.17mg Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432mg 3.03mg Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012mg 0.42mg Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739mg 0.23mg Meat
Folate 0µg 6µg Corned beef
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 1.63µg Corned beef
Vitamin K 0µg 1.5µg Corned beef
Tryptophan 0.275mg 0.119mg Meat
Threonine 1.175mg 0.726mg Meat
Isoleucine 1.288mg 0.827mg Meat
Leucine 2.229mg 1.445mg Meat
Lysine 2.427mg 1.536mg Meat
Methionine 0.721mg 0.473mg Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 0.718mg Meat
Valine 1.367mg 0.901mg Meat
Histidine 1.13mg 0.58mg Meat
Cholesterol 73mg 98mg Meat
Trans Fat 0.033g g Corned beef
Saturated Fat 1.198g 6.34g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 9.22g Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 0.67g Corned beef

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Meat 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
65
Meat
33
Corned beef
Mineral Summary Score
41
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
157%
Meat
109%
Corned beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Corned beef
Fats
16%
Meat
88%
Corned beef

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 916mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.142g)
Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.