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Meat vs Pastrami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Meat and Pastrami?

  • Meat is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5, yet Pastrami is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 75% higher.
  • Meat has 4 times more Vitamin B5 than Pastrami. Meat has 1.012mg of Vitamin B5, while Pastrami has 0.265mg.
  • Meat contains less Sodium.

We used Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted and Beef, cured, pastrami 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
Meat
5
:
Contains more Potassium +100.5%
Contains more Magnesium +70.6%
Contains more Copper +22%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.7%
Contains more Iron +93%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +105.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 3% 19% 13% 31% 136% 75% 141%
Contains more Potassium +100.5%
Contains more Magnesium +70.6%
Contains more Copper +22%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.7%
Contains more Iron +93%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +105.8%

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
Meat
6
:
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1726.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +281.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +234.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +228.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 2% 6% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 72% 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 1% 3% 3% 3% 14% 38% 80% 16% 51% 234% 2% 5%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1726.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +281.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +234.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +228.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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
37
Pastrami
Mineral Summary Score
41
Meat
62
Pastrami

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
131%
Pastrami
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Pastrami
Fats
16%
Meat
27%
Pastrami

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Meat Pastrami
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Meat
Meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1021mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.483g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Meat
Meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Meat Pastrami Opinion
Calories 143 147 Pastrami
Protein 26.17 21.8 Meat
Fats 3.51 5.82 Pastrami
Vitamin C 0 0.3 Pastrami
Carbs 0 0.36 Pastrami
Cholesterol 73 68 Pastrami
Vitamin D 10 4 Meat
Iron 1.15 2.22 Pastrami
Calcium 6 10 Pastrami
Potassium 421 210 Meat
Magnesium 29 17 Meat
Sugar 0 0.1 Meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.111 0.091 Meat
Zinc 2.42 4.98 Pastrami
Starch
Phosphorus 267 175 Meat
Sodium 57 1078 Meat
Vitamin A 0 42 Pastrami
Vitamin E 0.08 0.12 Pastrami
Vitamin D 0.2 0.1 Meat
Vitamin B1 0.95 0.052 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387 0.161 Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432 4.26 Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012 0.265 Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739 0.221 Meat
Vitamin B12 0.57 1.87 Pastrami
Vitamin K 0 0.7 Pastrami
Folate 0 6 Pastrami
Trans Fat 0.033 Pastrami
Saturated Fat 1.198 2.681 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334 2.118 Pastrami
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506 0.145 Meat
Tryptophan 0.275 0.141 Meat
Threonine 1.175 0.857 Meat
Isoleucine 1.288 0.976 Meat
Leucine 2.229 1.706 Meat
Lysine 2.427 1.812 Meat
Methionine 0.721 0.558 Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1 0.847 Meat
Valine 1.367 1.065 Meat
Histidine 1.13 0.684 Meat
Fructose 0.01 Pastrami

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. Pastrami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170204/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.