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Pastrami vs Barbecue chicken - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pastrami and Barbecue chicken?

  • Pastrami is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, yet Barbecue chicken is richer in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B2.
  • Pastrami's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 58% higher.
  • Pastrami has 3 times more Sodium than Barbecue chicken. Pastrami has 1078mg of Sodium, while Barbecue chicken has 335mg.

We used Beef, cured, pastrami and Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin 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
Contains more Iron +133.7%
Contains more Zinc +179.8%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.6%
Contains more Potassium +21.4%
Contains less Sodium -68.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 84% 13% 75% 19% 141% 136% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26%
Contains more Iron +133.7%
Contains more Zinc +179.8%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.6%
Contains more Potassium +21.4%
Contains less Sodium -68.9%

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +297.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +59.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.6%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.055
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 3% 3% 1% 14% 38% 80% 16% 51% 5% 234% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 0%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +297.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +59.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.6%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.055

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.
Pastrami Barbecue chicken
Lower in Sugar ok
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 Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pastrami Barbecue chicken Opinion
Net carbs 0.36g 0.12g Pastrami
Protein 21.8g 22.51g Barbecue chicken
Fats 5.82g 15.08g Barbecue chicken
Carbs 0.36g 0.12g Pastrami
Calories 147kcal 226kcal Barbecue chicken
Starch g 0g Barbecue chicken
Fructose 0.01g 0.04g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0.1g 0.12g Pastrami
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 10mg 16mg Barbecue chicken
Iron 2.22mg 0.95mg Pastrami
Magnesium 17mg 21mg Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 175mg 218mg Barbecue chicken
Potassium 210mg 255mg Barbecue chicken
Sodium 1078mg 335mg Barbecue chicken
Zinc 4.98mg 1.78mg Pastrami
Copper 0.091mg 0.077mg Pastrami
Vitamin A 42IU 67IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.46mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Pastrami
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Pastrami
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0mg Pastrami
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.055mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B2 0.161mg 0.227mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B3 4.26mg 5.732mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.265mg 0.152mg Pastrami
Vitamin B6 0.221mg 0.191mg Pastrami
Folate 6µg 8µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B12 1.87µg 0.47µg Pastrami
Vitamin K 0.7µg 0µg Pastrami
Tryptophan 0.141mg 0.173mg Barbecue chicken
Threonine 0.857mg 0.657mg Pastrami
Isoleucine 0.976mg 0.853mg Pastrami
Leucine 1.706mg 1.549mg Pastrami
Lysine 1.812mg 1.75mg Pastrami
Methionine 0.558mg 0.565mg Barbecue chicken
Phenylalanine 0.847mg 0.69mg Pastrami
Valine 1.065mg 0.935mg Pastrami
Histidine 0.684mg 0.592mg Pastrami
Cholesterol 68mg 127mg Pastrami
Trans Fat g 0.078g Pastrami
Saturated Fat 2.681g 3.927g Pastrami
Monounsaturated Fat 2.118g 6.446g Barbecue chicken
Polyunsaturated fat 0.145g 2.038g Barbecue chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pastrami Barbecue chicken
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
37
Pastrami
25
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
62
Pastrami
36
Barbecue chicken

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
131%
Pastrami
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
0%
Pastrami
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
27%
Pastrami
70%
Barbecue chicken

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 59mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.246g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken contains less Sodium (difference - 743mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in glycemic index (difference - 60)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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. Pastrami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170204/nutrients
  2. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/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.