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Pastrami vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pastrami and Beef

  • Pastrami has less Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, and Selenium than Beef.
  • Pastrami covers your daily need of Sodium 44% more than Beef.
  • Beef has less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, cured, pastrami and Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled.

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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
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Beef
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Iron +17.1%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.1%
Contains more Potassium +51.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Zinc +26.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 84% 13% 75% 19% 141% 136% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 98% 15% 85% 29% 10% 173% 29%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Iron +17.1%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.1%
Contains more Potassium +51.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Zinc +26.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.085

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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Beef
Contains more Vitamin A +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.9%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +71.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.12
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.176
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 1% 3% 0% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 7% 331% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.9%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +71.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.12
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.176

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pastrami Beef Opinion
Net carbs 0.36g 0g Pastrami
Protein 21.8g 25.93g Beef
Fats 5.82g 15.41g Beef
Carbs 0.36g 0g Pastrami
Calories 147kcal 250kcal Beef
Starch g g
Fructose 0.01g g Pastrami
Sugar 0.1g 0g Beef
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 10mg 18mg Beef
Iron 2.22mg 2.6mg Beef
Magnesium 17mg 21mg Beef
Phosphorus 175mg 198mg Beef
Potassium 210mg 318mg Beef
Sodium 1078mg 72mg Beef
Zinc 4.98mg 6.31mg Beef
Copper 0.091mg 0.085mg Pastrami
Vitamin A 42IU 9IU Pastrami
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.12mg
Vitamin D 4IU 2IU Pastrami
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Pastrami
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0mg Pastrami
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.046mg Pastrami
Vitamin B2 0.161mg 0.176mg Beef
Vitamin B3 4.26mg 5.378mg Beef
Vitamin B5 0.265mg 0.658mg Beef
Vitamin B6 0.221mg 0.382mg Beef
Folate 6µg 9µg Beef
Vitamin B12 1.87µg 2.64µg Beef
Vitamin K 0.7µg 1.2µg Beef
Tryptophan 0.141mg 0.094mg Pastrami
Threonine 0.857mg 0.72mg Pastrami
Isoleucine 0.976mg 0.822mg Pastrami
Leucine 1.706mg 1.45mg Pastrami
Lysine 1.812mg 1.54mg Pastrami
Methionine 0.558mg 0.478mg Pastrami
Phenylalanine 0.847mg 0.725mg Pastrami
Valine 1.065mg 0.914mg Pastrami
Histidine 0.684mg 0.604mg Pastrami
Cholesterol 68mg 88mg Pastrami
Trans Fat g 0.572g Pastrami
Saturated Fat 2.681g 5.895g Pastrami
Monounsaturated Fat 2.118g 6.668g Beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.145g 0.484g Beef

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pastrami Beef
Low Fats diet ok
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
52
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
62
Pastrami
55
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
131%
Pastrami
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Pastrami
0%
Beef
Fats
27%
Pastrami
71%
Beef

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.214g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Beef
Beef is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 1006mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef
Beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef
Beef is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
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. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/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.