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Pastrami vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Pastrami and Chuck steak

  • Pastrami has less Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Chuck steak covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 48% more than Pastrami.
  • Chuck steak contains 15 times less Sodium than Pastrami. Pastrami contains 1078mg of Sodium, while Chuck steak contains 71mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Beef, cured, pastrami and Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled.

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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 Copper +18.2%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Iron +10.4%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.3%
Contains more Potassium +54.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Contains more Zinc +74.3%
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% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Iron +10.4%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.3%
Contains more Potassium +54.8%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Contains more Zinc +74.3%

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 A +68%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +62%
Contains more Vitamin K +128.6%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.663
Equal in Folate - 6
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 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +68%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +62%
Contains more Vitamin K +128.6%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.663
Equal in Folate - 6

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 Chuck steak
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 ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pastrami Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 0.36g 0g Pastrami
Protein 21.8g 24.98g Chuck steak
Fats 5.82g 19.64g Chuck steak
Carbs 0.36g 0g Pastrami
Calories 147kcal 277kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose 0.01g g Pastrami
Sugar 0.1g 0g Chuck steak
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 10mg 16mg Chuck steak
Iron 2.22mg 2.45mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 17mg 22mg Chuck steak
Phosphorus 175mg 193mg Chuck steak
Potassium 210mg 325mg Chuck steak
Sodium 1078mg 71mg Chuck steak
Zinc 4.98mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.091mg 0.077mg Pastrami
Vitamin A 42IU 25IU Pastrami
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.1mg Pastrami
Vitamin D 4IU 5IU Chuck steak
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0mg Pastrami
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.066mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B2 0.161mg 0.191mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 4.26mg 4.663mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 0.265mg 0.752mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.221mg 0.373mg Chuck steak
Folate 6µg 6µg
Vitamin B12 1.87µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 0.7µg 1.6µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.141mg 0.281mg Chuck steak
Threonine 0.857mg 1.099mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 0.976mg 1.062mg Chuck steak
Leucine 1.706mg 2.009mg Chuck steak
Lysine 1.812mg 2.184mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.558mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.847mg 0.951mg Chuck steak
Valine 1.065mg 1.129mg Chuck steak
Histidine 0.684mg 0.809mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 68mg 87mg Pastrami
Trans Fat g 1.287g Pastrami
Saturated Fat 2.681g 8.66g Pastrami
Monounsaturated Fat 2.118g 9.457g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.145g 0.81g Chuck steak

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pastrami Chuck steak
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
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
62
Pastrami
62
Chuck steak

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
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Pastrami
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
27%
Pastrami
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.979g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1007mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.