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Pastrami vs Corned beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pastrami and Corned beef

  • Pastrami has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus, however Corned beef has more Selenium, and Copper.
  • Corned beef's daily need coverage for Selenium is 27% more.
  • Corned beef is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, cured, pastrami and Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked.

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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 Calcium +25%
Contains more Iron +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains more Potassium +44.8%
Contains more Copper +69.2%
Equal in Sodium - 973
Equal in Zinc - 4.58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 84% 13% 75% 19% 141% 136% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 70% 9% 54% 13% 127% 125% 52%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Iron +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains more Potassium +44.8%
Contains more Copper +69.2%
Equal in Sodium - 973
Equal in Zinc - 4.58

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +114.3%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.17
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.23
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 0% 4% 3% 0% 7% 40% 57% 26% 54% 5% 204% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +58.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +114.3%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.17
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.23
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 Corned beef
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pastrami Corned beef Opinion
Net carbs 0.36g 0.47g Corned beef
Protein 21.8g 18.17g Pastrami
Fats 5.82g 18.98g Corned beef
Carbs 0.36g 0.47g Corned beef
Calories 147kcal 251kcal Corned beef
Starch g g
Fructose 0.01g g Pastrami
Sugar 0.1g 0g Corned beef
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 10mg 8mg Pastrami
Iron 2.22mg 1.86mg Pastrami
Magnesium 17mg 12mg Pastrami
Phosphorus 175mg 125mg Pastrami
Potassium 210mg 145mg Pastrami
Sodium 1078mg 973mg Corned beef
Zinc 4.98mg 4.58mg Pastrami
Copper 0.091mg 0.154mg Corned beef
Vitamin A 42IU 0IU Pastrami
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.16mg Corned beef
Vitamin D 4IU 4IU
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0mg Pastrami
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.026mg Pastrami
Vitamin B2 0.161mg 0.17mg Corned beef
Vitamin B3 4.26mg 3.03mg Pastrami
Vitamin B5 0.265mg 0.42mg Corned beef
Vitamin B6 0.221mg 0.23mg Corned beef
Folate 6µg 6µg
Vitamin B12 1.87µg 1.63µg Pastrami
Vitamin K 0.7µg 1.5µg Corned beef
Tryptophan 0.141mg 0.119mg Pastrami
Threonine 0.857mg 0.726mg Pastrami
Isoleucine 0.976mg 0.827mg Pastrami
Leucine 1.706mg 1.445mg Pastrami
Lysine 1.812mg 1.536mg Pastrami
Methionine 0.558mg 0.473mg Pastrami
Phenylalanine 0.847mg 0.718mg Pastrami
Valine 1.065mg 0.901mg Pastrami
Histidine 0.684mg 0.58mg Pastrami
Cholesterol 68mg 98mg Pastrami
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 2.681g 6.34g Pastrami
Monounsaturated Fat 2.118g 9.22g Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.145g 0.67g Corned beef

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Pastrami Corned beef
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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
33
Corned beef
Mineral Summary Score
62
Pastrami
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
131%
Pastrami
109%
Corned beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Pastrami
0%
Corned beef
Fats
27%
Pastrami
88%
Corned beef

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.659g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pastrami
Pastrami is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Corned beef
Corned beef contains less Sodium (difference - 105mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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. 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.