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Pastrami vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pastrami and Meat?

  • Pastrami is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc and Iron, yet Meat is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B5.
  • Meat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 75% higher.
  • Pastrami has 19 times more Sodium than Meat. Pastrami has 1078mg of Sodium, while Meat has 57mg.

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

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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Meat
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 +∞%
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%
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%
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%
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 +∞%
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%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
37
Pastrami
65
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
62
Pastrami
41
Meat

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 the food
Protein
131%
Pastrami
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Pastrami
0%
Meat
Fats
27%
Pastrami
16%
Meat

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Pastrami Meat
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars 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 in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pastrami Meat
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 contains less Sugars?
Meat
Meat contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pastrami Meat Opinion
Calories 147 143 Pastrami
Protein 21.8 26.17 Meat
Fats 5.82 3.51 Pastrami
Vitamin C 0.3 0 Pastrami
Carbs 0.36 0 Pastrami
Cholesterol 68 73 Pastrami
Vitamin D 4 10 Meat
Iron 2.22 1.15 Pastrami
Calcium 10 6 Pastrami
Potassium 210 421 Meat
Magnesium 17 29 Meat
Sugars 0.1 0 Meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.091 0.111 Meat
Zinc 4.98 2.42 Pastrami
Starch
Phosphorus 175 267 Meat
Sodium 1078 57 Meat
Vitamin A 42 0 Pastrami
Vitamin E 0.12 0.08 Pastrami
Vitamin D 0.1 0.2 Meat
Vitamin B1 0.052 0.95 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.161 0.387 Meat
Vitamin B3 4.26 7.432 Meat
Vitamin B5 0.265 1.012 Meat
Vitamin B6 0.221 0.739 Meat
Vitamin B12 1.87 0.57 Pastrami
Vitamin K 0.7 0 Pastrami
Folate 6 0 Pastrami
Trans Fat 0.033 Pastrami
Saturated Fat 2.681 1.198 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.118 1.334 Pastrami
Polyunsaturated fat 0.145 0.506 Meat
Tryptophan 0.141 0.275 Meat
Threonine 0.857 1.175 Meat
Isoleucine 0.976 1.288 Meat
Leucine 1.706 2.229 Meat
Lysine 1.812 2.427 Meat
Methionine 0.558 0.721 Meat
Phenylalanine 0.847 1.1 Meat
Valine 1.065 1.367 Meat
Histidine 0.684 1.13 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 of 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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.