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Pastrami vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pastrami and Pork?

  • Pastrami is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, yet Pork is higher in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus.
  • Pork's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 69% more.
  • Pastrami has 17 times more Sodium than Pork. While Pastrami has 1078mg of Sodium, Pork has only 62mg.

We used Beef, cured, pastrami and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled types in this article.

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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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Pork
Contains more Iron +155.2%
Contains more Zinc +108.4%
Contains more Copper +24.7%
Contains more Calcium +90%
Contains more Magnesium +64.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.6%
Contains more Potassium +101.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
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% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Contains more Iron +155.2%
Contains more Zinc +108.4%
Contains more Copper +24.7%
Contains more Calcium +90%
Contains more Magnesium +64.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.6%
Contains more Potassium +101.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%

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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Pork
Contains more Vitamin A +500%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +167.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1586.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +99.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110%
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% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +500%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +167.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +1200%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1586.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +99.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pastrami Pork Opinion
Net carbs 0.36g 0g Pastrami
Protein 21.8g 27.32g Pork
Fats 5.82g 13.92g Pork
Carbs 0.36g 0g Pastrami
Calories 147kcal 242kcal Pork
Starch g g
Fructose 0.01g g Pastrami
Sugar 0.1g 0g Pork
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 10mg 19mg Pork
Iron 2.22mg 0.87mg Pastrami
Magnesium 17mg 28mg Pork
Phosphorus 175mg 246mg Pork
Potassium 210mg 423mg Pork
Sodium 1078mg 62mg Pork
Zinc 4.98mg 2.39mg Pastrami
Copper 0.091mg 0.073mg Pastrami
Vitamin A 42IU 7IU Pastrami
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.29mg Pork
Vitamin D 4IU 53IU Pork
Vitamin D 0.1µg 1.3µg Pork
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0.6mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.877mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.161mg 0.321mg Pork
Vitamin B3 4.26mg 5.037mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.265mg 0.698mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.221mg 0.464mg Pork
Folate 6µg 5µg Pastrami
Vitamin B12 1.87µg 0.7µg Pastrami
Vitamin K 0.7µg 0µg Pastrami
Tryptophan 0.141mg 0.338mg Pork
Threonine 0.857mg 1.234mg Pork
Isoleucine 0.976mg 1.26mg Pork
Leucine 1.706mg 2.177mg Pork
Lysine 1.812mg 2.446mg Pork
Methionine 0.558mg 0.712mg Pork
Phenylalanine 0.847mg 1.086mg Pork
Valine 1.065mg 1.473mg Pork
Histidine 0.684mg 1.067mg Pork
Cholesterol 68mg 80mg Pastrami
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 2.681g 5.23g Pastrami
Monounsaturated Fat 2.118g 6.19g Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 0.145g 1.2g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pastrami Pork
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
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
62
Pastrami
37
Pork

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
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Pastrami
0%
Pork
Fats
27%
Pastrami
64%
Pork

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork
Pork is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 1016mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.549g)
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.

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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.