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Pork vs Pastrami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pork and Pastrami?

  • Pork is higher in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus, yet Pastrami is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Pork's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 69% more.
  • Pork has 3 times more Selenium than Pastrami. While Pork has 45.3µg of Selenium, Pastrami has only 17.7µg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Pastrami is lower.

We used Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Beef, cured, pastrami 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
Pork
5
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Contains more Calcium +90%
Contains more Magnesium +64.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.6%
Contains more Potassium +101.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Iron +155.2%
Contains more Zinc +108.4%
Contains more Copper +24.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 84% 13% 75% 19% 141% 136% 31%
Contains more Calcium +90%
Contains more Magnesium +64.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.6%
Contains more Potassium +101.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Iron +155.2%
Contains more Zinc +108.4%
Contains more Copper +24.7%

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
Pork
8
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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%
Contains more Vitamin A +500%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +167.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +500%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +167.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork Pastrami
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
56
Pork
37
Pastrami
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
62
Pastrami

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
164%
Pork
131%
Pastrami
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Pastrami
Fats
64%
Pork
27%
Pastrami

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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/nutrients
  2. Pastrami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170204/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.