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Pot roast vs Corned beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pot roast and Corned beef

  • Pot roast has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Choline, Phosphorus, Iron, and Vitamin B3, however Corned beef is richer in Selenium, and Copper.
  • Corned beef covers your daily Sodium needs 40% more than Pot roast.
  • Corned beef has 2 times less Choline than Pot roast. Pot roast has 110.2mg of Choline, while Corned beef has 69.2mg.
  • Corned beef contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised 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 +100%
Contains more Iron +30.1%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.2%
Contains more Potassium +59.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Zinc +45.4%
Contains more Copper +55.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 70% 9% 54% 13% 127% 125% 52%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +30.1%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.2%
Contains more Potassium +59.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Zinc +45.4%
Contains more Copper +55.6%

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 E +218.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +126.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +20%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.17
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 5%
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 E +218.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +126.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +30.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +20%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.17

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.
Pot roast Corned beef
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pot roast Corned beef Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0.47g Corned beef
Protein 28.94g 18.17g Pot roast
Fats 19.17g 18.98g Pot roast
Carbs 0g 0.47g Corned beef
Calories 297kcal 251kcal Pot roast
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 8mg Pot roast
Iron 2.42mg 1.86mg Pot roast
Magnesium 19mg 12mg Pot roast
Phosphorus 174mg 125mg Pot roast
Potassium 231mg 145mg Pot roast
Sodium 47mg 973mg Pot roast
Zinc 6.66mg 4.58mg Pot roast
Copper 0.099mg 0.154mg Corned beef
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.16mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 8IU 4IU Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2µg 0.1µg Pot roast
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.059mg 0.026mg Pot roast
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.17mg Pot roast
Vitamin B3 4.105mg 3.03mg Pot roast
Vitamin B5 0.571mg 0.42mg Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.23mg Pot roast
Folate 9µg 6µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 1.63µg Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.8µg 1.5µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.19mg 0.119mg Pot roast
Threonine 1.156mg 0.726mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317mg 0.827mg Pot roast
Leucine 2.302mg 1.445mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.446mg 1.536mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.754mg 0.473mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143mg 0.718mg Pot roast
Valine 1.436mg 0.901mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.924mg 0.58mg Pot roast
Cholesterol 116mg 98mg Corned beef
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 7.548g 6.34g Corned beef
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175g 9.22g Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708g 0.67g Pot roast

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pot roast Corned beef
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
44
Pot roast
33
Corned beef
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
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
174%
Pot roast
109%
Corned beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
0%
Corned beef
Fats
88%
Pot roast
88%
Corned beef

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 926mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.208g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.