Is pastrami good for weight loss?

Chef's answer
Pastrami has 41 calories, two grams of fat (one saturated), 248 milligrams of sodium, and six grams of protein per ounce. It's not a bad meat for you, and rye is one of the best breads because it's whole grain." Plus the house-made mustard adds flavor with minimal sodium and no fat.26 Nov 2012
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Corned beef is made from brisket, which comes from the lower chest of the cow
They are pretty similar as far as calories, fat and protein go. Cholesterol and sodium are where the toss-up occurs. Corned beef has less cholesterol (still 47 mg per serving compared to 68 mg for pastrami). As far as sodium, pastrami has 885 mg while corned beef has 935 mg.
If you want to get technical, a Reuben sandwich made with pastrami is called a "Rachel". A classic Reuben is always made with corned beef! ... Both meats come from the same cut of beef (brisket) and are brined for up to a week, but afterwards corned beef is boiled while pastrami is seasoned with a dry spice mix and smoked.11 Mar 2019
Pastrami has 41 calories, two grams of fat (one saturated), 248 milligrams of sodium, and six grams of protein per ounce. It's not a bad meat for you, and rye is one of the best breads because it's whole grain." Plus the house-made mustard adds flavor with minimal sodium and no fat.26 Nov 2012
Is a Reuben made with corned beef or Pastrami? If you want to get technical, a Reuben sandwich made with pastrami is called a "Rachel". A classic Reuben is always made with corned beef! It is easy to see the confusion though, as both sandwiches are so delicious!11 Mar 2019
They are pretty similar as far as calories, fat and protein go. Cholesterol and sodium are where the toss-up occurs. Corned beef has less cholesterol (still 47 mg per serving compared to 68 mg for pastrami). As far as sodium, pastrami has 885 mg while corned beef has 935 mg.
It can be used in a Reuben sandwich (or Reuben Crunchwrap Supreme), or in corned beef hash." Pastrami can be used for sandwiches, as well. Although, a true Reuben is made of corned beef. When it comes to corned beef vs pastrami, the difference is in the type of meat, seasonings, and cooking methods.
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