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Flank steak vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.405g)
Which food is cheaper?
Flank steak
Flank steak is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Flank steak
Flank steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Flank steak Short ribs
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Flank steak Short ribs
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
29
Flank steak
23
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
33
Flank steak
30
Short ribs

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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Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +51.3%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.6%
Contains more Iron +32.8%
Contains more Copper +20.7%
Contains less Sodium -10.7%
Equal in Zinc - 4.88
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +51.3%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.6%
Contains more Iron +32.8%
Contains more Copper +20.7%
Contains less Sodium -10.7%
Equal in Zinc - 4.88

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 +31%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +31%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +71.4%

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
166%
Flank steak
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
0%
Flank steak
0%
Short ribs
Fats
38%
Flank steak
194%
Short ribs

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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 Flank steak Short ribs Opinion
Calories 192 471 Short ribs
Protein 27.66 21.57 Flank steak
Fats 8.23 41.98 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 79 94 Flank steak
Vitamin D 27 Short ribs
Iron 1.74 2.31 Short ribs
Calcium 20 12 Flank steak
Potassium 339 224 Flank steak
Magnesium 23 15 Flank steak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.082 0.099 Short ribs
Zinc 4.9 4.88 Flank steak
Starch
Phosphorus 210 162 Flank steak
Sodium 56 50 Short ribs
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.38 0.29 Flank steak
Vitamin D 0.7 Short ribs
Vitamin B1 0.075 0.05 Flank steak
Vitamin B2 0.133 0.15 Short ribs
Vitamin B3 7.363 2.452 Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.545 0.252 Flank steak
Vitamin B6 0.579 0.22 Flank steak
Vitamin B12 1.63 2.62 Short ribs
Vitamin K 1.4 2.4 Short ribs
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.395 17.8 Flank steak
Monounsaturated Fat 3.317 18.88 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.322 1.53 Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.182 0.142 Flank steak
Threonine 1.105 0.862 Flank steak
Isoleucine 1.259 0.981 Flank steak
Leucine 2.201 1.716 Flank steak
Lysine 2.338 1.823 Flank steak
Methionine 0.72 0.562 Flank steak
Phenylalanine 1.093 0.852 Flank steak
Valine 1.372 1.07 Flank steak
Histidine 0.883 0.688 Flank steak
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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