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Ham 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 - 1153mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Ham
Ham is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ham
Ham is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ham
Ham is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.99g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ham Short ribs
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
32
Ham
23
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
43
Ham
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
Ham
2
:
Contains more Potassium +28.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +21%
Contains more Iron +56.1%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +25.3%
Contains more Zinc +69.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Contains more Potassium +28.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +21%
Contains more Iron +56.1%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +25.3%
Contains more Zinc +69.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 15

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
Ham
6
:
Contains more Vitamin D +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1408%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +16%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +303.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1408%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +16%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +303.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
126%
Ham
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
2%
Ham
0%
Short ribs
Fats
26%
Ham
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 Ham Short ribs Opinion
Calories 145 471 Short ribs
Protein 20.93 21.57 Short ribs
Fats 5.53 41.98 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.5 0 Ham
Cholesterol 53 94 Ham
Vitamin D 32 27 Ham
Iron 1.48 2.31 Short ribs
Calcium 8 12 Short ribs
Potassium 287 224 Ham
Magnesium 14 15 Short ribs
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.099 Short ribs
Zinc 2.88 4.88 Short ribs
Starch
Phosphorus 196 162 Ham
Sodium 1203 50 Short ribs
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.25 0.29 Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.8 0.7 Ham
Vitamin B1 0.754 0.05 Ham
Vitamin B2 0.202 0.15 Ham
Vitamin B3 4.023 2.452 Ham
Vitamin B5 0.403 0.252 Ham
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.22 Ham
Vitamin B12 0.65 2.62 Short ribs
Vitamin K 0 2.4 Short ribs
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.81 17.8 Ham
Monounsaturated Fat 2.62 18.88 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.54 1.53 Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.251 0.142 Ham
Threonine 0.931 0.862 Ham
Isoleucine 0.918 0.981 Short ribs
Leucine 1.661 1.716 Short ribs
Lysine 1.775 1.823 Short ribs
Methionine 0.553 0.562 Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.904 0.852 Ham
Valine 0.908 1.07 Short ribs
Histidine 0.75 0.688 Ham
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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