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Pork 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 - 12mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.57g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
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 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.
Pork Short ribs
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork 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
40
Pork
23
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
27
Pork
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
Pork
4
:
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +88.8%
Contains more Magnesium +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.9%
Contains more Iron +165.5%
Contains more Copper +35.6%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +88.8%
Contains more Magnesium +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.9%
Contains more Iron +165.5%
Contains more Copper +35.6%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1654%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +274.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1654%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +274.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29

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
164%
Pork
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Short ribs
Fats
64%
Pork
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 Pork Short ribs Opinion
Calories 242 471 Short ribs
Protein 27.32 21.57 Pork
Fats 13.92 41.98 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 80 94 Pork
Vitamin D 53 27 Pork
Iron 0.87 2.31 Short ribs
Calcium 19 12 Pork
Potassium 423 224 Pork
Magnesium 28 15 Pork
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.099 Short ribs
Zinc 2.39 4.88 Short ribs
Starch
Phosphorus 246 162 Pork
Sodium 62 50 Short ribs
Vitamin A 7 0 Pork
Vitamin E 0.29 0.29
Vitamin D 1.3 0.7 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.05 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.15 Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037 2.452 Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698 0.252 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.22 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7 2.62 Short ribs
Vitamin K 0 2.4 Short ribs
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 5.23 17.8 Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 18.88 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 1.53 Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.338 0.142 Pork
Threonine 1.234 0.862 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 0.981 Pork
Leucine 2.177 1.716 Pork
Lysine 2.446 1.823 Pork
Methionine 0.712 0.562 Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.852 Pork
Valine 1.473 1.07 Pork
Histidine 1.067 0.688 Pork
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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