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Short ribs vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Beef
Beef is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.905g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
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.
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.
Short ribs Beef
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins 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
Short ribs Beef
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
23
Short ribs
28
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
30
Short ribs
37
Beef

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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Beef
Contains more Copper +16.5%
Contains less Sodium -30.6%
Contains more Iron +12.6%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +42%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Zinc +29.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.2%
Contains more Copper +16.5%
Contains less Sodium -30.6%
Contains more Iron +12.6%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +42%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Zinc +29.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.2%

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
:
6
Beef
Contains more Vitamin D +1250%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.046
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.64
Contains more Vitamin D +1250%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +119.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.046
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.64

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
129%
Short ribs
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
0%
Short ribs
0%
Beef
Fats
194%
Short ribs
71%
Beef

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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 Short ribs Beef Opinion
Calories 471 250 Short ribs
Protein 21.57 25.93 Beef
Fats 41.98 15.41 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 94 88 Beef
Vitamin D 27 2 Short ribs
Iron 2.31 2.6 Beef
Calcium 12 18 Beef
Potassium 224 318 Beef
Magnesium 15 21 Beef
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.099 0.085 Short ribs
Zinc 4.88 6.31 Beef
Starch
Phosphorus 162 198 Beef
Sodium 50 72 Short ribs
Vitamin A 0 9 Beef
Vitamin E 0.29 0.12 Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.7 0 Short ribs
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.046 Short ribs
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.176 Beef
Vitamin B3 2.452 5.378 Beef
Vitamin B5 0.252 0.658 Beef
Vitamin B6 0.22 0.382 Beef
Vitamin B12 2.62 2.64 Beef
Vitamin K 2.4 1.2 Short ribs
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.572 Short ribs
Saturated Fat 17.8 5.895 Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 18.88 6.668 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.53 0.484 Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.142 0.094 Short ribs
Threonine 0.862 0.72 Short ribs
Isoleucine 0.981 0.822 Short ribs
Leucine 1.716 1.45 Short ribs
Lysine 1.823 1.54 Short ribs
Methionine 0.562 0.478 Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.852 0.725 Short ribs
Valine 1.07 0.914 Short ribs
Histidine 0.688 0.604 Short ribs
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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