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Short ribs vs Flank steak - 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 richer in minerals?
Flank steak
Flank steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Flank steak
Flank steak is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.405g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
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 Flank steak
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 Flank steak
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
29
Flank steak
Mineral Summary Score
30
Short ribs
33
Flank steak

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 Iron +32.8%
Contains more Copper +20.7%
Contains less Sodium -10.7%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +51.3%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.6%
Equal in Zinc - 4.9
Contains more Iron +32.8%
Contains more Copper +20.7%
Contains less Sodium -10.7%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +51.3%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.6%
Equal in Zinc - 4.9

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 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%
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%

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

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