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Short ribs vs Ham - 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?
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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.
Short ribs Ham
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
Short ribs Ham
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
23
Short ribs
32
Ham
Mineral Summary Score
30
Short ribs
43
Ham

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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2
Ham
Contains more Iron +56.1%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +25.3%
Contains more Zinc +69.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Potassium +28.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +21%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Contains more Iron +56.1%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +25.3%
Contains more Zinc +69.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Potassium +28.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +21%
Equal in Magnesium - 14

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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6
Ham
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 +∞%
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%

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
126%
Ham
Carbohydrates
0%
Short ribs
2%
Ham
Fats
194%
Short ribs
26%
Ham

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