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Short ribs vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 681mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.53g)
Which food is cheaper?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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 richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Italian sausage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Short ribs Italian sausage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
26
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
30
Short ribs
30
Italian sausage

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 +95.8%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Zinc +172.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +12.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 14
Contains more Iron +95.8%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Zinc +172.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +12.9%
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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Contains more Vitamin B12 +187.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1036%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +187.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1036%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.4%

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
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
0%
Short ribs
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
194%
Short ribs
145%
Italian sausage

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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 Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 471 346 Short ribs
Protein 21.57 14.25 Short ribs
Fats 41.98 31.33 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0 2 Italian sausage
Carbs 0 0.65 Italian sausage
Cholesterol 94 76 Italian sausage
Vitamin D 27 Short ribs
Iron 2.31 1.18 Short ribs
Calcium 12 18 Italian sausage
Potassium 224 253 Italian sausage
Magnesium 15 14 Short ribs
Sugars 0 Short ribs
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.099 0.08 Short ribs
Zinc 4.88 1.79 Short ribs
Starch
Phosphorus 162 142 Short ribs
Sodium 50 731 Short ribs
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.29 Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.7 Short ribs
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.168 Italian sausage
Vitamin B3 2.452 3.25 Italian sausage
Vitamin B5 0.252 0.51 Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.22 0.3 Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 2.62 0.91 Short ribs
Vitamin K 2.4 Short ribs
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 17.8 11.27 Italian sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 18.88 14.34 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.53 4.03 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.142 0.114 Short ribs
Threonine 0.862 0.563 Short ribs
Isoleucine 0.981 0.52 Short ribs
Leucine 1.716 0.956 Short ribs
Lysine 1.823 1.083 Short ribs
Methionine 0.562 0.346 Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.852 0.477 Short ribs
Valine 1.07 0.572 Short ribs
Histidine 0.688 0.411 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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