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Steak vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Steak
Steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.357g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Short ribs
Short ribs is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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)
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.
Steak Short ribs
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Steak 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
29
Steak
23
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
35
Steak
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
Steak
5
:
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Zinc +29.9%
Contains more Copper +16.5%
Contains less Sodium -13.8%
Equal in Iron - 2.31
Equal in Calcium - 12
Equal in Phosphorus - 162
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Zinc +29.9%
Contains more Copper +16.5%
Contains less Sodium -13.8%
Equal in Iron - 2.31
Equal in Calcium - 12
Equal in Phosphorus - 162

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
Steak
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +350%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +19.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +350%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +19.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%

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
149%
Steak
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
0%
Steak
0%
Short ribs
Fats
88%
Steak
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 Steak Short ribs Opinion
Calories 271 471 Short ribs
Protein 24.85 21.57 Steak
Fats 19.02 41.98 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 94 Steak
Vitamin D 6 27 Short ribs
Iron 2.4 2.31 Steak
Calcium 12 12
Potassium 279 224 Steak
Magnesium 23 15 Steak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.085 0.099 Short ribs
Zinc 6.34 4.88 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 163 162 Steak
Sodium 58 50 Short ribs
Vitamin A 25 0 Steak
Vitamin E 0.29 Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.1 0.7 Short ribs
Vitamin B1 0.074 0.05 Steak
Vitamin B2 0.301 0.15 Steak
Vitamin B3 5.149 2.452 Steak
Vitamin B5 0.252 Short ribs
Vitamin B6 0.5 0.22 Steak
Vitamin B12 2.2 2.62 Short ribs
Vitamin K 1.6 2.4 Short ribs
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.443 17.8 Steak
Monounsaturated Fat 9.171 18.88 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.896 1.53 Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.278 0.142 Steak
Threonine 1.171 0.862 Steak
Isoleucine 1.157 0.981 Steak
Leucine 2.142 1.716 Steak
Lysine 2.38 1.823 Steak
Methionine 0.672 0.562 Steak
Phenylalanine 0.997 0.852 Steak
Valine 1.242 1.07 Steak
Histidine 0.931 0.688 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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