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Barbecue chicken vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Barbecue chicken and Short ribs different?

  • Barbecue chicken is higher in Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B2, however Short ribs are richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Short ribs is 90% higher.
  • Barbecue chicken contains 7 times more Sodium than Short ribs. While Barbecue chicken contains 335mg of Sodium, Short ribs contain only 50mg.

Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin and Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised are the varieties used in this article.

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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
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.6%
Contains more Potassium +13.8%
Contains more Iron +143.2%
Contains less Sodium -85.1%
Contains more Zinc +174.2%
Contains more Copper +28.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 36% 15% 94% 23% 44% 49% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.6%
Contains more Potassium +13.8%
Contains more Iron +143.2%
Contains less Sodium -85.1%
Contains more Zinc +174.2%
Contains more Copper +28.6%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.8%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +457.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 10% 0% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 6% 59% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 6% 21% 0% 13% 35% 46% 16% 51% 4% 328% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.8%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +457.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Barbecue chicken Short ribs
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barbecue chicken Short ribs Opinion
Net carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Protein 22.51g 21.57g Barbecue chicken
Fats 15.08g 41.98g Short ribs
Carbs 0.12g 0g Barbecue chicken
Calories 226kcal 471kcal Short ribs
Starch 0g g Barbecue chicken
Fructose 0.04g g Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0.12g 0g Short ribs
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 12mg Barbecue chicken
Iron 0.95mg 2.31mg Short ribs
Magnesium 21mg 15mg Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 218mg 162mg Barbecue chicken
Potassium 255mg 224mg Barbecue chicken
Sodium 335mg 50mg Short ribs
Zinc 1.78mg 4.88mg Short ribs
Copper 0.077mg 0.099mg Short ribs
Vitamin A 67IU 0IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.46mg 0.29mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 0IU 27IU Short ribs
Vitamin D 0µg 0.7µg Short ribs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.05mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B2 0.227mg 0.15mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B3 5.732mg 2.452mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 0.152mg 0.252mg Short ribs
Vitamin B6 0.191mg 0.22mg Short ribs
Folate 8µg 5µg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B12 0.47µg 2.62µg Short ribs
Vitamin K 0µg 2.4µg Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.173mg 0.142mg Barbecue chicken
Threonine 0.657mg 0.862mg Short ribs
Isoleucine 0.853mg 0.981mg Short ribs
Leucine 1.549mg 1.716mg Short ribs
Lysine 1.75mg 1.823mg Short ribs
Methionine 0.565mg 0.562mg Barbecue chicken
Phenylalanine 0.69mg 0.852mg Short ribs
Valine 0.935mg 1.07mg Short ribs
Histidine 0.592mg 0.688mg Short ribs
Cholesterol 127mg 94mg Short ribs
Trans Fat 0.078g g Short ribs
Saturated Fat 3.927g 17.8g Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 6.446g 18.88g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 2.038g 1.53g Barbecue chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Barbecue chicken Short ribs
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
25
Barbecue chicken
44
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
36
Barbecue chicken
45
Short ribs

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 food.
Protein
135%
Barbecue chicken
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
0%
Barbecue chicken
0%
Short ribs
Fats
70%
Barbecue chicken
194%
Short ribs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 285mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.873g)
Which food is cheaper?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/nutrients
  2. Short ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168613/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.