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

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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 5% 10% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 59% 0% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 6% 21% 13% 35% 46% 16% 51% 328% 6% 4%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.