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Brisket vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Brisket and Short ribs

  • Brisket has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus, while Short ribs has more Selenium, Vitamin B12, and Zinc.
  • Short ribs' daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 76% higher.
  • Short ribs contain 2 times less Vitamin B6 than Brisket. Brisket contains 0.42mg of Vitamin B6, while Short ribs contain 0.22mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Brisket is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Beef, brisket, whole, separable lean only, all grades, raw and Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised.

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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 Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.1%
Contains more Potassium +47.3%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Iron +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -36.7%
Contains more Zinc +13.2%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 72% 17% 87% 30% 11% 118% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.1%
Contains more Potassium +47.3%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Iron +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -36.7%
Contains more Zinc +13.2%
Contains more Copper +23.8%

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 E +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.9%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin K +84.6%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.62
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 7% 0% 0% 25% 40% 74% 21% 97% 6% 304% 4%
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 E +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.9%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin K +84.6%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.62

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.
Brisket Short ribs
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brisket Short ribs Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 20.72g 21.57g Short ribs
Fats 7.37g 41.98g Short ribs
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 155kcal 471kcal Short ribs
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 12mg Short ribs
Iron 1.92mg 2.31mg Short ribs
Magnesium 23mg 15mg Brisket
Phosphorus 201mg 162mg Brisket
Potassium 330mg 224mg Brisket
Sodium 79mg 50mg Short ribs
Zinc 4.31mg 4.88mg Short ribs
Copper 0.08mg 0.099mg Short ribs
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.32mg 0.29mg Brisket
Vitamin D IU 27IU Short ribs
Vitamin D µg 0.7µg Short ribs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.05mg Brisket
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.15mg Brisket
Vitamin B3 3.94mg 2.452mg Brisket
Vitamin B5 0.35mg 0.252mg Brisket
Vitamin B6 0.42mg 0.22mg Brisket
Folate 7µg 5µg Brisket
Vitamin B12 2.43µg 2.62µg Short ribs
Vitamin K 1.3µg 2.4µg Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.142mg Brisket
Threonine 0.905mg 0.862mg Brisket
Isoleucine 0.931mg 0.981mg Short ribs
Leucine 1.637mg 1.716mg Short ribs
Lysine 1.724mg 1.823mg Short ribs
Methionine 0.53mg 0.562mg Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.809mg 0.852mg Short ribs
Valine 1.008mg 1.07mg Short ribs
Histidine 0.709mg 0.688mg Brisket
Cholesterol 62mg 94mg Brisket
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 2.59g 17.8g Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 3.46g 18.88g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.23g 1.53g Short ribs

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Brisket Short ribs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
48
Brisket
44
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
45
Brisket
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
124%
Brisket
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
0%
Brisket
0%
Short ribs
Fats
34%
Brisket
194%
Short ribs

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.21g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brisket
Brisket is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brisket
Brisket is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (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 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.

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. Brisket - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168607/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.