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Chorizo vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Chorizo and Short ribs?

  • Chorizo is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2, however Short ribs are richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Chorizo's daily need coverage for Sodium is 52% more.
  • Short ribs contain 13 times less Vitamin B1 than Chorizo. Chorizo contains 0.63mg of Vitamin B1, while Short ribs contain 0.05mg.
  • Short ribs have less Sodium.

We used Chorizo, pork and beef and Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised types 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 Magnesium +20%
Contains more Potassium +77.7%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +43.1%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 162
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Potassium +77.7%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +43.1%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
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
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Contains more Vitamin D +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 45% 0% 158% 70% 97% 68% 123% 2% 251% 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 D +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chorizo Short ribs Opinion
Net carbs 1.86g 0g Chorizo
Protein 24.1g 21.57g Chorizo
Fats 38.27g 41.98g Short ribs
Carbs 1.86g 0g Chorizo
Calories 455kcal 471kcal Short ribs
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 12mg Short ribs
Iron 1.59mg 2.31mg Short ribs
Magnesium 18mg 15mg Chorizo
Phosphorus 150mg 162mg Short ribs
Potassium 398mg 224mg Chorizo
Sodium 1235mg 50mg Short ribs
Zinc 3.41mg 4.88mg Short ribs
Copper 0.08mg 0.099mg Short ribs
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.29mg Short ribs
Vitamin D 61IU 27IU Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5µg 0.7µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.63mg 0.05mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3mg 0.15mg Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131mg 2.452mg Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12mg 0.252mg Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53mg 0.22mg Chorizo
Folate 2µg 5µg Short ribs
Vitamin B12 2µg 2.62µg Short ribs
Vitamin K 1.6µg 2.4µg Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.142mg Chorizo
Threonine 1.473mg 0.862mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206mg 0.981mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.708mg 1.716mg Short ribs
Lysine 2.414mg 1.823mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.47mg 0.562mg Short ribs
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 0.852mg Chorizo
Valine 0.914mg 1.07mg Short ribs
Histidine 0.721mg 0.688mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 88mg 94mg Chorizo
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.38g 17.8g Chorizo
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4g 18.88g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46g 1.53g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chorizo Short ribs
Low Fats diet ok
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
68
Chorizo
44
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
57
Chorizo
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
145%
Chorizo
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
0%
Short ribs
Fats
177%
Chorizo
194%
Short ribs

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 1185mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.42g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Chorizo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173859/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.