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Corned beef vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Corned beef and Short ribs

  • Corned beef is higher in Selenium, and Copper, yet Short ribs are higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, and Phosphorus.
  • Short ribs covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 57% more than Corned beef.
  • Corned beef contains 19 times more Sodium than Short ribs. While Corned beef contains 973mg of Sodium, Short ribs contain only 50mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked 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
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Contains more Copper +55.6%
Contains more Iron +24.2%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +54.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Equal in Zinc - 4.88
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 70% 3% 13% 9% 52% 125% 54% 127%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 87% 4% 20% 11% 33% 134% 70% 7%
Contains more Copper +55.6%
Contains more Iron +24.2%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +54.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Equal in Zinc - 4.88

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 B2 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.22
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% 4% 3% 7% 40% 57% 26% 54% 204% 4% 5%
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 B2 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.22

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
33
Corned beef
44
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
56
Corned beef
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
109%
Corned beef
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
0%
Corned beef
0%
Short ribs
Fats
88%
Corned beef
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.
Corned beef Short ribs
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Corned beef Short ribs
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 923mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Short ribs
Short ribs is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.46g)
Which food is cheaper?
Corned beef
Corned beef 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 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 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 Corned beef Short ribs Opinion
Calories 251 471 Short ribs
Protein 18.17 21.57 Short ribs
Fats 18.98 41.98 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.47 0 Corned beef
Cholesterol 98 94 Short ribs
Vitamin D 4 27 Short ribs
Iron 1.86 2.31 Short ribs
Calcium 8 12 Short ribs
Potassium 145 224 Short ribs
Magnesium 12 15 Short ribs
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.154 0.099 Corned beef
Zinc 4.58 4.88 Short ribs
Starch
Phosphorus 125 162 Short ribs
Sodium 973 50 Short ribs
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.16 0.29 Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.1 0.7 Short ribs
Vitamin B1 0.026 0.05 Short ribs
Vitamin B2 0.17 0.15 Corned beef
Vitamin B3 3.03 2.452 Corned beef
Vitamin B5 0.42 0.252 Corned beef
Vitamin B6 0.23 0.22 Corned beef
Vitamin B12 1.63 2.62 Short ribs
Vitamin K 1.5 2.4 Short ribs
Folate 6 5 Corned beef
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.34 17.8 Corned beef
Monounsaturated Fat 9.22 18.88 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.67 1.53 Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.119 0.142 Short ribs
Threonine 0.726 0.862 Short ribs
Isoleucine 0.827 0.981 Short ribs
Leucine 1.445 1.716 Short ribs
Lysine 1.536 1.823 Short ribs
Methionine 0.473 0.562 Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.718 0.852 Short ribs
Valine 0.901 1.07 Short ribs
Histidine 0.58 0.688 Short ribs
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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. Corned beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170200/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.