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Italian sausage vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Italian sausage and Short ribs

  • Italian sausage is richer in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5, yet Short ribs are richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Short ribs is 71% higher.
  • Italian sausage contains 15 times more Sodium than Short ribs. Italian sausage contains 731mg of Sodium, while Short ribs contain 50mg.

Food types used in this article are Sausage, Italian, pork, 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 Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +12.9%
Contains more Iron +95.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Contains more Zinc +172.6%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 10% 61% 23% 96% 49% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +12.9%
Contains more Iron +95.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.1%
Contains less Sodium -93.2%
Contains more Zinc +172.6%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 15

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1036%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.4%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +187.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 7% 142% 39% 61% 31% 70% 6% 114% 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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1036%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.4%
Contains more Folate +60%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +187.9%

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.
Italian sausage Short ribs
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Italian sausage Short ribs Opinion
Net carbs 0.65g 0g Italian sausage
Protein 14.25g 21.57g Short ribs
Fats 31.33g 41.98g Short ribs
Carbs 0.65g 0g Italian sausage
Calories 346kcal 471kcal Short ribs
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Italian sausage
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 18mg 12mg Italian sausage
Iron 1.18mg 2.31mg Short ribs
Magnesium 14mg 15mg Short ribs
Phosphorus 142mg 162mg Short ribs
Potassium 253mg 224mg Italian sausage
Sodium 731mg 50mg Short ribs
Zinc 1.79mg 4.88mg Short ribs
Copper 0.08mg 0.099mg Short ribs
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.29mg Short ribs
Vitamin D IU 27IU Short ribs
Vitamin D µg 0.7µg Short ribs
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B1 0.568mg 0.05mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168mg 0.15mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B3 3.25mg 2.452mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B5 0.51mg 0.252mg Italian sausage
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 0.22mg Italian sausage
Folate 8µg 5µg Italian sausage
Vitamin B12 0.91µg 2.62µg Short ribs
Vitamin K µg 2.4µg Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.142mg Short ribs
Threonine 0.563mg 0.862mg Short ribs
Isoleucine 0.52mg 0.981mg Short ribs
Leucine 0.956mg 1.716mg Short ribs
Lysine 1.083mg 1.823mg Short ribs
Methionine 0.346mg 0.562mg Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.477mg 0.852mg Short ribs
Valine 0.572mg 1.07mg Short ribs
Histidine 0.411mg 0.688mg Short ribs
Cholesterol 76mg 94mg Italian sausage
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 11.27g 17.8g Italian sausage
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34g 18.88g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03g 1.53g Italian sausage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Italian sausage 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
39
Italian sausage
44
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
39
Italian sausage
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
86%
Italian sausage
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
0%
Short ribs
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
194%
Short ribs

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 681mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.53g)
Which food is cheaper?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Italian sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171631/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.