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Lamb leg vs. Lamb ribs raw — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Lamb leg and Lamb ribs raw

  • Lamb leg has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Zinc, however, Lamb ribs raw are richer in Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Lamb ribs raw covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 39% more than Lamb leg.
  • Lamb leg contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Lamb, domestic, leg, whole (shank and sirloin), separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, raw and Lamb, domestic, rib, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, raw.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.1%
Contains more Potassium +31.1%
Contains more Zinc +22.5%
Contains more Copper +27%
Contains more Manganese +25%
Contains more Selenium +23.2%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Equal in Sodium - 56
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2.7% 62% 16% 73% 22% 7.3% 91% 38% 2.6% 113%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4.5% 52% 13% 59% 17% 7.3% 74% 30% 2.1% 92%
Contains more Iron +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.1%
Contains more Potassium +31.1%
Contains more Zinc +22.5%
Contains more Copper +27%
Contains more Manganese +25%
Contains more Selenium +23.2%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Equal in Sodium - 56

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.4%
Contains more Folate +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +19.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.09
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4.2% 0% 0% 33% 53% 117% 41% 35% 14% 313% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 3.6% 0% 0% 25% 44% 114% 37% 25% 11% 261% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.4%
Contains more Folate +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +19.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 6.09

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +23.3%
Contains more Water +26.6%
Contains more Other +141.4%
Contains more Fats +101.5%
18% 17% 64%
Protein: 17.91 g
Fats: 17.07 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 64.32 g
Other: 0.7 g
15% 34% 51%
Protein: 14.52 g
Fats: 34.39 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 50.8 g
Other: 0.29 g
Contains more Protein +23.3%
Contains more Water +26.6%
Contains more Other +141.4%
Contains more Fats +101.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -51%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +101.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +99.3%
47% 44% 9%
Saturated Fat: 7.43 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.35 g
47% 44% 8%
Saturated Fat: 15.16 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 14.13 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.69 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -51%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +101.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +99.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Lamb leg Lamb ribs raw
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lamb leg Lamb ribs raw Opinion
Protein 17.91g 14.52g Lamb leg
Fats 17.07g 34.39g Lamb ribs raw
Calories 230kcal 372kcal Lamb ribs raw
Calcium 9mg 15mg Lamb ribs raw
Iron 1.66mg 1.39mg Lamb leg
Magnesium 23mg 18mg Lamb leg
Phosphorus 170mg 137mg Lamb leg
Potassium 249mg 190mg Lamb leg
Sodium 56mg 56mg
Zinc 3.32mg 2.71mg Lamb leg
Copper 0.113mg 0.089mg Lamb leg
Manganese 0.02mg 0.016mg Lamb leg
Selenium 20.7µg 16.8µg Lamb leg
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.18mg Lamb leg
Vitamin B1 0.13mg 0.1mg Lamb leg
Vitamin B2 0.23mg 0.19mg Lamb leg
Vitamin B3 6.26mg 6.09mg Lamb leg
Vitamin B5 0.69mg 0.62mg Lamb leg
Vitamin B6 0.15mg 0.11mg Lamb leg
Folate 19µg 14µg Lamb leg
Vitamin B12 2.5µg 2.09µg Lamb leg
Tryptophan 0.209mg 0.17mg Lamb leg
Threonine 0.767mg 0.621mg Lamb leg
Isoleucine 0.864mg 0.7mg Lamb leg
Leucine 1.393mg 1.129mg Lamb leg
Lysine 1.582mg 1.282mg Lamb leg
Methionine 0.46mg 0.373mg Lamb leg
Phenylalanine 0.729mg 0.591mg Lamb leg
Valine 0.967mg 0.783mg Lamb leg
Histidine 0.567mg 0.46mg Lamb leg
Cholesterol 69mg 76mg Lamb leg
Saturated Fat 7.43g 15.16g Lamb leg
Monounsaturated Fat 7g 14.13g Lamb ribs raw
Polyunsaturated fat 1.35g 2.69g Lamb ribs raw

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lamb leg Lamb ribs raw
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
47%
Lamb leg
40%
Lamb ribs raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
43%
Lamb leg
35%
Lamb ribs raw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lamb leg
Lamb leg is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb leg
Lamb leg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.73g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb leg
Lamb leg is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lamb leg
Lamb leg is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (56 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Lamb leg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174311/nutrients
  2. Lamb ribs raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174321/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.