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

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The main differences between Lamb loin and Lamb ribs raw

  • Lamb loin is richer in Selenium, Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus, yet Lamb ribs raw are richer in Polyunsaturated fat, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Lamb ribs raw is 25% higher.
  • Lamb loin contains 2 times more Iron than Lamb ribs raw. Lamb loin contains 2.12mg of Iron, while Lamb ribs raw contain 1.39mg.
  • Lamb ribs raw contain less Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Lamb, domestic, loin, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked, roasted 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 Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +52.5%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.4%
Contains more Potassium +29.5%
Contains more Zinc +25.8%
Contains more Copper +33.7%
Contains more Manganese +25%
Contains more Selenium +46.4%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 80% 17% 78% 22% 9% 93% 40% 3% 135%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 53% 13% 59% 17% 8% 74% 30% 3% 92%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +52.5%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.4%
Contains more Potassium +29.5%
Contains more Zinc +25.8%
Contains more Copper +33.7%
Contains more Manganese +25%
Contains more Selenium +46.4%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%

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 B2 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.6%
Contains more Folate +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +63.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.62
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.11
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.09
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% 3% 3% 0% 25% 56% 134% 39% 26% 15% 277% 49% 12%
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% 0% 0% 25% 44% 115% 38% 26% 11% 262% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.6%
Contains more Folate +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +63.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.62
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.11
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.09

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +55.3%
Contains more Other +369%
Contains more Fats +45.8%
Equal in Water - 50.8
23% 24% 53%
Protein: 22.55 g
Fats: 23.59 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 52.5 g
Other: 1.36 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 +55.3%
Contains more Other +369%
Contains more Fats +45.8%
Equal in Water - 50.8

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -32.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +46%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +43.9%
47% 44% 9%
Saturated Fat: 10.24 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.68 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.87 g
47% 44% 8%
Saturated Fat: 15.16 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 14.13 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.69 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -32.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +46%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +43.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lamb loin Lamb ribs raw Opinion
Protein 22.55g 14.52g Lamb loin
Fats 23.59g 34.39g Lamb ribs raw
Calories 309kcal 372kcal Lamb ribs raw
Calcium 18mg 15mg Lamb loin
Iron 2.12mg 1.39mg Lamb loin
Magnesium 23mg 18mg Lamb loin
Phosphorus 180mg 137mg Lamb loin
Potassium 246mg 190mg Lamb loin
Sodium 64mg 56mg Lamb ribs raw
Zinc 3.41mg 2.71mg Lamb loin
Copper 0.119mg 0.089mg Lamb loin
Manganese 0.02mg 0.016mg Lamb loin
Selenium 24.6µg 16.8µg Lamb loin
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.18mg Lamb ribs raw
Vitamin D 2IU Lamb loin
Vitamin D 0.1µg Lamb loin
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.1mg
Vitamin B2 0.24mg 0.19mg Lamb loin
Vitamin B3 7.1mg 6.09mg Lamb loin
Vitamin B5 0.65mg 0.62mg Lamb loin
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.11mg
Folate 19µg 14µg Lamb loin
Vitamin B12 2.21µg 2.09µg Lamb loin
Choline 88.4mg Lamb loin
Vitamin K 4.7µg Lamb loin
Tryptophan 0.264mg 0.17mg Lamb loin
Threonine 0.965mg 0.621mg Lamb loin
Isoleucine 1.088mg 0.7mg Lamb loin
Leucine 1.754mg 1.129mg Lamb loin
Lysine 1.991mg 1.282mg Lamb loin
Methionine 0.579mg 0.373mg Lamb loin
Phenylalanine 0.918mg 0.591mg Lamb loin
Valine 1.217mg 0.783mg Lamb loin
Histidine 0.714mg 0.46mg Lamb loin
Cholesterol 95mg 76mg Lamb ribs raw
Saturated Fat 10.24g 15.16g Lamb loin
Monounsaturated Fat 9.68g 14.13g Lamb ribs raw
Polyunsaturated fat 1.87g 2.69g Lamb ribs raw

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lamb loin 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
49%
Lamb loin
40%
Lamb ribs raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Lamb loin
35%
Lamb ribs raw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lamb ribs raw
Lamb ribs raw is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb ribs raw
Lamb ribs raw contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lamb ribs raw
Lamb ribs raw is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb loin
Lamb loin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.92g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb loin
Lamb loin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lamb loin
Lamb loin is relatively richer in vitamins
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 loin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172490/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.