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

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What are the main differences between Lamb ribs and Lamb shoulder raw?

  • Lamb ribs is richer in Vitamin B3, and Monounsaturated Fat, yet Lamb shoulder raw is richer in Vitamin B12.
  • Lamb ribs's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 17% higher.
  • Lamb shoulder raw contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Lamb, domestic, rib, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked, roasted and Lamb, domestic, shoulder, whole (arm and blade), separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +17.8%
Contains more Copper +18.6%
Contains more Selenium +13.5%
Contains less Sodium -16.4%
Contains more Zinc +12.9%
Equal in Iron - 1.5
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Phosphorus - 158
Equal in Manganese - 0.019
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 60% 15% 72% 24% 10% 96% 39% 3% 119%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 57% 15% 68% 21% 8% 108% 33% 3% 105%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Potassium +17.8%
Contains more Copper +18.6%
Contains more Selenium +13.5%
Contains less Sodium -16.4%
Contains more Zinc +12.9%
Equal in Iron - 1.5
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Equal in Phosphorus - 158
Equal in Manganese - 0.019

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 B3 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%
Contains more Folate +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.21
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.68
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% 2% 0% 0% 23% 49% 127% 38% 26% 12% 279% 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% 5% 3% 0% 28% 49% 107% 41% 30% 15% 317% 38% 9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.2%
Contains more Folate +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +13.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.21
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.68

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +27.4%
Contains more Fats +39%
Contains more Other +101.7%
Contains more Water +28.2%
21% 30% 48%
Protein: 21.12 g
Fats: 29.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 47.89 g
Other: 1.17 g
17% 21% 61%
Protein: 16.58 g
Fats: 21.45 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 61.39 g
Other: 0.58 g
Contains more Protein +27.4%
Contains more Fats +39%
Contains more Other +101.7%
Contains more Water +28.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +42.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +26.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.3%
47% 46% 8%
Saturated Fat: 12.77 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.52 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.17 g
47% 44% 9%
Saturated Fat: 9.28 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.79 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.71 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +42.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +26.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lamb ribs Lamb shoulder raw Opinion
Protein 21.12g 16.58g Lamb ribs
Fats 29.82g 21.45g Lamb ribs
Calories 359kcal 264kcal Lamb ribs
Calcium 22mg 16mg Lamb ribs
Iron 1.6mg 1.5mg Lamb ribs
Magnesium 20mg 21mg Lamb shoulder raw
Phosphorus 166mg 158mg Lamb ribs
Potassium 271mg 230mg Lamb ribs
Sodium 73mg 61mg Lamb shoulder raw
Zinc 3.49mg 3.94mg Lamb shoulder raw
Copper 0.115mg 0.097mg Lamb ribs
Manganese 0.019mg 0.019mg
Selenium 21.8µg 19.2µg Lamb ribs
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.22mg Lamb shoulder raw
Vitamin D 2IU Lamb shoulder raw
Vitamin D 0.1µg Lamb shoulder raw
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.11mg Lamb shoulder raw
Vitamin B2 0.21mg 0.21mg
Vitamin B3 6.75mg 5.66mg Lamb ribs
Vitamin B5 0.63mg 0.68mg Lamb shoulder raw
Vitamin B6 0.11mg 0.13mg Lamb shoulder raw
Folate 15µg 19µg Lamb shoulder raw
Vitamin B12 2.23µg 2.53µg Lamb shoulder raw
Choline 69.5mg Lamb shoulder raw
Vitamin K 3.4µg Lamb shoulder raw
Tryptophan 0.247mg 0.194mg Lamb ribs
Threonine 0.904mg 0.71mg Lamb ribs
Isoleucine 1.019mg 0.8mg Lamb ribs
Leucine 1.642mg 1.29mg Lamb ribs
Lysine 1.865mg 1.464mg Lamb ribs
Methionine 0.542mg 0.426mg Lamb ribs
Phenylalanine 0.86mg 0.675mg Lamb ribs
Valine 1.139mg 0.895mg Lamb ribs
Histidine 0.669mg 0.525mg Lamb ribs
Cholesterol 97mg 72mg Lamb shoulder raw
Saturated Fat 12.77g 9.28g Lamb shoulder raw
Monounsaturated Fat 12.52g 8.79g Lamb ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 2.17g 1.71g Lamb ribs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lamb ribs Lamb shoulder 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
43%
Lamb ribs
49%
Lamb shoulder raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
44%
Lamb ribs
42%
Lamb shoulder raw

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb shoulder raw
Lamb shoulder raw contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lamb shoulder raw
Lamb shoulder raw is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb shoulder raw
Lamb shoulder raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.49g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lamb shoulder raw
Lamb shoulder raw is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs is relatively richer in minerals
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 ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174323/nutrients
  2. Lamb shoulder raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172496/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.