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Meat vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Meat and Short ribs different?

  • Meat is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus, however Short ribs are richer in Vitamin B12, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Short ribs is 85% higher.
  • Meat contains 19 times more Vitamin B1 than Short ribs. While Meat contains 0.95mg of Vitamin B1, Short ribs contain only 0.05mg.
  • Meat has less Saturated Fat.

Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, cooked, roasted and Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Potassium +87.9%
Contains more Magnesium +93.3%
Contains more Copper +12.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.8%
Contains more Iron +100.9%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Zinc +101.7%
Contains less Sodium -12.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 87% 4% 20% 11% 33% 134% 70% 7%
Contains more Potassium +87.9%
Contains more Magnesium +93.3%
Contains more Copper +12.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.8%
Contains more Iron +100.9%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Zinc +101.7%
Contains less Sodium -12.3%

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
Meat
5
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +158%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +203.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +301.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +235.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +359.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 2% 6% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 72% 0% 0%
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 B1 +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +158%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +203.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +301.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +235.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +359.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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
65
Meat
44
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
41
Meat
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
157%
Meat
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
0%
Short ribs
Fats
16%
Meat
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.
Meat Short ribs
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Meat Short ribs
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.602g)
Which food is cheaper?
Meat
Meat is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
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 minerals?
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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.
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 Meat Short ribs Opinion
Calories 143 471 Short ribs
Protein 26.17 21.57 Meat
Fats 3.51 41.98 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0 0
Net carbs 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 73 94 Meat
Vitamin D 10 27 Short ribs
Iron 1.15 2.31 Short ribs
Calcium 6 12 Short ribs
Potassium 421 224 Meat
Magnesium 29 15 Meat
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.111 0.099 Meat
Zinc 2.42 4.88 Short ribs
Starch
Phosphorus 267 162 Meat
Sodium 57 50 Short ribs
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.08 0.29 Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.2 0.7 Short ribs
Vitamin B1 0.95 0.05 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387 0.15 Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432 2.452 Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012 0.252 Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739 0.22 Meat
Vitamin B12 0.57 2.62 Short ribs
Vitamin K 0 2.4 Short ribs
Folate 0 5 Short ribs
Trans Fat 0.033 Short ribs
Saturated Fat 1.198 17.8 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334 18.88 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506 1.53 Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.275 0.142 Meat
Threonine 1.175 0.862 Meat
Isoleucine 1.288 0.981 Meat
Leucine 2.229 1.716 Meat
Lysine 2.427 1.823 Meat
Methionine 0.721 0.562 Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1 0.852 Meat
Valine 1.367 1.07 Meat
Histidine 1.13 0.688 Meat
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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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.