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Pastrami vs. Short ribs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pastrami and Short ribs

  • Pastrami has more Vitamin B3, however, Short ribs are higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Short ribs covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 76% more than Pastrami.
  • Pastrami has 22 times more Sodium than Short ribs. While Pastrami has 1078mg of Sodium, Short ribs have only 50mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, cured, pastrami 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Manganese +107.7%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Selenium +17.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.31
Equal in Phosphorus - 162
Equal in Potassium - 224
Equal in Zinc - 4.88
Equal in Copper - 0.099
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 84% 13% 75% 19% 141% 136% 31% 4% 97%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33% 2% 114%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Manganese +107.7%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Selenium +17.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.31
Equal in Phosphorus - 162
Equal in Potassium - 224
Equal in Zinc - 4.88
Equal in Copper - 0.099

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.7%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +600%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +40.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +242.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.15
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.252
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.22
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 3% 3% 1% 14% 38% 80% 16% 51% 5% 234% 2%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.7%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +600%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +40.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +242.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.15
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.252
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.22

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +94.7%
Contains more Other +241.1%
Contains more Fats +621.3%
Equal in Protein - 21.57
22% 6% 70% 2%
Protein: 21.8 g
Fats: 5.82 g
Carbs: 0.36 g
Water: 69.53 g
Other: 2.49 g
22% 42% 36%
Protein: 21.57 g
Fats: 41.98 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 35.72 g
Other: 0.73 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +94.7%
Contains more Other +241.1%
Contains more Fats +621.3%
Equal in Protein - 21.57

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -84.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +791.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +955.2%
54% 43% 3%
Saturated Fat: 2.681 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.118 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.145 g
47% 49% 4%
Saturated Fat: 17.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 18.88 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.53 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -84.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +791.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +955.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pastrami Short ribs Opinion
Net carbs 0.36g 0g Pastrami
Protein 21.8g 21.57g Pastrami
Fats 5.82g 41.98g Short ribs
Carbs 0.36g 0g Pastrami
Calories 147kcal 471kcal Short ribs
Fructose 0.01g Pastrami
Sugar 0.1g 0g Short ribs
Calcium 10mg 12mg Short ribs
Iron 2.22mg 2.31mg Short ribs
Magnesium 17mg 15mg Pastrami
Phosphorus 175mg 162mg Pastrami
Potassium 210mg 224mg Short ribs
Sodium 1078mg 50mg Short ribs
Zinc 4.98mg 4.88mg Pastrami
Copper 0.091mg 0.099mg Short ribs
Manganese 0.027mg 0.013mg Pastrami
Selenium 17.7µg 20.8µg Short ribs
Vitamin A 42IU 0IU Pastrami
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 0µg Pastrami
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.29mg Short ribs
Vitamin D 4IU 27IU Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0.7µg Short ribs
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0mg Pastrami
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.05mg Pastrami
Vitamin B2 0.161mg 0.15mg Pastrami
Vitamin B3 4.26mg 2.452mg Pastrami
Vitamin B5 0.265mg 0.252mg Pastrami
Vitamin B6 0.221mg 0.22mg Pastrami
Folate 6µg 5µg Pastrami
Vitamin B12 1.87µg 2.62µg Short ribs
Vitamin K 0.7µg 2.4µg Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.141mg 0.142mg Short ribs
Threonine 0.857mg 0.862mg Short ribs
Isoleucine 0.976mg 0.981mg Short ribs
Leucine 1.706mg 1.716mg Short ribs
Lysine 1.812mg 1.823mg Short ribs
Methionine 0.558mg 0.562mg Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.847mg 0.852mg Short ribs
Valine 1.065mg 1.07mg Short ribs
Histidine 0.684mg 0.688mg Short ribs
Cholesterol 68mg 94mg Pastrami
Saturated Fat 2.681g 17.8g Pastrami
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.001g Short ribs
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.003g Short ribs
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.016g Short ribs
Monounsaturated Fat 2.118g 18.88g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.145g 1.53g Short ribs

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Pastrami Short ribs
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
37%
Pastrami
44%
Short ribs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
60%
Pastrami
48%
Short ribs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 1028mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.119g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pastrami
Pastrami is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pastrami
Pastrami is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Pastrami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170204/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.