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Pork chop vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pork chop and Short ribs different?

  • Pork chop is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5 and Vitamin B2, while Short ribs are higher in Vitamin B12, Iron and Zinc.
  • Short ribs covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 82% more than Pork chop.
  • Pork chop contains 10 times more Vitamin B1 than Short ribs. Pork chop contains 0.49mg of Vitamin B1, while Short ribs contain 0.05mg.
  • Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat.

Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised types were 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
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Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Potassium +40.6%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.8%
Contains more Iron +165.5%
Contains more Zinc +54.9%
Contains less Sodium -32.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.099
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 17% 28% 15% 35% 86% 104% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 87% 4% 20% 11% 33% 134% 70% 7%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Potassium +40.6%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.8%
Contains more Iron +165.5%
Contains more Zinc +54.9%
Contains less Sodium -32.4%
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" chart 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 D +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +880%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +338.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +297%
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% 1% 5% 30% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 83% 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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +880%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +338.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +297%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
53
Pork chop
44
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
41
Pork chop
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 the food
Protein
142%
Pork chop
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
0%
Short ribs
Fats
66%
Pork chop
194%
Short ribs

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Pork chop Short ribs
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork chop 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 - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.461g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (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 vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pork chop Short ribs Opinion
Calories 231 471 Short ribs
Protein 23.72 21.57 Pork chop
Fats 14.35 41.98 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 78 94 Pork chop
Vitamin D 40 27 Pork chop
Iron 0.87 2.31 Short ribs
Calcium 56 12 Pork chop
Potassium 315 224 Pork chop
Magnesium 20 15 Pork chop
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.105 0.099 Pork chop
Zinc 3.15 4.88 Short ribs
Starch
Phosphorus 241 162 Pork chop
Sodium 74 50 Short ribs
Vitamin A 15 0 Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.21 0.29 Short ribs
Vitamin D 1 0.7 Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.49 0.05 Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313 0.15 Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927 2.452 Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104 0.252 Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489 0.22 Pork chop
Vitamin B12 0.66 2.62 Short ribs
Vitamin K 0 2.4 Short ribs
Folate 0 5 Short ribs
Trans Fat 0.066 Short ribs
Saturated Fat 4.339 17.8 Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887 18.88 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894 1.53 Pork chop
Tryptophan 0.282 0.142 Pork chop
Threonine 1.043 0.862 Pork chop
Isoleucine 1.123 0.981 Pork chop
Leucine 1.952 1.716 Pork chop
Lysine 2.109 1.823 Pork chop
Methionine 0.65 0.562 Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.985 0.852 Pork chop
Valine 1.2 1.07 Pork chop
Histidine 0.965 0.688 Pork chop
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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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/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.