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Pork jowl vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pork jowl and Short ribs

  • Pork jowl has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3 and Vitamin B2, however Short ribs are higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, Phosphorus and Vitamin B6.
  • Short ribs covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 75% more than Pork jowl.
  • Pork jowl has 8 times more Vitamin B1 than Short ribs. While Pork jowl has 0.386mg of Vitamin B1, Short ribs have only 0.05mg.
  • Short ribs have less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +450%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +51.4%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Copper +147.5%
Contains more Zinc +481%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 2% 14% 3% 14% 23% 37% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 87% 4% 20% 11% 33% 134% 70% 7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +450%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +51.4%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Copper +147.5%
Contains more Zinc +481%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.4%

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 B1 +672%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +219.5%
Contains more Folate +400%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.252
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% 6% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 103% 0% 1%
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 B1 +672%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +219.5%
Contains more Folate +400%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.252

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
32
Pork jowl
44
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pork jowl
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
38%
Pork jowl
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
0%
Short ribs
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
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 jowl Short ribs
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork jowl 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 is richer in minerals?
Short ribs
Short ribs is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.46g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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 jowl Short ribs Opinion
Calories 655 471 Pork jowl
Protein 6.38 21.57 Short ribs
Fats 69.61 41.98 Pork jowl
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 90 94 Pork jowl
Vitamin D 27 Short ribs
Iron 0.42 2.31 Short ribs
Calcium 4 12 Short ribs
Potassium 148 224 Short ribs
Magnesium 3 15 Short ribs
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.04 0.099 Short ribs
Zinc 0.84 4.88 Short ribs
Starch
Phosphorus 86 162 Short ribs
Sodium 25 50 Pork jowl
Vitamin A 9 0 Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.29 0.29
Vitamin D 0.7 Short ribs
Vitamin B1 0.386 0.05 Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.236 0.15 Pork jowl
Vitamin B3 4.535 2.452 Pork jowl
Vitamin B5 0.25 0.252 Short ribs
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.22 Short ribs
Vitamin B12 0.82 2.62 Short ribs
Vitamin K 2.4 Short ribs
Folate 1 5 Short ribs
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 25.26 17.8 Short ribs
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89 18.88 Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11 1.53 Pork jowl
Tryptophan 0.021 0.142 Short ribs
Threonine 0.21 0.862 Short ribs
Isoleucine 0.168 0.981 Short ribs
Leucine 0.446 1.716 Short ribs
Lysine 0.528 1.823 Short ribs
Methionine 0.095 0.562 Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.239 0.852 Short ribs
Valine 0.305 1.07 Short ribs
Histidine 0.072 0.688 Short ribs
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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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pork jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/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.