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Pork vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pork and Short ribs

  • Pork has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus, however Short ribs are richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Short ribs covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 80% more than Pork.
  • Short ribs have 18 times less Vitamin B1 than Pork. Pork has 0.877mg of Vitamin B1, while Short ribs have 0.05mg.
  • Pork contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled 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
Pork
4
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Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +88.8%
Contains more Magnesium +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.9%
Contains more Iron +165.5%
Contains more Copper +35.6%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 6% 38% 20% 25% 66% 106% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 87% 4% 20% 11% 33% 134% 70% 7%
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +88.8%
Contains more Magnesium +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.9%
Contains more Iron +165.5%
Contains more Copper +35.6%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%

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
Pork
8
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1654%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +274.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29
Equal in Folate - 5
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 1% 6% 39% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 88% 0% 4%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1654%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +274.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29
Equal in Folate - 5

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
56
Pork
44
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
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
164%
Pork
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
0%
Short ribs
Fats
64%
Pork
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.
Pork Short ribs
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Pork 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 - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.57g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Short ribs Opinion
Calories 242 471 Short ribs
Protein 27.32 21.57 Pork
Fats 13.92 41.98 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 80 94 Pork
Vitamin D 53 27 Pork
Iron 0.87 2.31 Short ribs
Calcium 19 12 Pork
Potassium 423 224 Pork
Magnesium 28 15 Pork
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.099 Short ribs
Zinc 2.39 4.88 Short ribs
Starch
Phosphorus 246 162 Pork
Sodium 62 50 Short ribs
Vitamin A 7 0 Pork
Vitamin E 0.29 0.29
Vitamin D 1.3 0.7 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.05 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.15 Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037 2.452 Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698 0.252 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.22 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7 2.62 Short ribs
Vitamin K 0 2.4 Short ribs
Folate 5 5
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 5.23 17.8 Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 18.88 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 1.53 Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.338 0.142 Pork
Threonine 1.234 0.862 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 0.981 Pork
Leucine 2.177 1.716 Pork
Lysine 2.446 1.823 Pork
Methionine 0.712 0.562 Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086 0.852 Pork
Valine 1.473 1.07 Pork
Histidine 1.067 0.688 Pork
Fructose

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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.