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Pot roast vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pot roast and Short ribs

  • Pot roast has more Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5 and Choline, while Short ribs has more Vitamin B12, Monounsaturated Fat and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Short ribs' daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 51% higher.
  • Short ribs contain 2 times less Vitamin B5 than Pot roast. Pot roast contains 0.571mg of Vitamin B5, while Short ribs contain 0.252mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Short ribs are lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised 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 more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +36.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.31
Equal in Potassium - 224
Equal in Copper - 0.099
Equal in Phosphorus - 162
Equal in Sodium - 50
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 91% 5% 21% 14% 33% 182% 75% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 87% 4% 20% 11% 33% 134% 70% 7%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +36.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.31
Equal in Potassium - 224
Equal in Copper - 0.099
Equal in Phosphorus - 162
Equal in Sodium - 50

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 E +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.6%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin D +250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +23%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
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% 11% 6% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 267% 5% 7%
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 E +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.6%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin D +250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +23%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%

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
44
Pot roast
44
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
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
174%
Pot roast
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
0%
Short ribs
Fats
88%
Pot roast
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.
Pot roast Short ribs
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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Pot roast 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 lower in Cholesterol?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 22mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.252g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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 Pot roast Short ribs Opinion
Calories 297 471 Short ribs
Protein 28.94 21.57 Pot roast
Fats 19.17 41.98 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 116 94 Short ribs
Vitamin D 8 27 Short ribs
Iron 2.42 2.31 Pot roast
Calcium 16 12 Pot roast
Potassium 231 224 Pot roast
Magnesium 19 15 Pot roast
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.099 0.099
Zinc 6.66 4.88 Pot roast
Starch
Phosphorus 174 162 Pot roast
Sodium 47 50 Pot roast
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.51 0.29 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2 0.7 Short ribs
Vitamin B1 0.059 0.05 Pot roast
Vitamin B2 0.171 0.15 Pot roast
Vitamin B3 4.105 2.452 Pot roast
Vitamin B5 0.571 0.252 Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.22 Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.13 2.62 Short ribs
Vitamin K 1.8 2.4 Short ribs
Folate 9 5 Pot roast
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 7.548 17.8 Pot roast
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175 18.88 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708 1.53 Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.19 0.142 Pot roast
Threonine 1.156 0.862 Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317 0.981 Pot roast
Leucine 2.302 1.716 Pot roast
Lysine 2.446 1.823 Pot roast
Methionine 0.754 0.562 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143 0.852 Pot roast
Valine 1.436 1.07 Pot roast
Histidine 0.924 0.688 Pot roast
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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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.