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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
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +36.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.31
Equal in Phosphorus - 162
Equal in Potassium - 224
Equal in Sodium - 50
Equal in Copper - 0.099
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +36.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.31
Equal in Phosphorus - 162
Equal in Potassium - 224
Equal in Sodium - 50
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 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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 5%
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 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%

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.
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 Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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Pot roast Short ribs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
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 food.
Protein
174%
Pot roast
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
0%
Short ribs
Fats
88%
Pot roast
194%
Short ribs

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 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)

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. 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.