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Roast beef vs. Lamb ribs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Roast beef and Lamb ribs

  • Roast beef has more Vitamin B6, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Iron, however, Lamb ribs has more Selenium, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Lamb ribs is 57% higher.
  • Lamb ribs has 12 times less Sodium than Roast beef. Roast beef has 853mg of Sodium, while Lamb ribs has 73mg.

Food types used in this article are Roast beef, deli style, prepackaged, sliced and Lamb, domestic, rib, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked, roasted.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +28.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%
Contains more Potassium +138.7%
Contains more Calcium +340%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Contains more Copper +33.7%
Contains more Manganese +26.7%
Contains more Selenium +48.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Zinc - 3.49
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 77% 15% 104% 58% 112% 88% 29% 2% 81%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 60% 15% 72% 24% 10% 96% 39% 3% 119%
Contains more Iron +28.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%
Contains more Potassium +138.7%
Contains more Calcium +340%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Contains more Copper +33.7%
Contains more Manganese +26.7%
Contains more Selenium +48.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Zinc - 3.49

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 E +390%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +318.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +109.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.3%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.21
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.23
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 10% 0% 0% 11% 50% 105% 34% 107% 4% 256% 24% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 0% 23% 49% 127% 38% 26% 12% 279% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +390%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +318.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +109.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.3%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.21
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.23

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +53.9%
Contains more Other +184.6%
Contains more Protein +13.4%
Contains more Fats +708.1%
19% 4% 74% 3%
Protein: 18.62 g
Fats: 3.69 g
Carbs: 0.64 g
Water: 73.72 g
Other: 3.33 g
21% 30% 48%
Protein: 21.12 g
Fats: 29.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 47.89 g
Other: 1.17 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +53.9%
Contains more Other +184.6%
Contains more Protein +13.4%
Contains more Fats +708.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +723.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +703.7%
42% 49% 9%
Saturated Fat: 1.318 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.521 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.27 g
47% 46% 8%
Saturated Fat: 12.77 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.52 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.17 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +723.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +703.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Roast beef Lamb ribs
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Roast beef Lamb ribs Opinion
Net carbs 0.64g 0g Roast beef
Protein 18.62g 21.12g Lamb ribs
Fats 3.69g 29.82g Lamb ribs
Carbs 0.64g 0g Roast beef
Calories 115kcal 359kcal Lamb ribs
Sugar 0.29g Lamb ribs
Calcium 5mg 22mg Lamb ribs
Iron 2.05mg 1.6mg Roast beef
Magnesium 20mg 20mg
Phosphorus 242mg 166mg Roast beef
Potassium 647mg 271mg Roast beef
Sodium 853mg 73mg Lamb ribs
Zinc 3.2mg 3.49mg Lamb ribs
Copper 0.086mg 0.115mg Lamb ribs
Manganese 0.015mg 0.019mg Lamb ribs
Selenium 14.7µg 21.8µg Lamb ribs
Vitamin A 11IU 0IU Roast beef
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 0µg Roast beef
Vitamin E 0.49mg 0.1mg Roast beef
Vitamin D 1IU Roast beef
Vitamin B1 0.043mg 0.09mg Lamb ribs
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.21mg Roast beef
Vitamin B3 5.581mg 6.75mg Lamb ribs
Vitamin B5 0.566mg 0.63mg Lamb ribs
Vitamin B6 0.46mg 0.11mg Roast beef
Folate 5µg 15µg Lamb ribs
Vitamin B12 2.04µg 2.23µg Lamb ribs
Choline 43.9mg Roast beef
Vitamin K 1.6µg Roast beef
Tryptophan 0.247mg Lamb ribs
Threonine 0.904mg Lamb ribs
Isoleucine 1.019mg Lamb ribs
Leucine 1.642mg Lamb ribs
Lysine 1.865mg Lamb ribs
Methionine 0.542mg Lamb ribs
Phenylalanine 0.86mg Lamb ribs
Valine 1.139mg Lamb ribs
Histidine 0.669mg Lamb ribs
Cholesterol 51mg 97mg Roast beef
Trans Fat 0.148g Lamb ribs
Saturated Fat 1.318g 12.77g Roast beef
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g Roast beef
Omega-3 - EPA 0.007g Roast beef
Omega-3 - DPA 0.012g Roast beef
Monounsaturated Fat 1.521g 12.52g Lamb ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.27g 2.17g Lamb ribs
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.002g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.14g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.001g Roast beef
Omega-3 - ALA 0.017g Roast beef
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.011g Roast beef

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Roast beef Lamb ribs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
46%
Roast beef
43%
Lamb ribs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
56%
Roast beef
44%
Lamb ribs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Roast beef
Roast beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 46mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Roast beef
Roast beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.452g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.29g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 780mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Roast beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174570/nutrients
  2. Lamb ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174323/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.