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Short ribs vs Beefsteak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Short ribs and Beefsteak

  • Short ribs have less Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Selenium, and Phosphorus.
  • Short ribs' daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 80% more.
  • Short ribs have 9 times more Vitamin D than Beefsteak. Short ribs have 27IU of Vitamin D, while Beefsteak has 3IU.
  • Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised and Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw.

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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 +140%
Contains more Iron +15.5%
Contains more Copper +25.3%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.8%
Contains more Potassium +67.4%
Equal in Sodium - 55
Equal in Zinc - 5.3
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Iron +15.5%
Contains more Copper +25.3%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.8%
Contains more Potassium +67.4%
Equal in Sodium - 55
Equal in Zinc - 5.3

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 D +600%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.8%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.69
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 3% 0% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 3% 337% 4%
Contains more Vitamin D +600%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.8%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.69

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.
Short ribs Beefsteak
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Short ribs Beefsteak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 21.57g 21.38g Short ribs
Fats 41.98g 5.36g Short ribs
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 471kcal 134kcal Short ribs
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 12mg 5mg Short ribs
Iron 2.31mg 2mg Short ribs
Magnesium 15mg 25mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 162mg 220mg Beefsteak
Potassium 224mg 375mg Beefsteak
Sodium 50mg 55mg Short ribs
Zinc 4.88mg 5.3mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.099mg 0.079mg Short ribs
Vitamin A 0IU 6IU Beefsteak
Vitamin E 0.29mg mg Short ribs
Vitamin D 27IU 3IU Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.7µg 0.1µg Short ribs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.075mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.182mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B3 2.452mg 5.048mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 0.252mg mg Short ribs
Vitamin B6 0.22mg 0.543mg Beefsteak
Folate 5µg 3µg Short ribs
Vitamin B12 2.62µg 2.69µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 2.4µg 1.5µg Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.142mg 0.262mg Beefsteak
Threonine 0.862mg 1.099mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 0.981mg 1.09mg Beefsteak
Leucine 1.716mg 2.011mg Beefsteak
Lysine 1.823mg 2.247mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.562mg 0.621mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.852mg 0.931mg Beefsteak
Valine 1.07mg 1.152mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.688mg 0.868mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 94mg 67mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat g 0.253g Short ribs
Saturated Fat 17.8g 1.875g Beefsteak
Monounsaturated Fat 18.88g 2.354g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.53g 0.189g Short ribs

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Short ribs Beefsteak
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
Short ribs
52
Beefsteak
Mineral Summary Score
45
Short ribs
50
Beefsteak

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
129%
Short ribs
128%
Beefsteak
Carbohydrates
0%
Short ribs
0%
Beefsteak
Fats
194%
Short ribs
25%
Beefsteak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Short ribs
Short ribs is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.925g)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Short ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168613/nutrients
  2. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172173/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.