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

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 Vitamin K +60%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
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 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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 0% 3% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 337% 4% 3%
Contains more Vitamin D +600%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
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 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 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

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