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Short ribs vs Brisket - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Short ribs and Brisket

  • Short ribs have more Selenium, Vitamin B12, and Zinc, while Brisket have more Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus.
  • Short ribs' daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 76% higher.
  • Brisket contains 2 times less Cholesterol than Short ribs. Short ribs contain 94mg of Cholesterol, while Brisket contains 62mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Brisket is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised and Beef, brisket, whole, separable lean only, 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 +20.3%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Zinc +13.2%
Contains less Sodium -36.7%
Contains more Potassium +47.3%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 87% 4% 20% 11% 33% 134% 70% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 72% 2% 30% 17% 27% 118% 87% 11%
Contains more Iron +20.3%
Contains more Calcium +140%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Zinc +13.2%
Contains less Sodium -36.7%
Contains more Potassium +47.3%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.1%

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 K +84.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.9%
Contains more Folate +40%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.43
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% 0% 7% 0% 25% 40% 74% 21% 97% 304% 4% 6%
Contains more Vitamin K +84.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.9%
Contains more Folate +40%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.43

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
48
Brisket
Mineral Summary Score
45
Short ribs
45
Brisket

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
124%
Brisket
Carbohydrates
0%
Short ribs
0%
Brisket
Fats
194%
Short ribs
34%
Brisket

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 Brisket
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Short ribs Brisket
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 - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.21g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brisket
Brisket is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brisket
Brisket 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)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Short ribs Brisket Opinion
Calories 471 155 Short ribs
Protein 21.57 20.72 Short ribs
Fats 41.98 7.37 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 94 62 Brisket
Vitamin D 27 Short ribs
Iron 2.31 1.92 Short ribs
Calcium 12 5 Short ribs
Potassium 224 330 Brisket
Magnesium 15 23 Brisket
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.099 0.08 Short ribs
Zinc 4.88 4.31 Short ribs
Starch
Phosphorus 162 201 Brisket
Sodium 50 79 Short ribs
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.29 0.32 Brisket
Vitamin D 0.7 Short ribs
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.1 Brisket
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.17 Brisket
Vitamin B3 2.452 3.94 Brisket
Vitamin B5 0.252 0.35 Brisket
Vitamin B6 0.22 0.42 Brisket
Vitamin B12 2.62 2.43 Short ribs
Vitamin K 2.4 1.3 Short ribs
Folate 5 7 Brisket
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 17.8 2.59 Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 18.88 3.46 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.53 0.23 Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.142 0.232 Brisket
Threonine 0.862 0.905 Brisket
Isoleucine 0.981 0.931 Short ribs
Leucine 1.716 1.637 Short ribs
Lysine 1.823 1.724 Short ribs
Methionine 0.562 0.53 Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.852 0.809 Short ribs
Valine 1.07 1.008 Short ribs
Histidine 0.688 0.709 Brisket
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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. Brisket - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168607/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.