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Short ribs vs Chicken meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Short ribs and Chicken meat?

  • Short ribs are higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, however Chicken meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Selenium, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Short ribs' daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 97% more.
  • Chicken meat contains 14 times less Vitamin D than Short ribs. Short ribs contain 27IU of Vitamin D, while Chicken meat contains 2IU.
  • Chicken meat has less Saturated Fat.

We used Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised and Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted types in this article.

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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 Iron +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -39%
Contains more Zinc +151.5%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.3%
Equal in Potassium - 223
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Contains more Iron +83.3%
Contains less Sodium -39%
Contains more Zinc +151.5%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.3%
Equal in Potassium - 223

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +773.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +246.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +308.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.27
Equal in Folate - 5
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.4
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 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 6%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +773.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +246.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +308.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.27
Equal in Folate - 5
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.4

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 Chicken meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Chicken meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 21.57g 27.3g Chicken meat
Fats 41.98g 13.6g Short ribs
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 471kcal 239kcal Short ribs
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 12mg 15mg Chicken meat
Iron 2.31mg 1.26mg Short ribs
Magnesium 15mg 23mg Chicken meat
Phosphorus 162mg 182mg Chicken meat
Potassium 224mg 223mg Short ribs
Sodium 50mg 82mg Short ribs
Zinc 4.88mg 1.94mg Short ribs
Copper 0.099mg 0.066mg Short ribs
Vitamin A 0IU 161IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.27mg Short ribs
Vitamin D 27IU 2IU Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.7µg 0µg Short ribs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.063mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.168mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B3 2.452mg 8.487mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 0.252mg 1.03mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.22mg 0.4mg Chicken meat
Folate 5µg 5µg
Vitamin B12 2.62µg 0.3µg Short ribs
Vitamin K 2.4µg 2.4µg
Tryptophan 0.142mg 0.305mg Chicken meat
Threonine 0.862mg 1.128mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 0.981mg 1.362mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.716mg 1.986mg Chicken meat
Lysine 1.823mg 2.223mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.562mg 0.726mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 0.852mg 1.061mg Chicken meat
Valine 1.07mg 1.325mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.688mg 0.802mg Chicken meat
Cholesterol 94mg 88mg Chicken meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 17.8g 3.79g Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 18.88g 5.34g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.53g 2.97g Chicken meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Short ribs Chicken meat
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
36
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
45
Short ribs
31
Chicken meat

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
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Short ribs
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
194%
Short ribs
63%
Chicken meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
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.

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. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.