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Short ribs vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Short ribs and Chorizo?

  • Short ribs are higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, however Chorizo is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2.
  • Chorizo's daily need coverage for Sodium is 52% more.
  • Chorizo has less Saturated Fat.

We used Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised and Chorizo, pork and beef 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 Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +43.1%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Potassium +77.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 150
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +43.1%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Potassium +77.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 150

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 E +31.8%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin D +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.9%
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 0% 5% 45% 0% 158% 70% 97% 68% 123% 2% 251% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin D +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Short ribs Chorizo Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.86g Chorizo
Protein 21.57g 24.1g Chorizo
Fats 41.98g 38.27g Short ribs
Carbs 0g 1.86g Chorizo
Calories 471kcal 455kcal Short ribs
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 12mg 8mg Short ribs
Iron 2.31mg 1.59mg Short ribs
Magnesium 15mg 18mg Chorizo
Phosphorus 162mg 150mg Short ribs
Potassium 224mg 398mg Chorizo
Sodium 50mg 1235mg Short ribs
Zinc 4.88mg 3.41mg Short ribs
Copper 0.099mg 0.08mg Short ribs
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.22mg Short ribs
Vitamin D 27IU 61IU Chorizo
Vitamin D 0.7µg 1.5µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.63mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.3mg Chorizo
Vitamin B3 2.452mg 5.131mg Chorizo
Vitamin B5 0.252mg 1.12mg Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.22mg 0.53mg Chorizo
Folate 5µg 2µg Short ribs
Vitamin B12 2.62µg 2µg Short ribs
Vitamin K 2.4µg 1.6µg Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.142mg 0.278mg Chorizo
Threonine 0.862mg 1.473mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 0.981mg 2.206mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.716mg 1.708mg Short ribs
Lysine 1.823mg 2.414mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.562mg 0.47mg Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.852mg 1.149mg Chorizo
Valine 1.07mg 0.914mg Short ribs
Histidine 0.688mg 0.721mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 94mg 88mg Chorizo
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 17.8g 14.38g Chorizo
Monounsaturated Fat 18.88g 18.4g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.53g 3.46g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Short ribs Chorizo
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
68
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
45
Short ribs
57
Chorizo

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
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
0%
Short ribs
2%
Chorizo
Fats
194%
Short ribs
177%
Chorizo

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 1185mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.42g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Chorizo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173859/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.