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Short ribs vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Short ribs and Chuck steak different?

  • Chuck steak is higher than Short ribs in Zinc, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Short ribs covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 46% more than Chuck steak.
  • Chuck steak is lower in Saturated Fat.

Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised and Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled types were used 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 less Sodium -29.6%
Contains more Copper +28.6%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.1%
Contains more Potassium +45.1%
Contains more Zinc +77.9%
Equal in Iron - 2.45
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% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains less Sodium -29.6%
Contains more Copper +28.6%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +19.1%
Contains more Potassium +45.1%
Contains more Zinc +77.9%
Equal in Iron - 2.45

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 +190%
Contains more Vitamin D +600%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +198.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.5%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +15.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 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 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +190%
Contains more Vitamin D +600%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +198.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.5%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +15.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Short ribs Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 21.57g 24.98g Chuck steak
Fats 41.98g 19.64g Short ribs
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 471kcal 277kcal Short ribs
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 12mg 16mg Chuck steak
Iron 2.31mg 2.45mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 15mg 22mg Chuck steak
Phosphorus 162mg 193mg Chuck steak
Potassium 224mg 325mg Chuck steak
Sodium 50mg 71mg Short ribs
Zinc 4.88mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.099mg 0.077mg Short ribs
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.1mg Short ribs
Vitamin D 27IU 5IU Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.7µg 0.1µg Short ribs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.066mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.191mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B3 2.452mg 4.663mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B5 0.252mg 0.752mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.22mg 0.373mg Chuck steak
Folate 5µg 6µg Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 2.62µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 2.4µg 1.6µg Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.142mg 0.281mg Chuck steak
Threonine 0.862mg 1.099mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 0.981mg 1.062mg Chuck steak
Leucine 1.716mg 2.009mg Chuck steak
Lysine 1.823mg 2.184mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.562mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.852mg 0.951mg Chuck steak
Valine 1.07mg 1.129mg Chuck steak
Histidine 0.688mg 0.809mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 94mg 87mg Chuck steak
Trans Fat g 1.287g Short ribs
Saturated Fat 17.8g 8.66g Chuck steak
Monounsaturated Fat 18.88g 9.457g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.53g 0.81g Short ribs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Short ribs Chuck steak
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
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
45
Short ribs
62
Chuck steak

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
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
0%
Short ribs
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
194%
Short ribs
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.14g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak 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)

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. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.