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Short ribs vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Short ribs and Fajita

  • Short ribs have more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and Copper, while Fajita have more Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Short ribs' daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 87% higher.
  • Fajita contains 11 times less Saturated Fat than Short ribs. Short ribs contain 17.8g of Saturated Fat, while Fajita contains 1.596g.

The food types used in this comparison are Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised and USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen.

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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 +133.3%
Contains more Copper +230%
Contains more Zinc +256.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Potassium +26.8%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +71%
Equal in Calcium - 13
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 87% 4% 20% 11% 33% 134% 70% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 4% 26% 16% 10% 38% 119% 105%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Copper +230%
Contains more Zinc +256.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Contains more Potassium +26.8%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +71%
Equal in Calcium - 13

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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Fajita
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +385.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +188.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.9%
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% 5% 0% 25% 50% 90% 44% 90% 68% 1% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +385.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +188.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.9%

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 Fajita
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 Fajita Opinion
Calories 471kcal 135kcal Short ribs
Protein 21.57g 18.56g Short ribs
Fats 41.98g 5.73g Short ribs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Cholesterol 94mg 88mg Fajita
Vitamin D 27IU IU Short ribs
Iron 2.31mg 0.99mg Short ribs
Calcium 12mg 13mg Fajita
Potassium 224mg 284mg Fajita
Magnesium 15mg 22mg Fajita
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.099mg 0.03mg Short ribs
Zinc 4.88mg 1.37mg Short ribs
Starch g g
Phosphorus 162mg 277mg Fajita
Sodium 50mg 799mg Short ribs
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.22mg Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.7µg µg Short ribs
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.1mg Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.213mg Fajita
Vitamin B3 2.452mg 4.779mg Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.252mg 0.726mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.22mg 0.387mg Fajita
Vitamin B12 2.62µg 0.54µg Short ribs
Vitamin K 2.4µg 0.2µg Short ribs
Folate 5µg 4µg Short ribs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 17.8g 1.596g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 18.88g 2.333g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.53g 1.089g Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.142mg 0.2mg Fajita
Threonine 0.862mg 0.452mg Short ribs
Isoleucine 0.981mg 0.813mg Short ribs
Leucine 1.716mg 1.56mg Short ribs
Lysine 1.823mg 1.857mg Fajita
Methionine 0.562mg 0.552mg Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.852mg 0.763mg Short ribs
Valine 1.07mg 0.847mg Short ribs
Histidine 0.688mg 0.68mg Short ribs
Fructose g g

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Short ribs Fajita
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
45
Short ribs
44
Fajita

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
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
0%
Short ribs
2%
Fajita
Fats
194%
Short ribs
26%
Fajita

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 749mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.204g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita 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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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

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.