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Short ribs vs Ground meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Short ribs and Ground meat

  • Short ribs have more Vitamin B12, and Monounsaturated Fat, however Ground meat is higher in Vitamin B3, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Short ribs covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 59% more than Ground meat.
  • Short ribs have 14 times more Vitamin D than Ground meat. While Short ribs have 27IU of Vitamin D, Ground meat has only 2IU.
  • Ground meat has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised and Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked.

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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 -31.5%
Contains more Copper +25.3%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Zinc +19.7%
Equal in Iron - 2.27
Equal in Phosphorus - 166
Equal in Potassium - 241
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 86% 13% 72% 22% 10% 160% 27%
Contains less Sodium -31.5%
Contains more Copper +25.3%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Magnesium +13.3%
Contains more Zinc +19.7%
Equal in Iron - 2.27
Equal in Phosphorus - 166
Equal in Potassium - 241

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 +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.4%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin K +20.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.051
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.49
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 1% 3% 0% 0% 13% 40% 76% 31% 72% 6% 312% 8%
Contains more Vitamin E +141.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +41.4%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin K +20.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.051
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.49

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 Ground meat
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 Ground meat Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 21.57g 23.87g Ground meat
Fats 41.98g 15.37g Short ribs
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 471kcal 241kcal Short ribs
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 12mg 33mg Ground meat
Iron 2.31mg 2.27mg Short ribs
Magnesium 15mg 17mg Ground meat
Phosphorus 162mg 166mg Ground meat
Potassium 224mg 241mg Ground meat
Sodium 50mg 73mg Short ribs
Zinc 4.88mg 5.84mg Ground meat
Copper 0.099mg 0.079mg Short ribs
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.12mg Short ribs
Vitamin D 27IU 2IU Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.7µg 0µg Short ribs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.051mg Ground meat
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.171mg Ground meat
Vitamin B3 2.452mg 4.026mg Ground meat
Vitamin B5 0.252mg 0.512mg Ground meat
Vitamin B6 0.22mg 0.311mg Ground meat
Folate 5µg 7µg Ground meat
Vitamin B12 2.62µg 2.49µg Short ribs
Vitamin K 2.4µg 2.9µg Ground meat
Tryptophan 0.142mg 0.121mg Short ribs
Threonine 0.862mg 0.923mg Ground meat
Isoleucine 0.981mg 1.055mg Ground meat
Leucine 1.716mg 1.861mg Ground meat
Lysine 1.823mg 1.976mg Ground meat
Methionine 0.562mg 0.614mg Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.852mg 0.931mg Ground meat
Valine 1.07mg 1.172mg Ground meat
Histidine 0.688mg 0.775mg Ground meat
Cholesterol 94mg 88mg Ground meat
Trans Fat g 1.173g Short ribs
Saturated Fat 17.8g 6.073g Ground meat
Monounsaturated Fat 18.88g 7.322g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.53g 0.408g Short ribs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Short ribs Ground 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
46
Ground meat
Mineral Summary Score
45
Short ribs
49
Ground 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
143%
Ground meat
Carbohydrates
0%
Short ribs
0%
Ground meat
Fats
194%
Short ribs
71%
Ground meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.727g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ground meat
Ground meat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ground meat
Ground meat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ground meat
Ground meat 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. Ground meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169474/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.