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Short ribs vs Lamb and mutton - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Short ribs and Lamb and mutton

  • Short ribs have more Vitamin B6, and Iron, however Lamb and mutton is richer in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2.
  • Short ribs covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 45% more than Lamb and mutton.
  • Lamb and mutton has 14 times less Vitamin D than Short ribs. Short ribs have 27IU of Vitamin D, while Lamb and mutton has 2IU.
  • Lamb and mutton contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised and Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked.

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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 +22.9%
Contains less Sodium -30.6%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +16%
Contains more Potassium +38.4%
Contains more Copper +20.2%
Equal in Zinc - 4.46
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Contains more Iron +22.9%
Contains less Sodium -30.6%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +16%
Contains more Potassium +38.4%
Contains more Copper +20.2%
Equal in Zinc - 4.46

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 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +600%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +171.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.9%
Contains more Folate +260%
Contains more Vitamin K +91.7%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.55
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% 3% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
Contains more Vitamin E +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +600%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +171.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.9%
Contains more Folate +260%
Contains more Vitamin K +91.7%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.55

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 Lamb and mutton
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Short ribs Lamb and mutton Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 21.57g 24.52g Lamb and mutton
Fats 41.98g 20.94g Short ribs
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 471kcal 294kcal Short ribs
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 12mg 17mg Lamb and mutton
Iron 2.31mg 1.88mg Short ribs
Magnesium 15mg 23mg Lamb and mutton
Phosphorus 162mg 188mg Lamb and mutton
Potassium 224mg 310mg Lamb and mutton
Sodium 50mg 72mg Short ribs
Zinc 4.88mg 4.46mg Short ribs
Copper 0.099mg 0.119mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.14mg Short ribs
Vitamin D 27IU 2IU Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.7µg 0.1µg Short ribs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.1mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.25mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B3 2.452mg 6.66mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.252mg 0.66mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B6 0.22mg 0.13mg Short ribs
Folate 5µg 18µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 2.62µg 2.55µg Short ribs
Vitamin K 2.4µg 4.6µg Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.142mg 0.287mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 0.862mg 1.05mg Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 0.981mg 1.183mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.716mg 1.908mg Lamb and mutton
Lysine 1.823mg 2.166mg Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.562mg 0.629mg Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.852mg 0.998mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.07mg 1.323mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.688mg 0.777mg Lamb and mutton
Cholesterol 94mg 97mg Short ribs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 17.8g 8.83g Lamb and mutton
Monounsaturated Fat 18.88g 8.82g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.53g 1.51g Short ribs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Short ribs Lamb and mutton
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
52
Lamb and mutton
Mineral Summary Score
45
Short ribs
46
Lamb and mutton

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
147%
Lamb and mutton
Carbohydrates
0%
Short ribs
0%
Lamb and mutton
Fats
194%
Short ribs
97%
Lamb and mutton

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.97g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in minerals
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2.3)
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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.