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Short ribs vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Short ribs and Pork

  • Short ribs have more Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Iron, however Pork is richer in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus.
  • Short ribs covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 80% more than Pork.
  • Pork has 3 times less Saturated Fat than Short ribs. Short ribs have 17.8g of Saturated Fat, while Pork has 5.23g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled.

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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 +165.5%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains more Copper +35.6%
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Magnesium +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.9%
Contains more Potassium +88.8%
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% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Contains more Iron +165.5%
Contains less Sodium -19.4%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains more Copper +35.6%
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Magnesium +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.9%
Contains more Potassium +88.8%

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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Pork
Contains more Vitamin B12 +274.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1654%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29
Equal in Folate - 5
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% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +274.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1654%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +105.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29
Equal in Folate - 5

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Short ribs Pork Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 21.57g 27.32g Pork
Fats 41.98g 13.92g Short ribs
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 471kcal 242kcal Short ribs
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 12mg 19mg Pork
Iron 2.31mg 0.87mg Short ribs
Magnesium 15mg 28mg Pork
Phosphorus 162mg 246mg Pork
Potassium 224mg 423mg Pork
Sodium 50mg 62mg Short ribs
Zinc 4.88mg 2.39mg Short ribs
Copper 0.099mg 0.073mg Short ribs
Vitamin A 0IU 7IU Pork
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.29mg
Vitamin D 27IU 53IU Pork
Vitamin D 0.7µg 1.3µg Pork
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.877mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.321mg Pork
Vitamin B3 2.452mg 5.037mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.252mg 0.698mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.22mg 0.464mg Pork
Folate 5µg 5µg
Vitamin B12 2.62µg 0.7µg Short ribs
Vitamin K 2.4µg 0µg Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.142mg 0.338mg Pork
Threonine 0.862mg 1.234mg Pork
Isoleucine 0.981mg 1.26mg Pork
Leucine 1.716mg 2.177mg Pork
Lysine 1.823mg 2.446mg Pork
Methionine 0.562mg 0.712mg Pork
Phenylalanine 0.852mg 1.086mg Pork
Valine 1.07mg 1.473mg Pork
Histidine 0.688mg 1.067mg Pork
Cholesterol 94mg 80mg Pork
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 17.8g 5.23g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 18.88g 6.19g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.53g 1.2g Short ribs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Short ribs Pork
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
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
45
Short ribs
37
Pork

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
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
0%
Short ribs
0%
Pork
Fats
194%
Short ribs
64%
Pork

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.57g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork 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)
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.

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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.