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Short ribs vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Short ribs and Pork chop different?

  • Short ribs are richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, and Zinc, while Pork chop is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2.
  • Short ribs covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 82% more than Pork chop.
  • Short ribs contain 4 times more Saturated Fat than Pork chop. Short ribs contain 17.8g of Saturated Fat, while Pork chop contains 4.339g.

Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised and Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled 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 more Iron +165.5%
Contains more Zinc +54.9%
Contains less Sodium -32.4%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Potassium +40.6%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.105
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 87% 4% 20% 11% 33% 134% 70% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 17% 28% 15% 35% 86% 104% 10%
Contains more Iron +165.5%
Contains more Zinc +54.9%
Contains less Sodium -32.4%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Potassium +40.6%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.105

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 +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +297%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +880%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +338.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.3%
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% 1% 5% 30% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 83% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +297%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +880%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +338.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Short ribs Pork chop Opinion
Calories 471kcal 231kcal Short ribs
Protein 21.57g 23.72g Pork chop
Fats 41.98g 14.35g Short ribs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 0g 0g
Carbs 0g 0g
Cholesterol 94mg 78mg Pork chop
Vitamin D 27IU 40IU Pork chop
Iron 2.31mg 0.87mg Short ribs
Calcium 12mg 56mg Pork chop
Potassium 224mg 315mg Pork chop
Magnesium 15mg 20mg Pork chop
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.099mg 0.105mg Pork chop
Zinc 4.88mg 3.15mg Short ribs
Starch g g
Phosphorus 162mg 241mg Pork chop
Sodium 50mg 74mg Short ribs
Vitamin A 0IU 15IU Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.21mg Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.7µg 1µg Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.49mg Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.313mg Pork chop
Vitamin B3 2.452mg 7.927mg Pork chop
Vitamin B5 0.252mg 1.104mg Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.22mg 0.489mg Pork chop
Vitamin B12 2.62µg 0.66µg Short ribs
Vitamin K 2.4µg 0µg Short ribs
Folate 5µg 0µg Short ribs
Trans Fat g 0.066g Short ribs
Saturated Fat 17.8g 4.339g Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 18.88g 4.887g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.53g 1.894g Pork chop
Tryptophan 0.142mg 0.282mg Pork chop
Threonine 0.862mg 1.043mg Pork chop
Isoleucine 0.981mg 1.123mg Pork chop
Leucine 1.716mg 1.952mg Pork chop
Lysine 1.823mg 2.109mg Pork chop
Methionine 0.562mg 0.65mg Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.852mg 0.985mg Pork chop
Valine 1.07mg 1.2mg Pork chop
Histidine 0.688mg 0.965mg Pork chop
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Short ribs Pork chop
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
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
53
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
45
Short ribs
41
Pork chop

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
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
0%
Short ribs
0%
Pork chop
Fats
194%
Short ribs
66%
Pork chop

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.461g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork chop
Pork chop is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pork chop
Pork chop 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 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. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/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.