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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
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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%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
129%
Short ribs
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
0%
Short ribs
0%
Pork chop
Fats
194%
Short ribs
66%
Pork chop

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
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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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 Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Short ribs Pork chop Opinion
Calories 471 231 Short ribs
Protein 21.57 23.72 Pork chop
Fats 41.98 14.35 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 94 78 Pork chop
Vitamin D 27 40 Pork chop
Iron 2.31 0.87 Short ribs
Calcium 12 56 Pork chop
Potassium 224 315 Pork chop
Magnesium 15 20 Pork chop
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.099 0.105 Pork chop
Zinc 4.88 3.15 Short ribs
Starch
Phosphorus 162 241 Pork chop
Sodium 50 74 Short ribs
Vitamin A 0 15 Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.29 0.21 Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.7 1 Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.49 Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.313 Pork chop
Vitamin B3 2.452 7.927 Pork chop
Vitamin B5 0.252 1.104 Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.22 0.489 Pork chop
Vitamin B12 2.62 0.66 Short ribs
Vitamin K 2.4 0 Short ribs
Folate 5 0 Short ribs
Trans Fat 0.066 Short ribs
Saturated Fat 17.8 4.339 Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 18.88 4.887 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.53 1.894 Pork chop
Tryptophan 0.142 0.282 Pork chop
Threonine 0.862 1.043 Pork chop
Isoleucine 0.981 1.123 Pork chop
Leucine 1.716 1.952 Pork chop
Lysine 1.823 2.109 Pork chop
Methionine 0.562 0.65 Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.852 0.985 Pork chop
Valine 1.07 1.2 Pork chop
Histidine 0.688 0.965 Pork chop
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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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.