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Short ribs vs. Pork jowl — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Short ribs and Pork jowl

  • Short ribs have more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6, however, Pork jowl is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2.
  • Short ribs covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 75% more than Pork jowl.
  • Short ribs have 14 times more Selenium than Pork jowl. While Short ribs have 20.8µg of Selenium, Pork jowl has only 1.5µg.
  • Short ribs have less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +450%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.4%
Contains more Potassium +51.4%
Contains more Zinc +481%
Contains more Copper +147.5%
Contains more Manganese +160%
Contains more Selenium +1286.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33% 2% 114%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14% 1% 9%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +450%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.4%
Contains more Potassium +51.4%
Contains more Zinc +481%
Contains more Copper +147.5%
Contains more Manganese +160%
Contains more Selenium +1286.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.4%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +219.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +672%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.25
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 6% 21% 0% 13% 35% 46% 16% 51% 4% 328% 45% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 1% 103% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +144.4%
Contains more Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +219.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +672%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.29
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.25

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +238.1%
Contains more Water +61%
Contains more Fats +65.8%
Contains more Other +149.3%
22% 42% 36%
Protein: 21.57 g
Fats: 41.98 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 35.72 g
Other: 0.73 g
6% 70% 22% 2%
Protein: 6.38 g
Fats: 69.61 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 22.19 g
Other: 1.82 g
Contains more Protein +238.1%
Contains more Water +61%
Contains more Fats +65.8%
Contains more Other +149.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -29.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +74.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +430.1%
47% 49% 4%
Saturated Fat: 17.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 18.88 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.53 g
38% 50% 12%
Saturated Fat: 25.26 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 32.89 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.11 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -29.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +74.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +430.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Short ribs Pork jowl
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Short ribs Pork jowl Opinion
Protein 21.57g 6.38g Short ribs
Fats 41.98g 69.61g Pork jowl
Calories 471kcal 655kcal Pork jowl
Calcium 12mg 4mg Short ribs
Iron 2.31mg 0.42mg Short ribs
Magnesium 15mg 3mg Short ribs
Phosphorus 162mg 86mg Short ribs
Potassium 224mg 148mg Short ribs
Sodium 50mg 25mg Pork jowl
Zinc 4.88mg 0.84mg Short ribs
Copper 0.099mg 0.04mg Short ribs
Manganese 0.013mg 0.005mg Short ribs
Selenium 20.8µg 1.5µg Short ribs
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Pork jowl
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 3µg Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.29mg
Vitamin D 27IU Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.7µg Short ribs
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.386mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.236mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B3 2.452mg 4.535mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B5 0.252mg 0.25mg Short ribs
Vitamin B6 0.22mg 0.09mg Short ribs
Folate 5µg 1µg Short ribs
Vitamin B12 2.62µg 0.82µg Short ribs
Choline 82.2mg Short ribs
Vitamin K 2.4µg Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.142mg 0.021mg Short ribs
Threonine 0.862mg 0.21mg Short ribs
Isoleucine 0.981mg 0.168mg Short ribs
Leucine 1.716mg 0.446mg Short ribs
Lysine 1.823mg 0.528mg Short ribs
Methionine 0.562mg 0.095mg Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.852mg 0.239mg Short ribs
Valine 1.07mg 0.305mg Short ribs
Histidine 0.688mg 0.072mg Short ribs
Cholesterol 94mg 90mg Pork jowl
Saturated Fat 17.8g 25.26g Short ribs
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0g Short ribs
Omega-3 - EPA 0.003g 0g Short ribs
Omega-3 - DPA 0.016g 0g Short ribs
Monounsaturated Fat 18.88g 32.89g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 1.53g 8.11g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Short ribs Pork jowl
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
44%
Short ribs
29%
Pork jowl
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Short ribs
12%
Pork jowl

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Short ribs
Short ribs is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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 jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/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.