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Short ribs vs Pot roast - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Short ribs and Pot roast

  • Short ribs have more Vitamin B12, Polyunsaturated fat and Monounsaturated Fat, while Pot roast have more Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5 and Choline.
  • Short ribs' daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 51% higher.
  • Pot roast contains 2 times less Monounsaturated Fat than Short ribs. Short ribs contain 18.88g of Monounsaturated Fat, while Pot roast contains 8.175g.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Pot roast is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised and Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised.

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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 Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +36.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.42
Equal in Potassium - 231
Equal in Copper - 0.099
Equal in Phosphorus - 174
Equal in Sodium - 47
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 87% 4% 20% 11% 33% 134% 70% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 91% 5% 21% 14% 33% 182% 75% 7%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +36.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.42
Equal in Potassium - 231
Equal in Copper - 0.099
Equal in Phosphorus - 174
Equal in Sodium - 47

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 D +250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +23%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.6%
Contains more Folate +80%
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% 0% 11% 6% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 267% 5% 7%
Contains more Vitamin D +250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +23%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.6%
Contains more Folate +80%

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
44
Pot roast
Mineral Summary Score
45
Short ribs
53
Pot roast

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
174%
Pot roast
Carbohydrates
0%
Short ribs
0%
Pot roast
Fats
194%
Short ribs
88%
Pot roast

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 Pot roast
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Short ribs Pot roast
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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 22mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.252g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pot roast
Pot roast is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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 Pot roast Opinion
Calories 471 297 Short ribs
Protein 21.57 28.94 Pot roast
Fats 41.98 19.17 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 94 116 Short ribs
Vitamin D 27 8 Short ribs
Iron 2.31 2.42 Pot roast
Calcium 12 16 Pot roast
Potassium 224 231 Pot roast
Magnesium 15 19 Pot roast
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.099 0.099
Zinc 4.88 6.66 Pot roast
Starch
Phosphorus 162 174 Pot roast
Sodium 50 47 Pot roast
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.29 0.51 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.7 0.2 Short ribs
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.059 Pot roast
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.171 Pot roast
Vitamin B3 2.452 4.105 Pot roast
Vitamin B5 0.252 0.571 Pot roast
Vitamin B6 0.22 0.283 Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.62 2.13 Short ribs
Vitamin K 2.4 1.8 Short ribs
Folate 5 9 Pot roast
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 17.8 7.548 Pot roast
Monounsaturated Fat 18.88 8.175 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.53 0.708 Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.142 0.19 Pot roast
Threonine 0.862 1.156 Pot roast
Isoleucine 0.981 1.317 Pot roast
Leucine 1.716 2.302 Pot roast
Lysine 1.823 2.446 Pot roast
Methionine 0.562 0.754 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 0.852 1.143 Pot roast
Valine 1.07 1.436 Pot roast
Histidine 0.688 0.924 Pot roast
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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 separately 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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.