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Short ribs vs. Veal — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Short ribs and Veal

  • Short ribs have more Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, and Zinc, while Veal have more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus.
  • Short ribs' daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 74% higher.
  • Veal contains 2 times less Iron than Short ribs. Short ribs contain 2.31mg of Iron, while Veal contains 0.99mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Veal is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised and Veal, ground, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -39.8%
Contains more Zinc +26.1%
Contains more Selenium +51.8%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains more Potassium +50.4%
Contains more Manganese +169.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.103
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 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35% 5% 75%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -39.8%
Contains more Zinc +26.1%
Contains more Selenium +51.8%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains more Potassium +50.4%
Contains more Manganese +169.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.103

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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Veal
Contains more Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +227.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +360.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.3%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Choline +15.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 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 0% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 52% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +227.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +360.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.3%
Contains more Folate +120%
Contains more Choline +15.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +455.3%
Contains more Protein +13%
Contains more Water +86.9%
Contains more Other +78.1%
22% 42% 36%
Protein: 21.57 g
Fats: 41.98 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 35.72 g
Other: 0.73 g
24% 8% 67%
Protein: 24.38 g
Fats: 7.56 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 66.76 g
Other: 1.3 g
Contains more Fats +455.3%
Contains more Protein +13%
Contains more Water +86.9%
Contains more Other +78.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +564.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +178.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.9%
47% 49% 4%
Saturated Fat: 17.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 18.88 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.53 g
47% 44% 9%
Saturated Fat: 3.04 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.84 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.55 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +564.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +178.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -82.9%

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 Veal
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Short ribs Veal Opinion
Protein 21.57g 24.38g Veal
Fats 41.98g 7.56g Short ribs
Calories 471kcal 172kcal Short ribs
Calcium 12mg 17mg Veal
Iron 2.31mg 0.99mg Short ribs
Magnesium 15mg 24mg Veal
Phosphorus 162mg 217mg Veal
Potassium 224mg 337mg Veal
Sodium 50mg 83mg Short ribs
Zinc 4.88mg 3.87mg Short ribs
Copper 0.099mg 0.103mg Veal
Manganese 0.013mg 0.035mg Veal
Selenium 20.8µg 13.7µg Short ribs
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.15mg Short ribs
Vitamin D 27IU 0IU Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.7µg 0µg Short ribs
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.07mg Veal
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.27mg Veal
Vitamin B3 2.452mg 8.03mg Veal
Vitamin B5 0.252mg 1.16mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.22mg 0.39mg Veal
Folate 5µg 11µg Veal
Vitamin B12 2.62µg 1.27µg Short ribs
Choline 82.2mg 95mg Veal
Vitamin K 2.4µg 1.2µg Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.142mg 0.247mg Veal
Threonine 0.862mg 1.065mg Veal
Isoleucine 0.981mg 1.201mg Veal
Leucine 1.716mg 1.94mg Veal
Lysine 1.823mg 2.009mg Veal
Methionine 0.562mg 0.569mg Veal
Phenylalanine 0.852mg 0.984mg Veal
Valine 1.07mg 1.347mg Veal
Histidine 0.688mg 0.885mg Veal
Cholesterol 94mg 103mg Short ribs
Saturated Fat 17.8g 3.04g Veal
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 2.84g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.53g 0.55g Short ribs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Short ribs Veal
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
47%
Veal
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Short ribs
41%
Veal

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.76g)
Which food is cheaper?
Veal
Veal is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.