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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" chart 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 Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains more Potassium +50.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.103
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -39.8%
Contains more Zinc +26.1%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains more Potassium +50.4%
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" chart 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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 6% 21% 0% 13% 35% 46% 16% 51% 4% 328% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 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%

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 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
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 21.57g 24.38g Veal
Fats 41.98g 7.56g Short ribs
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 471kcal 172kcal Short ribs
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
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
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.15mg Short ribs
Vitamin D 27IU 0IU Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.7µg 0µg Short ribs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
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
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
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 17.8g 3.04g Veal
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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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
47
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
45
Short ribs
42
Veal

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
0%
Short ribs
0%
Veal
Fats
194%
Short ribs
35%
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

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. 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.