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Turkey bacon vs. Short ribs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Turkey bacon and Short ribs

  • Turkey bacon has more Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Calcium, however, Short ribs has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and Selenium.
  • Short ribs' daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 66% more.
  • Turkey bacon has 21 times more Sodium than Short ribs. Turkey bacon has 1069mg of Sodium, while Short ribs have 50mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Turkey bacon, unprepared and Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +37%
Contains more Potassium +55.8%
Contains more Manganese +46.2%
Contains more Iron +65%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Zinc +92.1%
Contains more Copper +45.6%
Contains more Selenium +31.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 53% 12% 96% 31% 140% 70% 23% 3% 87%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33% 2% 114%
Contains more Calcium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +37%
Contains more Potassium +55.8%
Contains more Manganese +46.2%
Contains more Iron +65%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Zinc +92.1%
Contains more Copper +45.6%
Contains more Selenium +31.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 15

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +58%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.9%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.22
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 3% 0% 0% 8% 55% 76% 41% 57% 8% 149% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +58%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.9%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.22

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +73.1%
Contains more Other +367.1%
Contains more Protein +35.3%
Contains more Fats +148%
16% 17% 2% 62% 3%
Protein: 15.94 g
Fats: 16.93 g
Carbs: 1.89 g
Water: 61.83 g
Other: 3.41 g
22% 42% 36%
Protein: 21.57 g
Fats: 41.98 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 35.72 g
Other: 0.73 g
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Water +73.1%
Contains more Other +367.1%
Contains more Protein +35.3%
Contains more Fats +148%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +207.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +203.4%
29% 40% 30%
Saturated Fat: 4.52 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.223 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.699 g
47% 49% 4%
Saturated Fat: 17.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 18.88 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.53 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +207.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +203.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey bacon Short ribs Opinion
Net carbs 1.89g 0g Turkey bacon
Protein 15.94g 21.57g Short ribs
Fats 16.93g 41.98g Short ribs
Carbs 1.89g 0g Turkey bacon
Calories 226kcal 471kcal Short ribs
Calcium 80mg 12mg Turkey bacon
Iron 1.4mg 2.31mg Short ribs
Magnesium 16mg 15mg Turkey bacon
Phosphorus 222mg 162mg Turkey bacon
Potassium 349mg 224mg Turkey bacon
Sodium 1069mg 50mg Short ribs
Zinc 2.54mg 4.88mg Short ribs
Copper 0.068mg 0.099mg Short ribs
Manganese 0.019mg 0.013mg Turkey bacon
Selenium 15.8µg 20.8µg Short ribs
Vitamin A 34IU 0IU Turkey bacon
Vitamin A RAE 10µg 0µg Turkey bacon
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.29mg Short ribs
Vitamin D 27IU Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.7µg Short ribs
Vitamin B1 0.03mg 0.05mg Short ribs
Vitamin B2 0.237mg 0.15mg Turkey bacon
Vitamin B3 4.032mg 2.452mg Turkey bacon
Vitamin B5 0.675mg 0.252mg Turkey bacon
Vitamin B6 0.244mg 0.22mg Turkey bacon
Folate 10µg 5µg Turkey bacon
Vitamin B12 1.19µg 2.62µg Short ribs
Choline 82.2mg Short ribs
Vitamin K 2.4µg Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.142mg Short ribs
Threonine 0.862mg Short ribs
Isoleucine 0.981mg Short ribs
Leucine 1.716mg Short ribs
Lysine 1.823mg Short ribs
Methionine 0.562mg Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.852mg Short ribs
Valine 1.07mg Short ribs
Histidine 0.688mg Short ribs
Cholesterol 86mg 94mg Turkey bacon
Trans Fat 0.184g Short ribs
Saturated Fat 4.52g 17.8g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - DHA 0.007g 0.001g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - EPA 0.006g 0.003g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - DPA 0.01g 0.016g Short ribs
Monounsaturated Fat 6.223g 18.88g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 4.699g 1.53g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.027g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 4.197g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.01g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - ALA 0.241g Turkey bacon
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0.003g Turkey bacon
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.013g Turkey bacon

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Turkey bacon Short ribs
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
30%
Turkey bacon
44%
Short ribs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
53%
Turkey bacon
48%
Short ribs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.28g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey bacon
Turkey bacon is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 1019mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Turkey bacon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174592/nutrients
  2. Short ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168613/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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