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Turkey meat vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Turkey meat and Short ribs

  • Turkey meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2 and Phosphorus, yet Short ribs are richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Saturated Fat from Short ribs is 78% higher.
  • Turkey meat contains 4 times more Vitamin B3 than Short ribs. Turkey meat contains 9.573mg of Vitamin B3, while Short ribs contain 2.452mg.
  • Turkey meat contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted 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" 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 +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.7%
Contains more Iron +111.9%
Contains more Zinc +96.8%
Contains less Sodium -51.5%
Equal in Potassium - 224
Equal in Copper - 0.099
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 5% 22% 22% 31% 68% 96% 14%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 87% 4% 20% 11% 33% 134% 70% 7%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.7%
Contains more Iron +111.9%
Contains more Zinc +96.8%
Contains less Sodium -51.5%
Equal in Potassium - 224
Equal in Copper - 0.099

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +290.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +276.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin E +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +156.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 2% 12% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 128% 0% 7%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +290.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +276.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin E +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +156.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
50
Turkey meat
44
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
45
Short ribs

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
171%
Turkey meat
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
0%
Short ribs
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
194%
Short ribs

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.
Turkey meat Short ribs
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Turkey meat Short ribs
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.645g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
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?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Turkey meat Short ribs Opinion
Calories 189 471 Short ribs
Protein 28.55 21.57 Turkey meat
Fats 7.39 41.98 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.06 0 Turkey meat
Cholesterol 109 94 Short ribs
Vitamin D 15 27 Short ribs
Iron 1.09 2.31 Short ribs
Calcium 14 12 Turkey meat
Potassium 239 224 Turkey meat
Magnesium 30 15 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.093 0.099 Short ribs
Zinc 2.48 4.88 Short ribs
Starch
Phosphorus 223 162 Turkey meat
Sodium 103 50 Short ribs
Vitamin A 39 0 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.07 0.29 Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.4 0.7 Short ribs
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.05 Short ribs
Vitamin B2 0.281 0.15 Turkey meat
Vitamin B3 9.573 2.452 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948 0.252 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616 0.22 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02 2.62 Short ribs
Vitamin K 0 2.4 Short ribs
Folate 9 5 Turkey meat
Trans Fat 0.101 Short ribs
Saturated Fat 2.155 17.8 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647 18.88 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119 1.53 Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.291 0.142 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.004 0.862 Turkey meat
Isoleucine 0.796 0.981 Short ribs
Leucine 1.925 1.716 Turkey meat
Lysine 2.282 1.823 Turkey meat
Methionine 0.724 0.562 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 0.903 0.852 Turkey meat
Valine 0.902 1.07 Short ribs
Histidine 0.749 0.688 Turkey meat
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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. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.