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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
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 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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 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 minerals?
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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.
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. 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.