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Veal vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Veal and Short ribs

  • Veal has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus, while Short ribs has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, and Zinc.
  • Short ribs' daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 74% higher.
  • Short ribs contain 5 times less Vitamin B5 than Veal. Veal contains 1.16mg of Vitamin B5, while Short ribs contain 0.252mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Veal is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Veal, ground, cooked, broiled 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 +41.7%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains more Potassium +50.4%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -39.8%
Contains more Zinc +26.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.099
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 87% 11% 70% 20% 7% 134% 33%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains more Potassium +50.4%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -39.8%
Contains more Zinc +26.1%
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
Veal
6
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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 Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
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%
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%
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 Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%

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.
Veal Short ribs
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 Veal Short ribs Opinion
Net carbs 0g 0g
Protein 24.38g 21.57g Veal
Fats 7.56g 41.98g Short ribs
Carbs 0g 0g
Calories 172kcal 471kcal Short ribs
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 12mg Veal
Iron 0.99mg 2.31mg Short ribs
Magnesium 24mg 15mg Veal
Phosphorus 217mg 162mg Veal
Potassium 337mg 224mg Veal
Sodium 83mg 50mg Short ribs
Zinc 3.87mg 4.88mg Short ribs
Copper 0.103mg 0.099mg Veal
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.29mg Short ribs
Vitamin D 0IU 27IU Short ribs
Vitamin D 0µg 0.7µg Short ribs
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.05mg Veal
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.15mg Veal
Vitamin B3 8.03mg 2.452mg Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16mg 0.252mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39mg 0.22mg Veal
Folate 11µg 5µg Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27µg 2.62µg Short ribs
Vitamin K 1.2µg 2.4µg Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.247mg 0.142mg Veal
Threonine 1.065mg 0.862mg Veal
Isoleucine 1.201mg 0.981mg Veal
Leucine 1.94mg 1.716mg Veal
Lysine 2.009mg 1.823mg Veal
Methionine 0.569mg 0.562mg Veal
Phenylalanine 0.984mg 0.852mg Veal
Valine 1.347mg 1.07mg Veal
Histidine 0.885mg 0.688mg Veal
Cholesterol 103mg 94mg Short ribs
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.04g 17.8g Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84g 18.88g Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 1.53g Short ribs

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Veal Short ribs
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
47
Veal
44
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
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
146%
Veal
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
0%
Short ribs
Fats
35%
Veal
194%
Short ribs

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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.