Chicken vs Ribs: All Nutritional Differences

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Chicken - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Ribs - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
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Fact 1: There is Less Calories in Chicken

At first glance, you can see that in chicken is much less calories than in ribs.

Chicken has 114 kcal per 100g and ribs 351 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 208%.

Additionally, it is also easy to notice that most of the calories in chicken cames from protein and in rib from fat.

See tables below to compare chicken with ribs in details.

Fact 2: Chicken And Ribs Nutrition Difference

Ribs vs Chicken: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gChickenRibs
Calories114 351
Fat1.65 g28.11 g
Protein23.2 g22.77 g
Water74.86 g48.12 g
Calcium12 mg11 mg
Iron0.73 mg2.37 mg
Magnessium27 mg20 mg
Potassium239 mg305 mg
Sodium68 mg64 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.068 mg0.07 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.092 mg0.18 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)10.604 mg3.46 mg
Vitaminium B60.54 mg0.23 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)0.004 mg0.007 mg

More protein in chicken

It is aslo easy to see see that in chicken is more protein than in ribs.

There is 22.77g per 100g of ribs and 23.2g per 100g of chicken so using simple math we can see that difference is about 2%.

Less fat in chicken

In chicken is less fats than in ribs.

The tables above show us that there is 28.11g/100g of fats in ribs and 1.65g/100g in chicken. In this case difference is about 1604%.

Chicken

114kcal
  • Calories114
  • Fat1.65 g
  • Protein23.2 g
  • Water74.86 g
Chicken calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | breast | thigh | leg | wing

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS.
  • 86% PROTEIN
  • 14% FAT

Ribs

351kcal
  • Calories351
  • Fat28.11 g
  • Protein22.77 g
  • Water48.12 g
Ribs calories per:
100g | ounce | standard serving size | half rack | whole rack

Calories source

  • 0% CARBS
  • 26% PROTEIN
  • 74% FAT

Vitamins: ribs vs chicken

Minerals: chicken vs ribs

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

calories-info.com creator
Healthy diet and healthy lifestyle promoter

All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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