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Calories in Beef Spare Ribs

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Allan Robinson has written numerous articles for various health and fitness sites. Robinson also has 15 years of experience as a software engineer and has extensive accreditation in software engineering. He holds a bachelor's degree with majors in biology and mathematics.
Calories in Beef Spare Ribs
Barbecuing is a common method of preparing spare ribs. Photo Credit: DAJ/amana images/Getty Images

Beef spare ribs are a cut of beef that include the long ribs as well as the meat between the ribs and on top of them. This is a relatively fatty cut of beef, and most of the calories in beef spare ribs come from fat.

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This nutritional information applies to beef spare ribs from the small end of the bones trimmed to 1/8 in. of fat with a serving size of 4 oz. A serving of beef spare ribs contains 288 calories, or 14.4 percent daily value for calories. This daily value assumes a standard daily diet of 2,000 calories, according to FatSecret website.

Fat, Protein And Carbohydrates

The calorie content in a serving of beef spare ribs includes 194 calories from fat and 94 calories from protein. The fat content in a serving of beef spare ribs is 21.61 g, which is about 33 percent of the daily value for fat. Beef spare ribs also provide 21.92 g of protein per serving, or about 44 percent daily value for protein.

Saturated Fat

The fat content in a serving of beef spare ribs includes 8.723 g of saturated fat, or about 44 percent of the daily value for saturated fat. This provides about 79 calories from saturated fat.

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