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Chorizo vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 1163mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.485g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef
Beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef
Beef is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (88 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)

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.
Chorizo Beef
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chorizo Beef
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
44
Chorizo
28
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
45
Chorizo
37
Beef

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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Beef
Contains more Potassium +25.2%
Contains more Iron +63.5%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +85%
Contains more Phosphorus +32%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Contains more Potassium +25.2%
Contains more Iron +63.5%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +85%
Contains more Phosphorus +32%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.085

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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3
Beef
Contains more Vitamin D +2950%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1269.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +32%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.378
Contains more Vitamin D +2950%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1269.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +32%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.378

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
145%
Chorizo
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
0%
Beef
Fats
177%
Chorizo
71%
Beef

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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 Chorizo Beef Opinion
Calories 455 250 Chorizo
Protein 24.1 25.93 Beef
Fats 38.27 15.41 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.86 0 Chorizo
Cholesterol 88 88
Vitamin D 61 2 Chorizo
Iron 1.59 2.6 Beef
Calcium 8 18 Beef
Potassium 398 318 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 21 Beef
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.085 Beef
Zinc 3.41 6.31 Beef
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Phosphorus 150 198 Beef
Sodium 1235 72 Beef
Vitamin A 0 9 Beef
Vitamin E 0.22 0.12 Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5 0 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 0.046 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 0.176 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131 5.378 Beef
Vitamin B5 1.12 0.658 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53 0.382 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2 2.64 Beef
Vitamin K 1.6 1.2 Chorizo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.572 Chorizo
Saturated Fat 14.38 5.895 Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 6.668 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46 0.484 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 0.094 Chorizo
Threonine 1.473 0.72 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 0.822 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 1.45 Chorizo
Lysine 2.414 1.54 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 0.478 Beef
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.725 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 0.914
Histidine 0.721 0.604 Chorizo
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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