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Chorizo vs Beef tenderloin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin contains less Sodium (difference - 1178mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.66g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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 tenderloin
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chorizo Beef tenderloin
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
23
Beef tenderloin
Mineral Summary Score
45
Chorizo
33
Beef tenderloin

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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Contains more Potassium +20.2%
Contains more Iron +95.6%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +53.8%
Contains more Zinc +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Potassium +20.2%
Contains more Iron +95.6%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +53.8%
Contains more Zinc +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%

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 B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +348%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +348%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +23%

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
143%
Beef tenderloin
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
0%
Beef tenderloin
Fats
177%
Chorizo
114%
Beef tenderloin

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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 tenderloin Opinion
Calories 455 324 Chorizo
Protein 24.1 23.9 Chorizo
Fats 38.27 24.6 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.86 0 Chorizo
Cholesterol 88 85 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin D 61 Chorizo
Iron 1.59 3.11 Beef tenderloin
Calcium 8 9 Beef tenderloin
Potassium 398 331 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 22 Beef tenderloin
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.123 Beef tenderloin
Zinc 3.41 4.03 Beef tenderloin
Starch
Phosphorus 150 203 Beef tenderloin
Sodium 1235 57 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 0.09 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 0.26 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131 3 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12 0.25 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53 0.25 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2 2.46 Beef tenderloin
Vitamin K 1.6 Chorizo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.38 9.72 Beef tenderloin
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 10.27 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46 1 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 0.268 Chorizo
Threonine 1.473 1.044 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 1.075 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 1.889 Beef tenderloin
Lysine 2.414 1.989 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 0.612 Beef tenderloin
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.933 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 1.163 Beef tenderloin
Histidine 0.721 0.818 Beef tenderloin
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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