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Chorizo vs Brisket - 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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brisket
Brisket contains less Sodium (difference - 1156mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.79g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chorizo Brisket
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
26
Brisket
Mineral Summary Score
45
Chorizo
31
Brisket

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 Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +20.6%
Contains more Iron +20.8%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Zinc +26.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +20.6%
Contains more Iron +20.8%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Zinc +26.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.08

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +530%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +530%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.5%

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
124%
Brisket
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
0%
Brisket
Fats
177%
Chorizo
34%
Brisket

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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 Brisket Opinion
Calories 455 155 Chorizo
Protein 24.1 20.72 Chorizo
Fats 38.27 7.37 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.86 0 Chorizo
Cholesterol 88 62 Brisket
Vitamin D 61 Chorizo
Iron 1.59 1.92 Brisket
Calcium 8 5 Chorizo
Potassium 398 330 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 23 Brisket
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.08
Zinc 3.41 4.31 Brisket
Starch
Phosphorus 150 201 Brisket
Sodium 1235 79 Brisket
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 0.32 Brisket
Vitamin D 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 0.1 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 0.17 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131 3.94 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12 0.35 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53 0.42 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2 2.43 Brisket
Vitamin K 1.6 1.3 Chorizo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.38 2.59 Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 3.46 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46 0.23 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 0.232 Chorizo
Threonine 1.473 0.905 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 0.931 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 1.637 Chorizo
Lysine 2.414 1.724 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 0.53 Brisket
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.809 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 1.008 Brisket
Histidine 0.721 0.709 Chorizo
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