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Chorizo vs Cervelat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Chorizo
Chorizo contains less Sugars (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chorizo
Chorizo contains less Sodium (difference - 65mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.87g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Cervelat
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
49
Cervelat
Mineral Summary Score
45
Chorizo
42
Cervelat

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 +53.1%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Zinc +33.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.1%
Contains more Iron +28.3%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +87.5%
Equal in Sodium - 1300
Contains more Potassium +53.1%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Zinc +33.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.1%
Contains more Iron +28.3%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +87.5%
Equal in Sodium - 1300

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 D +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +175%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.33
Contains more Vitamin D +38.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +175%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.33

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
105%
Cervelat
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
3%
Cervelat
Fats
177%
Chorizo
140%
Cervelat

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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 Cervelat Opinion
Calories 455 362 Chorizo
Protein 24.1 17.45 Chorizo
Fats 38.27 30.43 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 16.6 Cervelat
Carbs 1.86 3.33 Cervelat
Cholesterol 88 74 Cervelat
Vitamin D 61 44 Chorizo
Iron 1.59 2.04 Cervelat
Calcium 8 9 Cervelat
Potassium 398 260 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 14 Chorizo
Sugars 0 0.85 Cervelat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.15 Cervelat
Zinc 3.41 2.56 Chorizo
Starch
Phosphorus 150 111 Chorizo
Sodium 1235 1300 Chorizo
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 0.22
Vitamin D 1.5 1.1 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 0.15 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 0.33 Cervelat
Vitamin B3 5.131 4.31 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53 0.26 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2 5.5 Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.6 1.3 Chorizo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.38 11.51 Cervelat
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 12.97 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46 1.2 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 Chorizo
Threonine 1.473 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 Chorizo
Lysine 2.414 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 Chorizo
Phenylalanine 1.149 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 Chorizo
Histidine 0.721 Chorizo
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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