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Chorizo vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1164mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.72g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
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 Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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 Chuck steak
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins 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 Chuck steak
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
30
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
45
Chorizo
43
Chuck steak

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 +22.5%
Contains more Iron +54.1%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Zinc +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.7%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Contains more Potassium +22.5%
Contains more Iron +54.1%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Zinc +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.7%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.077

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 +1120%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +854.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +51.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.663
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
Contains more Vitamin D +1120%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +854.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +51.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.663
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

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
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
177%
Chorizo
91%
Chuck steak

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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 Chuck steak Opinion
Calories 455 277 Chorizo
Protein 24.1 24.98 Chuck steak
Fats 38.27 19.64 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.86 0 Chorizo
Cholesterol 88 87 Chuck steak
Vitamin D 61 5 Chorizo
Iron 1.59 2.45 Chuck steak
Calcium 8 16 Chuck steak
Potassium 398 325 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 22 Chuck steak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.077 Chorizo
Zinc 3.41 8.68 Chuck steak
Starch
Phosphorus 150 193 Chuck steak
Sodium 1235 71 Chuck steak
Vitamin A 0 25 Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.22 0.1 Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5 0.1 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 0.066 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 0.191 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131 4.663 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12 0.752 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53 0.373 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2 3.03 Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6 1.6
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.287 Chorizo
Saturated Fat 14.38 8.66 Chuck steak
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 9.457 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46 0.81 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 0.281 Chuck steak
Threonine 1.473 1.099 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 1.062 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 2.009 Chuck steak
Lysine 2.414 2.184 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 0.709 Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.951 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 1.129 Chuck steak
Histidine 0.721 0.809 Chuck steak
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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