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Chorizo vs Duck meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Duck meat
Duck meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1176mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Duck meat
Duck meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.71g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Duck meat
Duck meat 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 Duck meat
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 Duck meat
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
Duck meat
Mineral Summary Score
45
Chorizo
25
Duck meat

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
:
Contains more Potassium +95.1%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +83.3%
Contains more Iron +69.8%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +183.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 156
Contains more Potassium +95.1%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +83.3%
Contains more Iron +69.8%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +183.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 156

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 +1933.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +262.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +218.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.825
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.098
Contains more Vitamin D +1933.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +262.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +218.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.825
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.098

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
114%
Duck meat
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
0%
Duck meat
Fats
177%
Chorizo
131%
Duck meat

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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 Duck meat Opinion
Calories 455 337 Chorizo
Protein 24.1 18.99 Chorizo
Fats 38.27 28.35 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.86 0 Chorizo
Cholesterol 88 84 Duck meat
Vitamin D 61 3 Chorizo
Iron 1.59 2.7 Duck meat
Calcium 8 11 Duck meat
Potassium 398 204 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 16 Chorizo
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.227 Duck meat
Zinc 3.41 1.86 Chorizo
Starch
Phosphorus 150 156 Duck meat
Sodium 1235 59 Duck meat
Vitamin A 0 210 Duck meat
Vitamin E 0.22 0.7 Duck meat
Vitamin D 1.5 0.1 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 0.174 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 0.269 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131 4.825 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12 1.098 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53 0.18 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2 0.3 Chorizo
Vitamin K 1.6 5.1 Duck meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.38 9.67 Duck meat
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 12.9 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46 3.65 Duck meat
Tryptophan 0.278 0.232 Chorizo
Threonine 1.473 0.773 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 0.872 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 1.465 Chorizo
Lysine 2.414 1.486 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 0.475 Duck meat
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.752 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 0.938 Duck meat
Histidine 0.721 0.462 Chorizo
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