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Chorizo vs Foie gras - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sodium (difference - 538mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069999999999999g)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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 Foie gras
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Foie gras
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
69
Foie gras
Mineral Summary Score
45
Chorizo
45
Foie gras

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 +188.4%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Zinc +270.7%
Contains more Iron +245.9%
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.6%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Zinc +270.7%
Contains more Iron +245.9%
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.6%

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 +615.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +783.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +370%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.299
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.2
Contains more Vitamin B1 +615.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +783.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +370%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.299
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.2

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
68%
Foie gras
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
5%
Foie gras
Fats
177%
Chorizo
202%
Foie gras

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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 Foie gras Opinion
Calories 455 462 Foie gras
Protein 24.1 11.4 Chorizo
Fats 38.27 43.84 Foie gras
Vitamin C 0 2 Foie gras
Carbs 1.86 4.67 Foie gras
Cholesterol 88 150 Chorizo
Vitamin D 61 Chorizo
Iron 1.59 5.5 Foie gras
Calcium 8 70 Foie gras
Potassium 398 138 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 13 Chorizo
Sugars 0 Chorizo
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.4 Foie gras
Zinc 3.41 0.92 Chorizo
Starch
Phosphorus 150 200 Foie gras
Sodium 1235 697 Foie gras
Vitamin A 0 3333 Foie gras
Vitamin E 0.22 Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 0.088 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 0.299 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131 2.51 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12 1.2 Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.53 0.06 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2 9.4 Foie gras
Vitamin K 1.6 Chorizo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.38 14.45 Chorizo
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 25.61 Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46 0.84 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 0.161 Chorizo
Threonine 1.473 0.507 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 0.606 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 1.029 Chorizo
Lysine 2.414 0.863 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 0.27 Chorizo
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.567 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 0.719 Chorizo
Histidine 0.721 0.303 Chorizo
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