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Chorizo vs Pastrami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pastrami
Pastrami contains less Sodium (difference - 157mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.699g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chorizo
Chorizo contains less Sugars (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Pastrami
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chorizo Pastrami
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
21
Pastrami
Mineral Summary Score
45
Chorizo
46
Pastrami

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 +89.5%
Contains more Iron +39.6%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Copper +13.8%
Contains more Zinc +46%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -12.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 17
Contains more Potassium +89.5%
Contains more Iron +39.6%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Copper +13.8%
Contains more Zinc +46%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -12.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 17

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 +1425%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1111.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +322.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.87
Contains more Vitamin D +1425%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1111.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +322.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +139.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.87

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
131%
Pastrami
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
0%
Pastrami
Fats
177%
Chorizo
27%
Pastrami

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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 Pastrami Opinion
Calories 455 147 Chorizo
Protein 24.1 21.8 Chorizo
Fats 38.27 5.82 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0.3 Pastrami
Carbs 1.86 0.36 Chorizo
Cholesterol 88 68 Pastrami
Vitamin D 61 4 Chorizo
Iron 1.59 2.22 Pastrami
Calcium 8 10 Pastrami
Potassium 398 210 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 17 Chorizo
Sugars 0 0.1 Pastrami
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.091 Pastrami
Zinc 3.41 4.98 Pastrami
Starch
Phosphorus 150 175 Pastrami
Sodium 1235 1078 Pastrami
Vitamin A 0 42 Pastrami
Vitamin E 0.22 0.12 Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5 0.1 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 0.052 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 0.161 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131 4.26 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12 0.265 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53 0.221 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2 1.87 Chorizo
Vitamin K 1.6 0.7 Chorizo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.38 2.681 Pastrami
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 2.118 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46 0.145 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 0.141 Chorizo
Threonine 1.473 0.857 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 0.976 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 1.706 Chorizo
Lysine 2.414 1.812 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 0.558 Pastrami
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.847 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 1.065 Pastrami
Histidine 0.721 0.684 Chorizo
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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