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Chorizo vs Pepperoni - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chorizo
Chorizo contains less Sodium (difference - 347mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.328g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $3)
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 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.

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 Pepperoni
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chorizo Pepperoni
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
33
Pepperoni
Mineral Summary Score
45
Chorizo
47
Pepperoni

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 Iron +19.5%
Contains more Potassium +45.3%
Contains more Zinc +39.8%
Contains less Sodium -21.9%
Contains more Calcium +137.5%
Contains more Copper +13.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Phosphorus - 158
Contains more Iron +19.5%
Contains more Potassium +45.3%
Contains more Zinc +39.8%
Contains less Sodium -21.9%
Contains more Calcium +137.5%
Contains more Copper +13.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Phosphorus - 158

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 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +368.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +262.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.987
Contains more Vitamin D +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +368.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +262.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.987

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
116%
Pepperoni
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
1%
Pepperoni
Fats
177%
Chorizo
214%
Pepperoni

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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 Pepperoni Opinion
Calories 455 504 Pepperoni
Protein 24.1 19.25 Chorizo
Fats 38.27 46.28 Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.86 1.18 Chorizo
Cholesterol 88 97 Chorizo
Vitamin D 61 52 Chorizo
Iron 1.59 1.33 Chorizo
Calcium 8 19 Pepperoni
Potassium 398 274 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 18
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.091 Pepperoni
Zinc 3.41 2.44 Chorizo
Starch
Phosphorus 150 158 Pepperoni
Sodium 1235 1582 Chorizo
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 1.03 Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.5 1.3 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 0.271 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 0.257 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131 4.987 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12 0.93 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53 0.362 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2 1.3 Chorizo
Vitamin K 1.6 5.8 Pepperoni
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.527 Chorizo
Saturated Fat 14.38 17.708 Chorizo
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 20.77 Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46 4.458 Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.278 0.23 Chorizo
Threonine 1.473 0.869 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 0.901 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 1.575 Chorizo
Lysine 2.414 1.652 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 0.511 Pepperoni
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.778 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 0.987 Pepperoni
Histidine 0.721 0.688 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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