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Chorizo vs Pork chop - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 1161mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.041g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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 Pork chop
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 Pork chop
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
37
Pork chop
Mineral Summary Score
45
Chorizo
29
Pork chop

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 Iron +82.8%
Contains more Potassium +26.3%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +31.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.7%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Equal in Zinc - 3.15
Contains more Iron +82.8%
Contains more Potassium +26.3%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +31.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.7%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Equal in Zinc - 3.15

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 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +203%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.21
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.313
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.104
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.489
Contains more Vitamin D +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +203%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.21
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.313
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.104
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.489

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
142%
Pork chop
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
0%
Pork chop
Fats
177%
Chorizo
66%
Pork chop

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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 Pork chop Opinion
Calories 455 231 Chorizo
Protein 24.1 23.72 Chorizo
Fats 38.27 14.35 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.86 0 Chorizo
Cholesterol 88 78 Pork chop
Vitamin D 61 40 Chorizo
Iron 1.59 0.87 Chorizo
Calcium 8 56 Pork chop
Potassium 398 315 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 20 Pork chop
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.105 Pork chop
Zinc 3.41 3.15 Chorizo
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Phosphorus 150 241 Pork chop
Sodium 1235 74 Pork chop
Vitamin A 0 15 Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.22 0.21 Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5 1 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 0.49 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 0.313 Pork chop
Vitamin B3 5.131 7.927 Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.12 1.104 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53 0.489 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2 0.66 Chorizo
Vitamin K 1.6 0 Chorizo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.066 Chorizo
Saturated Fat 14.38 4.339 Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 4.887 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46 1.894 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 0.282 Pork chop
Threonine 1.473 1.043 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 1.123 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 1.952 Pork chop
Lysine 2.414 2.109 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 0.65 Pork chop
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.985 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 1.2 Pork chop
Histidine 0.721 0.965 Pork chop
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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