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Chorizo vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 1185mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.42g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
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 Short ribs
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars 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 Short ribs
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
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
45
Chorizo
30
Short ribs

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 +77.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Zinc +43.1%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Equal in Phosphorus - 162
Contains more Potassium +77.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Iron +45.3%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Zinc +43.1%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Equal in Phosphorus - 162

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
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Contains more Vitamin D +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%
Contains more Vitamin D +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +140.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +31%
Contains more Vitamin K +50%

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
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
0%
Short ribs
Fats
177%
Chorizo
194%
Short ribs

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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 Short ribs Opinion
Calories 455 471 Short ribs
Protein 24.1 21.57 Chorizo
Fats 38.27 41.98 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.86 0 Chorizo
Cholesterol 88 94 Chorizo
Vitamin D 61 27 Chorizo
Iron 1.59 2.31 Short ribs
Calcium 8 12 Short ribs
Potassium 398 224 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 15 Chorizo
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.099 Short ribs
Zinc 3.41 4.88 Short ribs
Starch
Phosphorus 150 162 Short ribs
Sodium 1235 50 Short ribs
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 0.29 Short ribs
Vitamin D 1.5 0.7 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 0.05 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 0.15 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131 2.452 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12 0.252 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53 0.22 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2 2.62 Short ribs
Vitamin K 1.6 2.4 Short ribs
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.38 17.8 Chorizo
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 18.88 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46 1.53 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 0.142 Chorizo
Threonine 1.473 0.862 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 0.981 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 1.716 Short ribs
Lysine 2.414 1.823 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 0.562 Short ribs
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.852 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 1.07 Short ribs
Histidine 0.721 0.688 Chorizo
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