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Chorizo vs Steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Steak
Steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Steak
Steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1177mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Steak
Steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.937g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Steak
Steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Steak
Steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Steak
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chorizo Steak
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
29
Steak
Mineral Summary Score
45
Chorizo
35
Steak

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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Steak
Contains more Potassium +42.7%
Contains more Iron +50.9%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Zinc +85.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Equal in Phosphorus - 163
Contains more Potassium +42.7%
Contains more Iron +50.9%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Zinc +85.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Equal in Phosphorus - 163

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
:
4
Steak
Contains more Vitamin D +916.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +751.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.301
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.149
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.2
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
Contains more Vitamin D +916.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +751.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.301
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.149
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2.2
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6

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
149%
Steak
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
0%
Steak
Fats
177%
Chorizo
88%
Steak

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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 Steak Opinion
Calories 455 271 Chorizo
Protein 24.1 24.85 Steak
Fats 38.27 19.02 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.86 0 Chorizo
Cholesterol 88 78 Steak
Vitamin D 61 6 Chorizo
Iron 1.59 2.4 Steak
Calcium 8 12 Steak
Potassium 398 279 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 23 Steak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.085 Steak
Zinc 3.41 6.34 Steak
Starch
Phosphorus 150 163 Steak
Sodium 1235 58 Steak
Vitamin A 0 25 Steak
Vitamin E 0.22 Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5 0.1 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 0.074 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 0.301 Steak
Vitamin B3 5.131 5.149 Steak
Vitamin B5 1.12 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53 0.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2 2.2 Steak
Vitamin K 1.6 1.6
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.38 8.443 Steak
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 9.171 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46 0.896 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 0.278
Threonine 1.473 1.171 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 1.157 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 2.142 Steak
Lysine 2.414 2.38 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 0.672 Steak
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.997 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 1.242 Steak
Histidine 0.721 0.931 Steak
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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