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Chorizo vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1132mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.225g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $2)
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 Turkey meat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Turkey meat
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
32
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
45
Chorizo
26
Turkey meat

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 +45.9%
Contains more Potassium +66.5%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +16.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Iron +45.9%
Contains more Potassium +66.5%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +16.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%

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 +306.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.281
Contains more Vitamin D +306.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.281

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
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
177%
Chorizo
34%
Turkey meat

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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 Turkey meat Opinion
Calories 455 189 Chorizo
Protein 24.1 28.55 Turkey meat
Fats 38.27 7.39 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.86 0.06 Chorizo
Cholesterol 88 109 Chorizo
Vitamin D 61 15 Chorizo
Iron 1.59 1.09 Chorizo
Calcium 8 14 Turkey meat
Potassium 398 239 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 30 Turkey meat
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.093 Turkey meat
Zinc 3.41 2.48 Chorizo
Starch
Phosphorus 150 223 Turkey meat
Sodium 1235 103 Turkey meat
Vitamin A 0 39 Turkey meat
Vitamin E 0.22 0.07 Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5 0.4 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 0.045 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 0.281 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131 9.573 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 1.12 0.948 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53 0.616 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 2 1.02 Chorizo
Vitamin K 1.6 0 Chorizo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.101 Chorizo
Saturated Fat 14.38 2.155 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 2.647 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46 2.119 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 0.291 Turkey meat
Threonine 1.473 1.004 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 0.796 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 1.925 Turkey meat
Lysine 2.414 2.282 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 0.724 Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.903 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 0.902 Chorizo
Histidine 0.721 0.749 Turkey meat
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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