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Chuck steak vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 1164mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.72g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
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.
Chuck steak Chorizo
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
Chuck steak Chorizo
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
30
Chuck steak
44
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
43
Chuck steak
45
Chorizo

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 +54.1%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Zinc +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.7%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Potassium +22.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Contains more Iron +54.1%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Zinc +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.7%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Potassium +22.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.08

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +1120%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +854.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.131
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +1120%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +854.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.131
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
150%
Chuck steak
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
2%
Chorizo
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
177%
Chorizo

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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 Chuck steak Chorizo Opinion
Calories 277 455 Chorizo
Protein 24.98 24.1 Chuck steak
Fats 19.64 38.27 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 1.86 Chorizo
Cholesterol 87 88 Chuck steak
Vitamin D 5 61 Chorizo
Iron 2.45 1.59 Chuck steak
Calcium 16 8 Chuck steak
Potassium 325 398 Chorizo
Magnesium 22 18 Chuck steak
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.077 0.08 Chorizo
Zinc 8.68 3.41 Chuck steak
Starch
Phosphorus 193 150 Chuck steak
Sodium 71 1235 Chuck steak
Vitamin A 25 0 Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1 0.22 Chorizo
Vitamin D 0.1 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.63 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.191 0.3 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 4.663 5.131 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 0.752 1.12 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.373 0.53 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 3.03 2 Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6 1.6
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.287 Chorizo
Saturated Fat 8.66 14.38 Chuck steak
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457 18.4 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81 3.46 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.281 0.278 Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099 1.473 Chorizo
Isoleucine 1.062 2.206 Chorizo
Leucine 2.009 1.708 Chuck steak
Lysine 2.184 2.414 Chorizo
Methionine 0.709 0.47 Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.951 1.149 Chorizo
Valine 1.129 0.914 Chuck steak
Histidine 0.809 0.721 Chuck steak
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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