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Corned beef vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Corned beef
Corned beef contains less Sodium (difference - 262mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.04g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

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.
Corned beef Chorizo
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Corned beef 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
18
Corned beef
44
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
41
Corned beef
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 +17%
Contains more Copper +92.5%
Contains more Zinc +34.3%
Contains less Sodium -21.2%
Contains more Potassium +174.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Equal in Calcium - 8
Contains more Iron +17%
Contains more Copper +92.5%
Contains more Zinc +34.3%
Contains less Sodium -21.2%
Contains more Potassium +174.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Equal in Calcium - 8

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 +1425%
Contains more Vitamin E +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2323.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.7%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.6
Contains more Vitamin D +1425%
Contains more Vitamin E +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2323.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.7%
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
109%
Corned beef
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
0%
Corned beef
2%
Chorizo
Fats
88%
Corned beef
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 Corned beef Chorizo Opinion
Calories 251 455 Chorizo
Protein 18.17 24.1 Chorizo
Fats 18.98 38.27 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.47 1.86 Chorizo
Cholesterol 98 88 Chorizo
Vitamin D 4 61 Chorizo
Iron 1.86 1.59 Corned beef
Calcium 8 8
Potassium 145 398 Chorizo
Magnesium 12 18 Chorizo
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.154 0.08 Corned beef
Zinc 4.58 3.41 Corned beef
Starch
Phosphorus 125 150 Chorizo
Sodium 973 1235 Corned beef
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.16 0.22 Chorizo
Vitamin D 0.1 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.026 0.63 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.17 0.3 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 3.03 5.131 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 0.42 1.12 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.23 0.53 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 1.63 2 Chorizo
Vitamin K 1.5 1.6 Chorizo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.34 14.38 Corned beef
Monounsaturated Fat 9.22 18.4 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.67 3.46 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.119 0.278 Chorizo
Threonine 0.726 1.473 Chorizo
Isoleucine 0.827 2.206 Chorizo
Leucine 1.445 1.708 Chorizo
Lysine 1.536 2.414 Chorizo
Methionine 0.473 0.47 Corned beef
Phenylalanine 0.718 1.149 Chorizo
Valine 0.901 0.914 Chorizo
Histidine 0.58 0.721 Chorizo
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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