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Kielbasa vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.15g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in minerals
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 lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Kielbasa Chorizo
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
6
Kielbasa
44
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
21
Kielbasa
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 +28.2%
Equal in Sodium - 1235
Contains more Iron +28.2%
Equal in Sodium - 1235

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
:
10
Chorizo
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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
79%
Kielbasa
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
4%
Kielbasa
2%
Chorizo
Fats
81%
Kielbasa
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 Kielbasa Chorizo Opinion
Calories 226 455 Chorizo
Protein 13.1 24.1 Chorizo
Fats 17.6 38.27 Chorizo
Vitamin C 14.8 0 Kielbasa
Carbs 3.9 1.86 Kielbasa
Cholesterol 70 88 Kielbasa
Vitamin D 61 Chorizo
Iron 1.24 1.59 Chorizo
Calcium 8 Chorizo
Potassium 398 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 Chorizo
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 Chorizo
Zinc 3.41 Chorizo
Starch
Phosphorus 150 Chorizo
Sodium 1200 1235 Kielbasa
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2 Chorizo
Vitamin K 1.6 Chorizo
Folic acid (B9) 0 Chorizo
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.23 14.38 Kielbasa
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27 18.4 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33 3.46 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 Chorizo
Threonine 1.473 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 Chorizo
Lysine 2.414 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 Chorizo
Phenylalanine 1.149 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 Chorizo
Histidine 0.721 Chorizo
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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