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Lamb and mutton vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.55g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton contains less Sodium (difference - 1163mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lamb and mutton 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
29
Lamb and mutton
44
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
32
Lamb and mutton
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
:
Contains more Iron +18.2%
Contains more Calcium +112.5%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Copper +48.8%
Contains more Zinc +30.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Potassium +28.4%
Contains more Iron +18.2%
Contains more Calcium +112.5%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Copper +48.8%
Contains more Zinc +30.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Potassium +28.4%

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 B3 +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +2950%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +530%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +307.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +27.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +2950%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +530%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +307.7%

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
147%
Lamb and mutton
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
0%
Lamb and mutton
2%
Chorizo
Fats
97%
Lamb and mutton
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 Lamb and mutton Chorizo Opinion
Calories 294 455 Chorizo
Protein 24.52 24.1 Lamb and mutton
Fats 20.94 38.27 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 1.86 Chorizo
Cholesterol 97 88 Chorizo
Vitamin D 2 61 Chorizo
Iron 1.88 1.59 Lamb and mutton
Calcium 17 8 Lamb and mutton
Potassium 310 398 Chorizo
Magnesium 23 18 Lamb and mutton
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.119 0.08 Lamb and mutton
Zinc 4.46 3.41 Lamb and mutton
Starch
Phosphorus 188 150 Lamb and mutton
Sodium 72 1235 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.14 0.22 Chorizo
Vitamin D 0.1 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.63 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.25 0.3 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 6.66 5.131 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.66 1.12 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.13 0.53 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2.55 2 Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 4.6 1.6 Lamb and mutton
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.83 14.38 Lamb and mutton
Monounsaturated Fat 8.82 18.4 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 1.51 3.46 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.287 0.278 Lamb and mutton
Threonine 1.05 1.473 Chorizo
Isoleucine 1.183 2.206 Chorizo
Leucine 1.908 1.708 Lamb and mutton
Lysine 2.166 2.414 Chorizo
Methionine 0.629 0.47 Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.998 1.149 Chorizo
Valine 1.323 0.914 Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.777 0.721 Lamb and mutton
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