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Ostrich vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ostrich
Ostrich contains less Sodium (difference - 1155mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.38g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
?
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Ostrich Chorizo
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ostrich 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
54
Ostrich
44
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
38
Ostrich
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 +75.5%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Copper +90%
Contains more Zinc +42.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.5%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Equal in Potassium - 398
Contains more Iron +75.5%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Copper +90%
Contains more Zinc +42.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.5%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Equal in Potassium - 398

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 B3 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +171.6%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.3
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.53
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +171.6%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.3
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.53

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
171%
Ostrich
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
0%
Ostrich
2%
Chorizo
Fats
12%
Ostrich
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 Ostrich Chorizo Opinion
Calories 145 455 Chorizo
Protein 28.49 24.1 Ostrich
Fats 2.57 38.27 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 1.86 Chorizo
Cholesterol 85 88 Ostrich
Vitamin D 61 Chorizo
Iron 2.79 1.59 Ostrich
Calcium 6 8 Chorizo
Potassium 362 398 Chorizo
Magnesium 25 18 Ostrich
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.152 0.08 Ostrich
Zinc 4.85 3.41 Ostrich
Starch
Phosphorus 251 150 Ostrich
Sodium 80 1235 Ostrich
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.23 0.22 Ostrich
Vitamin D 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.232 0.63 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.292 0.3 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 7.143 5.131 Ostrich
Vitamin B5 1.318 1.12 Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.545 0.53 Ostrich
Vitamin B12 6.25 2 Ostrich
Vitamin K 1.6 Chorizo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1 14.38 Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 0.97 18.4 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44 3.46 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.254 0.278 Chorizo
Threonine 1.25 1.473 Chorizo
Isoleucine 1.354 2.206 Chorizo
Leucine 2.315 1.708 Ostrich
Lysine 2.516 2.414 Ostrich
Methionine 0.796 0.47 Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.176 1.149 Ostrich
Valine 1.407 0.914 Ostrich
Histidine 0.716 0.721 Chorizo
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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