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Pork chop vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 1161mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.041g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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.
Pork chop 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
Pork chop 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
37
Pork chop
44
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
29
Pork chop
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 Calcium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +31.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.7%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Iron +82.8%
Contains more Potassium +26.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Zinc - 3.41
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Copper +31.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.7%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Iron +82.8%
Contains more Potassium +26.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Zinc - 3.41

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 B3 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +203%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.3
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.12
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.53
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +203%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.3
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.12
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
142%
Pork chop
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
2%
Chorizo
Fats
66%
Pork chop
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 Pork chop Chorizo Opinion
Calories 231 455 Chorizo
Protein 23.72 24.1 Chorizo
Fats 14.35 38.27 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 1.86 Chorizo
Cholesterol 78 88 Pork chop
Vitamin D 40 61 Chorizo
Iron 0.87 1.59 Chorizo
Calcium 56 8 Pork chop
Potassium 315 398 Chorizo
Magnesium 20 18 Pork chop
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.105 0.08 Pork chop
Zinc 3.15 3.41 Chorizo
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Phosphorus 241 150 Pork chop
Sodium 74 1235 Pork chop
Vitamin A 15 0 Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.21 0.22 Chorizo
Vitamin D 1 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.49 0.63 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.313 0.3 Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927 5.131 Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104 1.12 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.489 0.53 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 0.66 2 Chorizo
Vitamin K 0 1.6 Chorizo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.066 Chorizo
Saturated Fat 4.339 14.38 Pork chop
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887 18.4 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894 3.46 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.282 0.278 Pork chop
Threonine 1.043 1.473 Chorizo
Isoleucine 1.123 2.206 Chorizo
Leucine 1.952 1.708 Pork chop
Lysine 2.109 2.414 Chorizo
Methionine 0.65 0.47 Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.985 1.149 Chorizo
Valine 1.2 0.914 Pork chop
Histidine 0.965 0.721 Pork chop
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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