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Liver vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Liver
Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 1186mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.97g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Liver
Liver contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 267mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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 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.
Liver Chorizo
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Liver 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
244
Liver
44
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
79
Liver
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
Liver
6
:
Contains more Iron +1027%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Copper +692.5%
Contains more Zinc +97.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.7%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Potassium +165.3%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +1027%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Copper +692.5%
Contains more Zinc +97.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.7%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Potassium +165.3%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%

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
Liver
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +632%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +326.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +833.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.53
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +632%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +326.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +833.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.2%
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
156%
Liver
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
2%
Chorizo
Fats
20%
Liver
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 Liver Chorizo Opinion
Calories 165 455 Chorizo
Protein 26.02 24.1 Liver
Fats 4.4 38.27 Chorizo
Vitamin C 23.6 0 Liver
Carbs 3.76 1.86 Liver
Cholesterol 355 88 Chorizo
Vitamin D 61 Chorizo
Iron 17.92 1.59 Liver
Calcium 10 8 Liver
Potassium 150 398 Chorizo
Magnesium 14 18 Chorizo
Sugars 0 Chorizo
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.634 0.08 Liver
Zinc 6.72 3.41 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 241 150 Liver
Sodium 49 1235 Liver
Vitamin A 17997 0 Liver
Vitamin E 0.22 Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.258 0.63 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 2.196 0.3 Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435 5.131 Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774 1.12 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57 0.53 Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67 2 Liver
Vitamin K 1.6 Chorizo
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.41 14.38 Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63 18.4 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05 3.46 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.366 0.278 Liver
Threonine 1.107 1.473 Chorizo
Isoleucine 1.32 2.206 Chorizo
Leucine 2.319 1.708 Liver
Lysine 2.007 2.414 Chorizo
Methionine 0.645 0.47 Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274 1.149 Liver
Valine 1.607 0.914 Liver
Histidine 0.708 0.721 Chorizo
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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