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Pot roast vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 1188mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.832g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pot roast
Pot roast is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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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 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.
Pot roast Chorizo
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pot roast 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
24
Pot roast
44
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
36
Pot roast
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 +52.2%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Zinc +95.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +16%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Contains more Potassium +72.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Contains more Iron +52.2%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Copper +23.8%
Contains more Zinc +95.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +16%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Contains more Potassium +72.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 18

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 E +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +662.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +967.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.3%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2
Contains more Vitamin E +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +662.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +967.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.3%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 2

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
174%
Pot roast
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
2%
Chorizo
Fats
88%
Pot roast
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 Pot roast Chorizo Opinion
Calories 297 455 Chorizo
Protein 28.94 24.1 Pot roast
Fats 19.17 38.27 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 1.86 Chorizo
Cholesterol 116 88 Chorizo
Vitamin D 8 61 Chorizo
Iron 2.42 1.59 Pot roast
Calcium 16 8 Pot roast
Potassium 231 398 Chorizo
Magnesium 19 18 Pot roast
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.099 0.08 Pot roast
Zinc 6.66 3.41 Pot roast
Starch
Phosphorus 174 150 Pot roast
Sodium 47 1235 Pot roast
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.51 0.22 Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.059 0.63 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.171 0.3 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 4.105 5.131 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 0.571 1.12 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.53 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2.13 2 Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.8 1.6 Pot roast
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 7.548 14.38 Pot roast
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175 18.4 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708 3.46 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.19 0.278 Chorizo
Threonine 1.156 1.473 Chorizo
Isoleucine 1.317 2.206 Chorizo
Leucine 2.302 1.708 Pot roast
Lysine 2.446 2.414 Pot roast
Methionine 0.754 0.47 Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143 1.149 Chorizo
Valine 1.436 0.914 Pot roast
Histidine 0.924 0.721 Pot roast
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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