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Chorizo nutrition chart, glycemic index and rich nutrients

Chorizo, pork and beef
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

What is Chorizo rich in: TOP 5 nutrients.

Chorizo
Rich in Fats
richer than 96% foods
richer than 96% foods
richer than 92% foods
richer than 90% foods
richer than 89% foods
96% Fats
96% Sodium
92% Saturated Fat
90% Calories
89% Monounsaturated Fat
Explanation: This food contains more Fats than 96% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (4%) which contain more Fats, this food itself is rich in Fats more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Sodium, Saturated Fat, Calories and Monounsaturated Fat

Chorizo Glycemic index (GI)

28
Similar food data
28 Italian sausage Italian sausage
28 Leberkäse Leberkäse
28 Bologna sausage Bologna sausage

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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 48%
24.1 g of 50 g
48%
Fats:
Daily Value: 59%
38.27 g of 65 g
59%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 1%
1.86 g of 300 g
1%
Water:
Daily Value: 2%
31.85 g of 2,000 g
2%
Other:
3.92 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 455
% Daily Value*
58%
Total Fat 38g
70%
Saturated Fat 14g
Trans Fat g
29%
Cholesterol 88mg
0%
Sodium 1,235mg
1%
TotalCarbohydrate 2g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 0g
Includes 1g Added Sugars
Protein 24g
Vitamin D 61mcg 15%

Calcium 8mg 1%

Iron 2mg 11%

Potassium 398mg 11%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
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Trans fats tend to increase risk of coronary heart disease according to various studies. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) states that trans fats increase levels of LDL and decrease levels of HDL. According to NAS trans fatty acid consumption should be as low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet.
Low in Saturated Fats
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
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Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 8 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 1.59 mg of 18 mg 9%
Magnesium: 18 mg of 400 mg 5%
Phosphorus: 150 mg of 1,000 mg 15%
Potassium: 398 mg of 3,500 mg 11%
Sodium: 1235 mg of 2,400 mg 51%
Zinc: 3.41 mg of 15 mg 23%
Copper: 0.08 mg of 2 mg 4%
Manganese: 0.04 mg of 2 mg 2%
Selenium: 21.1 µg of 70 µg 30%
Choline: 96.7 mg of 550 mg 18%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
1235 mg
TOP 4%
Potassium
398 mg
TOP 18%
Zinc
3.41 mg
TOP 27%
Selenium
21.1 mg
TOP 45%
Iron
1.59 mg
TOP 46%
Choline
96.7 mg
TOP 51%
Phosphorus
150 mg
TOP 53%
Copper
0.08 mg
TOP 63%
Magnesium
18 mg
TOP 67%
Manganese
0.04 mg
TOP 68%
Calcium
8 mg
TOP 82%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.22 mg of 20 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 61 IU of 400 IU 15%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.63 mg of 2 mg 42%
Vitamin B2: 0.3 mg of 2 mg 18%
Vitamin B3: 5.131 mg of 20 mg 26%
Vitamin B5: 1.12 mg of 10 mg 11%
Vitamin B6: 0.53 mg of 2 mg 27%
Vitamin B12: 2 µg of 6 µg 33%
Vitamin K: 1.6 µg of 80 µg 2%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.63 µg
TOP 14%
Vitamin B6
0.53 µg
TOP 23%
Vitamin B2
0.3 µg
TOP 26%
Vitamin B12
2 µg
TOP 31%
Vitamin B3
5.131 µg
TOP 32%
Vitamin B5
1.12 µg
TOP 33%
Vitamin D
61 µg
TOP 41%
Vitamin K
1.6 µg
TOP 70%
Vitamin E
0.22 µg
TOP 74%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin A
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 278 mg of 280 mg 99%
Threonine: 1473 mg of 1,050 mg 140%
Isoleucine: 2206 mg of 1,400 mg 158%
Leucine: 1708 mg of 2,730 mg 63%
Lysine: 2414 mg of 2,100 mg 115%
Methionine: 470 mg of 1,050 mg 45%
Phenylalanine: 1149 mg of 1,750 mg 66%
Valine: 914 mg of 1,820 mg 50%
Histidine: 721 mg of 700 mg 103%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 14.38 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 18.4 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.46 g
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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