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Bratwurst vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Bratwurst and Chorizo

  • Bratwurst has more Vitamin B12, while Chorizo has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Zinc, and Iron.
  • Chorizo's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 42% higher.
  • The amount of Sodium in Bratwurst is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked and Chorizo, pork and beef.

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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 less Sodium -31.3%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Iron +59%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +40.6%
Contains more Zinc +38.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Contains less Sodium -31.3%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Iron +59%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +40.6%
Contains more Zinc +38.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.08

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 Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +165%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 3% 334% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 45% 0% 158% 70% 97% 68% 123% 2% 251% 4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +165%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Bratwurst Chorizo
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bratwurst Chorizo Opinion
Net carbs 2g 1.86g Bratwurst
Protein 12.2g 24.1g Chorizo
Fats 26.34g 38.27g Chorizo
Carbs 2g 1.86g Bratwurst
Calories 297kcal 455kcal Chorizo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 7mg 8mg Chorizo
Iron 1mg 1.59mg Chorizo
Magnesium 15mg 18mg Chorizo
Phosphorus 130mg 150mg Chorizo
Potassium 283mg 398mg Chorizo
Sodium 848mg 1235mg Bratwurst
Zinc 2.47mg 3.41mg Chorizo
Copper 0.08mg 0.08mg
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Chorizo
Vitamin D IU 61IU Chorizo
Vitamin D µg 1.5µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.38mg 0.63mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.3mg Chorizo
Vitamin B3 3.11mg 5.131mg Chorizo
Vitamin B5 0.69mg 1.12mg Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 0.53mg Chorizo
Folate 4µg 2µg Bratwurst
Vitamin B12 2.67µg 2µg Bratwurst
Vitamin K µg 1.6µg Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.107mg 0.278mg Chorizo
Threonine 0.465mg 1.473mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 0.485mg 2.206mg Chorizo
Leucine 0.81mg 1.708mg Chorizo
Lysine 0.903mg 2.414mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.364mg 0.47mg Chorizo
Phenylalanine 0.405mg 1.149mg Chorizo
Valine 0.464mg 0.914mg Chorizo
Histidine 0.395mg 0.721mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 78mg 88mg Bratwurst
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.08g 14.38g Bratwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 8g 18.4g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 1.58g 3.46g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bratwurst Chorizo
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
52
Bratwurst
68
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
42
Bratwurst
57
Chorizo

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 food.
Protein
73%
Bratwurst
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
2%
Bratwurst
2%
Chorizo
Fats
122%
Bratwurst
177%
Chorizo

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 387mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.3g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/nutrients
  2. Chorizo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173859/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.