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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
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Contains less Sodium -31.3%
Contains more Iron +59%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +40.6%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +38.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 25% 11% 27% 68% 56% 111%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 3% 36% 13% 27% 93% 65% 162%
Contains less Sodium -31.3%
Contains more Iron +59%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +40.6%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Zinc +38.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
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 Vitamin B12 +33.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 334% 0% 3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 5% 45% 158% 70% 97% 68% 123% 251% 4% 2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +33.5%
Contains more Folate +100%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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

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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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 387mg)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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