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Brisket vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Brisket and Chorizo

  • Brisket has more Vitamin B12, and Zinc, however Chorizo has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Selenium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Chorizo's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 59% more.
  • Brisket is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, brisket, whole, separable lean only, all grades, raw 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 more Iron +20.8%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Zinc +26.4%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +20.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 72% 17% 87% 30% 11% 118% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Contains more Iron +20.8%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Zinc +26.4%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +20.6%
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 E +45.5%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +530%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 7% 0% 0% 25% 40% 74% 21% 97% 6% 304% 4%
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 Vitamin E +45.5%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +530%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +76.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%

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.
Brisket Chorizo
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brisket Chorizo Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.86g Chorizo
Protein 20.72g 24.1g Chorizo
Fats 7.37g 38.27g Chorizo
Carbs 0g 1.86g Chorizo
Calories 155kcal 455kcal Chorizo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 8mg Chorizo
Iron 1.92mg 1.59mg Brisket
Magnesium 23mg 18mg Brisket
Phosphorus 201mg 150mg Brisket
Potassium 330mg 398mg Chorizo
Sodium 79mg 1235mg Brisket
Zinc 4.31mg 3.41mg Brisket
Copper 0.08mg 0.08mg
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.32mg 0.22mg Brisket
Vitamin D IU 61IU Chorizo
Vitamin D µg 1.5µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.63mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.3mg Chorizo
Vitamin B3 3.94mg 5.131mg Chorizo
Vitamin B5 0.35mg 1.12mg Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.42mg 0.53mg Chorizo
Folate 7µg 2µg Brisket
Vitamin B12 2.43µg 2µg Brisket
Vitamin K 1.3µg 1.6µg Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.232mg 0.278mg Chorizo
Threonine 0.905mg 1.473mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 0.931mg 2.206mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.637mg 1.708mg Chorizo
Lysine 1.724mg 2.414mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.53mg 0.47mg Brisket
Phenylalanine 0.809mg 1.149mg Chorizo
Valine 1.008mg 0.914mg Brisket
Histidine 0.709mg 0.721mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 62mg 88mg Brisket
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 2.59g 14.38g Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 3.46g 18.4g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.23g 3.46g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brisket Chorizo
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
48
Brisket
68
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
45
Brisket
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
124%
Brisket
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
0%
Brisket
2%
Chorizo
Fats
34%
Brisket
177%
Chorizo

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brisket
Brisket contains less Sodium (difference - 1156mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.79g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Brisket - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168607/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.