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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 Zinc +26.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +20.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 72% 2% 30% 17% 27% 118% 87% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 3% 36% 13% 27% 93% 65% 162%
Contains more Iron +20.8%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Zinc +26.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
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 Vitamin B12 +21.5%
Contains more Folate +250%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 7% 0% 25% 40% 74% 21% 97% 304% 4% 6%
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 E +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.5%
Contains more Folate +250%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Brisket
Brisket is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brisket
Brisket contains less Sodium (difference - 1156mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brisket Chorizo Opinion
Calories 155 455 Chorizo
Protein 20.72 24.1 Chorizo
Fats 7.37 38.27 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 0
Net carbs 0 1.8600000143051147 Chorizo
Carbs 0 1.86 Chorizo
Cholesterol 62 88 Brisket
Vitamin D 61 Chorizo
Iron 1.92 1.59 Brisket
Calcium 5 8 Chorizo
Potassium 330 398 Chorizo
Magnesium 23 18 Brisket
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.08
Zinc 4.31 3.41 Brisket
Starch
Phosphorus 201 150 Brisket
Sodium 79 1235 Brisket
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.32 0.22 Brisket
Vitamin D 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.63 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.17 0.3 Chorizo
Vitamin B3 3.94 5.131 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 0.35 1.12 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.42 0.53 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2.43 2 Brisket
Vitamin K 1.3 1.6 Chorizo
Folate 7 2 Brisket
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 2.59 14.38 Brisket
Monounsaturated Fat 3.46 18.4 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.23 3.46 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.232 0.278 Chorizo
Threonine 0.905 1.473 Chorizo
Isoleucine 0.931 2.206 Chorizo
Leucine 1.637 1.708 Chorizo
Lysine 1.724 2.414 Chorizo
Methionine 0.53 0.47 Brisket
Phenylalanine 0.809 1.149 Chorizo
Valine 1.008 0.914 Brisket
Histidine 0.709 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. 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.