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Cervelat vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cervelat and Chorizo?

  • Cervelat is higher in Vitamin B12, Copper and Iron, however Chorizo is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Zinc, Phosphorus and Vitamin B3.
  • Cervelat's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 146% more.
  • Chorizo contains 2 times less Copper than Cervelat. Cervelat contains 0.15mg of Copper, while Chorizo contains 0.08mg.
  • Cervelat has less Saturated Fat.

We used Thuringer, cervelat, summer sausage, beef, pork and Chorizo, pork and beef types in this article.

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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 more Iron +28.3%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +53.1%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Zinc +33.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.1%
Equal in Sodium - 1235
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 77% 3% 23% 10% 50% 70% 48% 170%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 3% 36% 13% 27% 93% 65% 162%
Contains more Iron +28.3%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +53.1%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Zinc +33.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.1%
Equal in Sodium - 1235

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +175%
Contains more Vitamin D +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.3
Equal in Folate - 2
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 56% 0% 5% 34% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 688% 4% 2%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +175%
Contains more Vitamin D +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.1%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.3
Equal in Folate - 2

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
87
Cervelat
68
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
56
Cervelat
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 the food
Protein
105%
Cervelat
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
3%
Cervelat
2%
Chorizo
Fats
140%
Cervelat
177%
Chorizo

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cervelat 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 contains less Sugars?
Chorizo
Chorizo contains less Sugars (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chorizo
Chorizo contains less Sodium (difference - 65mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cervelat
Cervelat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.87g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cervelat Chorizo Opinion
Calories 362 455 Chorizo
Protein 17.45 24.1 Chorizo
Fats 30.43 38.27 Chorizo
Vitamin C 16.6 0 Cervelat
Carbs 3.33 1.86 Cervelat
Cholesterol 74 88 Cervelat
Vitamin D 44 61 Chorizo
Iron 2.04 1.59 Cervelat
Calcium 9 8 Cervelat
Potassium 260 398 Chorizo
Magnesium 14 18 Chorizo
Sugars 0.85 0 Chorizo
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.15 0.08 Cervelat
Zinc 2.56 3.41 Chorizo
Starch
Phosphorus 111 150 Chorizo
Sodium 1300 1235 Chorizo
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 0.22
Vitamin D 1.1 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.63 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.33 0.3 Cervelat
Vitamin B3 4.31 5.131 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12 Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.26 0.53 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 5.5 2 Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.3 1.6 Chorizo
Folate 2 2
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 11.51 14.38 Cervelat
Monounsaturated Fat 12.97 18.4 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 3.46 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 Chorizo
Threonine 1.473 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 Chorizo
Lysine 2.414 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 Chorizo
Phenylalanine 1.149 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 Chorizo
Histidine 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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cervelat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172940/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.