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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
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +28.3%
Contains more Copper +87.5%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.1%
Contains more Potassium +53.1%
Contains more Zinc +33.2%
Equal in Sodium - 1235
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 77% 10% 48% 23% 170% 70% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +28.3%
Contains more Copper +87.5%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.1%
Contains more Potassium +53.1%
Contains more Zinc +33.2%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 34% 56% 38% 77% 81% 0% 60% 2% 688% 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 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

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.
Cervelat Chorizo
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cervelat Chorizo Opinion
Net carbs 3.33g 1.86g Cervelat
Protein 17.45g 24.1g Chorizo
Fats 30.43g 38.27g Chorizo
Carbs 3.33g 1.86g Cervelat
Calories 362kcal 455kcal Chorizo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.85g 0g Chorizo
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 9mg 8mg Cervelat
Iron 2.04mg 1.59mg Cervelat
Magnesium 14mg 18mg Chorizo
Phosphorus 111mg 150mg Chorizo
Potassium 260mg 398mg Chorizo
Sodium 1300mg 1235mg Chorizo
Zinc 2.56mg 3.41mg Chorizo
Copper 0.15mg 0.08mg Cervelat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.22mg
Vitamin D 44IU 61IU Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.1µg 1.5µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 16.6mg 0mg Cervelat
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.63mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.33mg 0.3mg Cervelat
Vitamin B3 4.31mg 5.131mg Chorizo
Vitamin B5 mg 1.12mg Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.26mg 0.53mg Chorizo
Folate 2µg 2µg
Vitamin B12 5.5µg 2µg Cervelat
Vitamin K 1.3µg 1.6µg Chorizo
Tryptophan mg 0.278mg Chorizo
Threonine mg 1.473mg Chorizo
Isoleucine mg 2.206mg Chorizo
Leucine mg 1.708mg Chorizo
Lysine mg 2.414mg Chorizo
Methionine mg 0.47mg Chorizo
Phenylalanine mg 1.149mg Chorizo
Valine mg 0.914mg Chorizo
Histidine mg 0.721mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 74mg 88mg Cervelat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 11.51g 14.38g Cervelat
Monounsaturated Fat 12.97g 18.4g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 3.46g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cervelat 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
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 food.
Protein
105%
Cervelat
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
3%
Cervelat
2%
Chorizo
Fats
140%
Cervelat
177%
Chorizo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Sugar (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 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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. 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.