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Chorizo vs Barbecue chicken - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chorizo and Barbecue chicken

  • Chorizo has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Zinc, however Barbecue chicken is richer in Vitamin D, and Phosphorus.
  • Chorizo covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 64% more than Barbecue chicken.
  • Barbecue chicken has 11 times less Vitamin B1 than Chorizo. Chorizo has 0.63mg of Vitamin B1, while Barbecue chicken has 0.055mg.
  • Barbecue chicken contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chorizo, pork and beef and Chicken, broiler, rotisserie, BBQ, thigh meat and skin.

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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 +67.4%
Contains more Potassium +56.1%
Contains more Zinc +91.6%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.3%
Contains less Sodium -72.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.077
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 3% 36% 13% 27% 93% 65% 162%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 36% 5% 23% 15% 26% 49% 94% 44%
Contains more Iron +67.4%
Contains more Potassium +56.1%
Contains more Zinc +91.6%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.3%
Contains less Sodium -72.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.077

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1045.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +636.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +325.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.7%
Contains more Folate +300%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 5% 10% 0% 14% 53% 108% 10% 45% 59% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1045.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +636.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +325.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.7%
Contains more Folate +300%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chorizo Barbecue chicken Opinion
Calories 455kcal 226kcal Chorizo
Protein 24.1g 22.51g Chorizo
Fats 38.27g 15.08g Chorizo
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 1.86g 0.12g Chorizo
Carbs 1.86g 0.12g Chorizo
Cholesterol 88mg 127mg Chorizo
Vitamin D 61IU 0IU Chorizo
Iron 1.59mg 0.95mg Chorizo
Calcium 8mg 16mg Barbecue chicken
Potassium 398mg 255mg Chorizo
Magnesium 18mg 21mg Barbecue chicken
Sugar 0g 0.12g Chorizo
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.08mg 0.077mg Chorizo
Zinc 3.41mg 1.78mg Chorizo
Starch g 0g Barbecue chicken
Phosphorus 150mg 218mg Barbecue chicken
Sodium 1235mg 335mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin A 0IU 67IU Barbecue chicken
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.46mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin D 1.5µg 0µg Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63mg 0.055mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3mg 0.227mg Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131mg 5.732mg Barbecue chicken
Vitamin B5 1.12mg 0.152mg Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53mg 0.191mg Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2µg 0.47µg Chorizo
Vitamin K 1.6µg 0µg Chorizo
Folate 2µg 8µg Barbecue chicken
Trans Fat g 0.078g Chorizo
Saturated Fat 14.38g 3.927g Barbecue chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4g 6.446g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46g 2.038g Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.173mg Chorizo
Threonine 1.473mg 0.657mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206mg 0.853mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.708mg 1.549mg Chorizo
Lysine 2.414mg 1.75mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.47mg 0.565mg Barbecue chicken
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 0.69mg Chorizo
Valine 0.914mg 0.935mg Barbecue chicken
Histidine 0.721mg 0.592mg Chorizo
Fructose g 0.04g Barbecue chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chorizo Barbecue chicken
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
68
Chorizo
25
Barbecue chicken
Mineral Summary Score
57
Chorizo
36
Barbecue chicken

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
145%
Chorizo
135%
Barbecue chicken
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
0%
Barbecue chicken
Fats
177%
Chorizo
70%
Barbecue chicken

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken contains less Sodium (difference - 900mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.453g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barbecue chicken
Barbecue chicken is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Chorizo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173859/nutrients
  2. Barbecue chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171127/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.