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Chorizo vs Bockwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chorizo and Bockwurst

  • Chorizo is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Choline, yet Bockwurst is higher in Vitamin K, and Vitamin D.
  • Bockwurst covers your daily Vitamin K needs 57% more than Chorizo.
  • Chorizo contains 3 times more Vitamin B1 than Bockwurst. While Chorizo contains 0.63mg of Vitamin B1, Bockwurst contains only 0.193mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Bockwurst is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Chorizo, pork and beef and Bockwurst, pork, veal, raw.

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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 +38.3%
Contains more Potassium +47.4%
Contains more Zinc +64.7%
Contains more Calcium +412.5%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.7%
Contains less Sodium -38.8%
Contains more Copper +25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 44% 19% 73% 24% 99% 57% 34%
Contains more Iron +38.3%
Contains more Potassium +47.4%
Contains more Zinc +64.7%
Contains more Calcium +412.5%
Contains more Magnesium +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.7%
Contains less Sodium -38.8%
Contains more Copper +25%

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 +226.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +750%
Contains more Vitamin K +4287.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.616
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 16% 8% 0% 11% 49% 54% 106% 54% 88% 13% 108% 176%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +750%
Contains more Vitamin K +4287.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.616

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 Bockwurst
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chorizo Bockwurst Opinion
Net carbs 1.86g 1.95g Bockwurst
Protein 24.1g 14.03g Chorizo
Fats 38.27g 25.87g Chorizo
Carbs 1.86g 2.95g Bockwurst
Calories 455kcal 301kcal Chorizo
Starch g 0g Bockwurst
Fructose g 0.01g Bockwurst
Sugar 0g 1.33g Chorizo
Fiber 0g 1g Bockwurst
Calcium 8mg 41mg Bockwurst
Iron 1.59mg 1.15mg Chorizo
Magnesium 18mg 26mg Bockwurst
Phosphorus 150mg 169mg Bockwurst
Potassium 398mg 270mg Chorizo
Sodium 1235mg 756mg Bockwurst
Zinc 3.41mg 2.07mg Chorizo
Copper 0.08mg 0.1mg Bockwurst
Vitamin A 0IU 256IU Bockwurst
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.38mg Bockwurst
Vitamin D 61IU 0IU Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5µg 0µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 0mg 3.2mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B1 0.63mg 0.193mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3mg 0.233mg Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131mg 5.616mg Bockwurst
Vitamin B5 1.12mg 0.891mg Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53mg 0.378mg Chorizo
Folate 2µg 17µg Bockwurst
Vitamin B12 2µg 0.86µg Chorizo
Vitamin K 1.6µg 70.2µg Bockwurst
Tryptophan 0.278mg 153mg Bockwurst
Threonine 1.473mg 0.613mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206mg 0.677mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.708mg 1.107mg Chorizo
Lysine 2.414mg 1.166mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.47mg 0.333mg Chorizo
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 0.556mg Chorizo
Valine 0.914mg 0.767mg Chorizo
Histidine 0.721mg 0.513mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 88mg 93mg Chorizo
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.38g 10.256g Bockwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4g 13.138g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46g 2.328g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chorizo Bockwurst
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
68
Chorizo
56
Bockwurst
Mineral Summary Score
57
Chorizo
45
Bockwurst

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
84%
Bockwurst
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
3%
Bockwurst
Fats
177%
Chorizo
119%
Bockwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 479mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bockwurst
Bockwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.124g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
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. Bockwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171619/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.