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Chorizo vs Bratwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chorizo and Bratwurst

  • Chorizo has more Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Zinc, and Iron, while Bratwurst has more Vitamin B12.
  • Chorizo's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 42% higher.
  • Bratwurst contains 3 times less Vitamin B6 than Chorizo. Chorizo contains 0.53mg of Vitamin B6, while Bratwurst contains 0.2mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Bratwurst is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Chorizo, pork and beef and Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked.

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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 +14.3%
Contains more Iron +59%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +40.6%
Contains more Zinc +38.1%
Contains less Sodium -31.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.08
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 38% 11% 56% 25% 111% 68% 27%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Iron +59%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +40.6%
Contains more Zinc +38.1%
Contains less Sodium -31.3%
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 B1 +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +165%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +33.5%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 3% 334% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +165%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +33.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chorizo Bratwurst Opinion
Net carbs 1.86g 2g Bratwurst
Protein 24.1g 12.2g Chorizo
Fats 38.27g 26.34g Chorizo
Carbs 1.86g 2g Bratwurst
Calories 455kcal 297kcal Chorizo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 7mg Chorizo
Iron 1.59mg 1mg Chorizo
Magnesium 18mg 15mg Chorizo
Phosphorus 150mg 130mg Chorizo
Potassium 398mg 283mg Chorizo
Sodium 1235mg 848mg Bratwurst
Zinc 3.41mg 2.47mg Chorizo
Copper 0.08mg 0.08mg
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Chorizo
Vitamin D 61IU IU Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5µg µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.63mg 0.38mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3mg 0.213mg Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131mg 3.11mg Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12mg 0.69mg Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53mg 0.2mg Chorizo
Folate 2µg 4µg Bratwurst
Vitamin B12 2µg 2.67µg Bratwurst
Vitamin K 1.6µg µg Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.107mg Chorizo
Threonine 1.473mg 0.465mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206mg 0.485mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.708mg 0.81mg Chorizo
Lysine 2.414mg 0.903mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.47mg 0.364mg Chorizo
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 0.405mg Chorizo
Valine 0.914mg 0.464mg Chorizo
Histidine 0.721mg 0.395mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 88mg 78mg Bratwurst
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.38g 6.08g Bratwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4g 8g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46g 1.58g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chorizo Bratwurst
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
52
Bratwurst
Mineral Summary Score
57
Chorizo
42
Bratwurst

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
73%
Bratwurst
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
2%
Bratwurst
Fats
177%
Chorizo
122%
Bratwurst

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 387mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.3g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)

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. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/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.