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Chorizo vs. Chicken wing — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chorizo and Chicken wing

  • Chorizo has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Potassium, however, Chicken wing is richer in Selenium.
  • Chorizo covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 73% more than Chicken wing.
  • Chicken wing has 6 times less Vitamin B1 than Chorizo. Chorizo has 0.63mg of Vitamin B1, while Chicken wing has 0.106mg.
  • Chicken wing contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chorizo, pork and beef and Chicken, broilers or fryers, wing, meat and skin, cooked, fried, batter.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +23.3%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +24%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains more Zinc +147.1%
Contains more Copper +27%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Contains more Manganese +50%
Contains more Selenium +21.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27% 6% 116%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 49% 12% 52% 13% 42% 38% 21% 8% 141%
Contains more Iron +23.3%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +24%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains more Zinc +147.1%
Contains more Copper +27%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Contains more Manganese +50%
Contains more Selenium +21.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +494.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +700%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +800%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.265
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 5% 45% 0% 158% 70% 97% 68% 123% 2% 251% 53% 4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 0% 27% 36% 99% 43% 70% 14% 32% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +494.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +700%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +800%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 5.265

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +21.3%
Contains more Fats +75.5%
Contains more Other +235%
Contains more Carbs +488.2%
Contains more Water +45.1%
24% 38% 2% 32% 4%
Protein: 24.1 g
Fats: 38.27 g
Carbs: 1.86 g
Water: 31.85 g
Other: 3.92 g
20% 22% 11% 46%
Protein: 19.87 g
Fats: 21.81 g
Carbs: 10.94 g
Water: 46.21 g
Other: 1.17 g
Contains more Protein +21.3%
Contains more Fats +75.5%
Contains more Other +235%
Contains more Carbs +488.2%
Contains more Water +45.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +105.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -59.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +46.5%
40% 51% 10%
Saturated Fat: 14.38 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 18.4 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.46 g
29% 45% 26%
Saturated Fat: 5.83 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.96 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.07 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +105.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -59.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +46.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chorizo Chicken wing
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chorizo Chicken wing Opinion
Net carbs 1.86g 10.64g Chicken wing
Protein 24.1g 19.87g Chorizo
Fats 38.27g 21.81g Chorizo
Carbs 1.86g 10.94g Chicken wing
Calories 455kcal 324kcal Chorizo
Fiber 0g 0.3g Chicken wing
Calcium 8mg 20mg Chicken wing
Iron 1.59mg 1.29mg Chorizo
Magnesium 18mg 16mg Chorizo
Phosphorus 150mg 121mg Chorizo
Potassium 398mg 138mg Chorizo
Sodium 1235mg 320mg Chicken wing
Zinc 3.41mg 1.38mg Chorizo
Copper 0.08mg 0.063mg Chorizo
Manganese 0.04mg 0.06mg Chicken wing
Selenium 21.1µg 25.7µg Chicken wing
Vitamin A 0IU 113IU Chicken wing
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 34µg Chicken wing
Vitamin E 0.22mg Chorizo
Vitamin D 61IU Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5µg Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63mg 0.106mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3mg 0.152mg Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131mg 5.265mg Chicken wing
Vitamin B5 1.12mg 0.71mg Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53mg 0.3mg Chorizo
Folate 2µg 18µg Chicken wing
Vitamin B12 2µg 0.25µg Chorizo
Choline 96.7mg Chorizo
Vitamin K 1.6µg Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.219mg Chorizo
Threonine 1.473mg 0.795mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206mg 0.941mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.708mg 1.421mg Chorizo
Lysine 2.414mg 1.474mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.47mg 0.499mg Chicken wing
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 0.785mg Chorizo
Valine 0.914mg 0.953mg Chicken wing
Histidine 0.721mg 0.547mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 88mg 79mg Chicken wing
Saturated Fat 14.38g 5.83g Chicken wing
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.04g Chicken wing
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.01g Chicken wing
Omega-3 - DPA 0g 0.02g Chicken wing
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4g 8.96g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46g 5.07g Chicken wing

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chorizo Chicken wing
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
67%
Chorizo
25%
Chicken wing
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
58%
Chorizo
38%
Chicken wing

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing contains less Sodium (difference - 915mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.55g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chorizo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173859/nutrients
  2. Chicken wing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173628/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.