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Chorizo vs Game - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chorizo and Game

  • Chorizo has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Zinc, however Game is higher in Vitamin B12, Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B2.
  • Game covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 180% more than Chorizo.
  • Chorizo has 24 times more Sodium than Game. While Chorizo has 1235mg of Sodium, Game has only 51mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Chorizo, pork and beef and Game meat, deer, 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
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Game
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +25.2%
Contains more Zinc +63.2%
Contains more Iron +113.8%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Copper +216.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 128% 17% 87% 29% 7% 57% 85%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +25.2%
Contains more Zinc +63.2%
Contains more Iron +113.8%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Copper +216.3%

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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Game
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.1%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +215.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.2
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% 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% 4% 0% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 3% 789% 3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.1%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +215.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.2

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chorizo Game Opinion
Net carbs 1.86g 0g Chorizo
Protein 24.1g 22.96g Chorizo
Fats 38.27g 2.42g Chorizo
Carbs 1.86g 0g Chorizo
Calories 455kcal 120kcal Chorizo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 5mg Chorizo
Iron 1.59mg 3.4mg Game
Magnesium 18mg 23mg Game
Phosphorus 150mg 202mg Game
Potassium 398mg 318mg Chorizo
Sodium 1235mg 51mg Game
Zinc 3.41mg 2.09mg Chorizo
Copper 0.08mg 0.253mg Game
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.2mg Chorizo
Vitamin D 61IU IU Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5µg µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.63mg 0.22mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3mg 0.48mg Game
Vitamin B3 5.131mg 6.37mg Game
Vitamin B5 1.12mg mg Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53mg 0.37mg Chorizo
Folate 2µg 4µg Game
Vitamin B12 2µg 6.31µg Game
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.1µg Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278mg mg Chorizo
Threonine 1.473mg 1.08mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206mg 0.908mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.708mg 1.951mg Game
Lysine 2.414mg 2.006mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.47mg 0.566mg Game
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 0.937mg Chorizo
Valine 0.914mg 1.073mg Game
Histidine 0.721mg 1.135mg Game
Cholesterol 88mg 85mg Game
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.38g 0.95g Game
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4g 0.67g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46g 0.47g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chorizo Game
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
97
Game
Mineral Summary Score
57
Chorizo
51
Game

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
138%
Game
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
0%
Game
Fats
177%
Chorizo
11%
Game

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 1184mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Game
Game is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.43g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Game
Game is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Game - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173855/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.