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Chorizo vs Goat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Chorizo and Goat?

  • Chorizo is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Vitamin B3, however Goat is richer in Copper, Iron, and Vitamin B2.
  • Chorizo's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 68% more.
  • Goat contains 15 times less Sodium than Chorizo. Chorizo contains 1235mg of Sodium, while Goat contains 82mg.
  • Goat has less Saturated Fat.

We used Chorizo, pork and beef and Goat, raw types in this article.

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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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Goat
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Iron +78%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Contains more Zinc +17.3%
Contains more Copper +220%
Equal in Potassium - 385
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 107% 0% 78% 34% 11% 110% 86%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Iron +78%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Contains more Zinc +17.3%
Contains more Copper +220%
Equal in Potassium - 385

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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Goat
Contains more Vitamin B1 +472.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.3%
Contains more Folate +150%
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% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 4% 142% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +472.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.3%
Contains more Folate +150%

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 Goat
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 ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chorizo Goat Opinion
Net carbs 1.86g 0g Chorizo
Protein 24.1g 20.6g Chorizo
Fats 38.27g 2.31g Chorizo
Carbs 1.86g 0g Chorizo
Calories 455kcal 109kcal Chorizo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Goat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 13mg Goat
Iron 1.59mg 2.83mg Goat
Magnesium 18mg mg Chorizo
Phosphorus 150mg 180mg Goat
Potassium 398mg 385mg Chorizo
Sodium 1235mg 82mg Goat
Zinc 3.41mg 4mg Goat
Copper 0.08mg 0.256mg Goat
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 0.11mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3mg 0.49mg Goat
Vitamin B3 5.131mg 3.75mg Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12mg mg Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53mg mg Chorizo
Folate 2µg 5µg Goat
Vitamin B12 2µg 1.13µg Chorizo
Vitamin K 1.6µg µg Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.306mg Goat
Threonine 1.473mg 0.981mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206mg 1.042mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.708mg 1.716mg Goat
Lysine 2.414mg 1.532mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.47mg 0.552mg Goat
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 0.715mg Chorizo
Valine 0.914mg 1.103mg Goat
Histidine 0.721mg 0.429mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 88mg 57mg Goat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.38g 0.71g Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4g 1.03g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46g 0.17g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chorizo Goat
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
30
Goat
Mineral Summary Score
57
Chorizo
53
Goat

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
124%
Goat
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
0%
Goat
Fats
177%
Chorizo
11%
Goat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goat
Goat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Goat
Goat contains less Sodium (difference - 1153mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.67g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Goat
Goat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Goat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175303/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.