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Chorizo vs. Lamb ribs — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chorizo and Lamb ribs

  • Chorizo has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, and Monounsaturated Fat, however, Lamb ribs is richer in Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B12.
  • Chorizo covers your daily Sodium needs 51% more than Lamb ribs.
  • Lamb ribs has 7 times less Vitamin B1 than Chorizo. Chorizo has 0.63mg of Vitamin B1, while Lamb ribs has 0.09mg.
  • Lamb ribs contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chorizo, pork and beef and Lamb, domestic, rib, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked, roasted.

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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 Potassium +46.9%
Contains more Manganese +110.5%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.7%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Equal in Iron - 1.6
Equal in Zinc - 3.49
Equal in 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 7% 60% 15% 72% 24% 10% 96% 39% 3% 119%
Contains more Potassium +46.9%
Contains more Manganese +110.5%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.7%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Equal in Iron - 1.6
Equal in Zinc - 3.49
Equal in 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 E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +381.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.6%
Contains more Folate +650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +11.5%
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 0% 2% 0% 0% 23% 49% 127% 38% 26% 12% 279% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +381.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.6%
Contains more Folate +650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +11.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +14.1%
Contains more Fats +28.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +235%
Contains more Water +50.4%
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
21% 30% 48%
Protein: 21.12 g
Fats: 29.82 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 47.89 g
Other: 1.17 g
Contains more Protein +14.1%
Contains more Fats +28.3%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +235%
Contains more Water +50.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +47%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +59.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -11.2%
40% 51% 10%
Saturated Fat: 14.38 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 18.4 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.46 g
47% 46% 8%
Saturated Fat: 12.77 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.52 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.17 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +47%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +59.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -11.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chorizo Lamb ribs Opinion
Net carbs 1.86g 0g Chorizo
Protein 24.1g 21.12g Chorizo
Fats 38.27g 29.82g Chorizo
Carbs 1.86g 0g Chorizo
Calories 455kcal 359kcal Chorizo
Calcium 8mg 22mg Lamb ribs
Iron 1.59mg 1.6mg Lamb ribs
Magnesium 18mg 20mg Lamb ribs
Phosphorus 150mg 166mg Lamb ribs
Potassium 398mg 271mg Chorizo
Sodium 1235mg 73mg Lamb ribs
Zinc 3.41mg 3.49mg Lamb ribs
Copper 0.08mg 0.115mg Lamb ribs
Manganese 0.04mg 0.019mg Chorizo
Selenium 21.1µg 21.8µg Lamb ribs
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.1mg Chorizo
Vitamin D 61IU Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5µg Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63mg 0.09mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3mg 0.21mg Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131mg 6.75mg Lamb ribs
Vitamin B5 1.12mg 0.63mg Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.53mg 0.11mg Chorizo
Folate 2µg 15µg Lamb ribs
Vitamin B12 2µg 2.23µg Lamb ribs
Choline 96.7mg Chorizo
Vitamin K 1.6µg Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.247mg Chorizo
Threonine 1.473mg 0.904mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206mg 1.019mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.708mg 1.642mg Chorizo
Lysine 2.414mg 1.865mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.47mg 0.542mg Lamb ribs
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 0.86mg Chorizo
Valine 0.914mg 1.139mg Lamb ribs
Histidine 0.721mg 0.669mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 88mg 97mg Chorizo
Saturated Fat 14.38g 12.77g Lamb ribs
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4g 12.52g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46g 2.17g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chorizo Lamb ribs
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
43%
Lamb ribs
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
58%
Chorizo
44%
Lamb ribs

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 1162mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.61g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb ribs
Lamb ribs is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Lamb ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174323/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.