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Chorizo vs Leberkäse - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chorizo and Leberkäse different?

  • Chorizo is higher in Vitamin B1, however Leberkäse is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Copper, and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Leberkäse is 940% higher.
  • Chorizo contains 3 times more Vitamin B1 than Leberkäse. While Chorizo contains 0.63mg of Vitamin B1, Leberkäse contains only 0.212mg.
  • Chorizo has less Cholesterol.

Chorizo, pork and beef and Liver cheese, pork are the varieties used 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
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Potassium +76.1%
Contains more Iron +581.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains more Copper +378.8%
Equal in Calcium - 8
Equal in Sodium - 1225
Equal in Zinc - 3.7
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% 407% 9% 89% 20% 160% 101% 128%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Potassium +76.1%
Contains more Iron +581.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains more Copper +378.8%
Equal in Calcium - 8
Equal in Sodium - 1225
Equal in Zinc - 3.7

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 +197.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +642.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +129.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +215.7%
Contains more Folate +5100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1127.5%
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 1050% 0% 0% 10% 53% 514% 221% 213% 109% 78% 3069% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +642.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +129.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +215.7%
Contains more Folate +5100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1127.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chorizo Leberkäse Opinion
Net carbs 1.86g 2.1g Leberkäse
Protein 24.1g 15.2g Chorizo
Fats 38.27g 25.6g Chorizo
Carbs 1.86g 2.1g Leberkäse
Calories 455kcal 304kcal Chorizo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Leberkäse
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 8mg
Iron 1.59mg 10.83mg Leberkäse
Magnesium 18mg 12mg Chorizo
Phosphorus 150mg 207mg Leberkäse
Potassium 398mg 226mg Chorizo
Sodium 1235mg 1225mg Leberkäse
Zinc 3.41mg 3.7mg Leberkäse
Copper 0.08mg 0.383mg Leberkäse
Vitamin A 0IU 17490IU Leberkäse
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Chorizo
Vitamin D 61IU IU Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5µg µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 0mg 3mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B1 0.63mg 0.212mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3mg 2.227mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B3 5.131mg 11.768mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B5 1.12mg 3.536mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B6 0.53mg 0.47mg Chorizo
Folate 2µg 104µg Leberkäse
Vitamin B12 2µg 24.55µg Leberkäse
Vitamin K 1.6µg µg Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.206mg Chorizo
Threonine 1.473mg 0.651mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206mg 0.631mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.708mg 1.331mg Chorizo
Lysine 2.414mg 1.178mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.47mg 0.342mg Chorizo
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 0.716mg Chorizo
Valine 0.914mg 0.806mg Chorizo
Histidine 0.721mg 0.393mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 88mg 174mg Chorizo
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.38g 8.96g Leberkäse
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4g 12.26g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46g 3.42g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chorizo Leberkäse
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
443
Leberkäse
Mineral Summary Score
57
Chorizo
114
Leberkäse

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
91%
Leberkäse
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
2%
Leberkäse
Fats
177%
Chorizo
118%
Leberkäse

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Leberkäse
Leberkäse is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Leberkäse
Leberkäse contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Leberkäse
Leberkäse is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.42g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 86mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
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. Leberkäse - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173869/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.