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Chorizo vs Liverwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chorizo and Liverwurst

  • Chorizo has more Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6, however Liverwurst is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5.
  • Liverwurst covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 477% more than Chorizo.
  • Liverwurst has 3 times less Vitamin B6 than Chorizo. Chorizo has 0.53mg of Vitamin B6, while Liverwurst has 0.19mg.
  • Liverwurst contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chorizo, pork and beef and Liverwurst spread.

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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 +134.1%
Contains more Zinc +48.3%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +456.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.3%
Contains more Copper +200%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 332% 9% 99% 15% 92% 63% 80%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Potassium +134.1%
Contains more Zinc +48.3%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +456.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.3%
Contains more Copper +200%

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 +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.4%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +573%
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 819% 0% 0% 12% 68% 238% 81% 178% 44% 23% 1683% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.4%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +573%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chorizo Liverwurst Opinion
Net carbs 1.86g 3.39g Liverwurst
Protein 24.1g 12.38g Chorizo
Fats 38.27g 25.45g Chorizo
Carbs 1.86g 5.89g Liverwurst
Calories 455kcal 305kcal Chorizo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 1.65g Chorizo
Fiber 0g 2.5g Liverwurst
Calcium 8mg 22mg Liverwurst
Iron 1.59mg 8.85mg Liverwurst
Magnesium 18mg 12mg Chorizo
Phosphorus 150mg 230mg Liverwurst
Potassium 398mg 170mg Chorizo
Sodium 1235mg 700mg Liverwurst
Zinc 3.41mg 2.3mg Chorizo
Copper 0.08mg 0.24mg Liverwurst
Vitamin A 0IU 13636IU Liverwurst
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Chorizo
Vitamin D 61IU IU Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5µg µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 0mg 3.5mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B1 0.63mg 0.272mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3mg 1.03mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 5.131mg 4.3mg Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12mg 2.95mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.53mg 0.19mg Chorizo
Folate 2µg 30µg Liverwurst
Vitamin B12 2µg 13.46µg Liverwurst
Vitamin K 1.6µg µg Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.151mg Chorizo
Threonine 1.473mg 0.671mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206mg 0.653mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.708mg 1.139mg Chorizo
Lysine 2.414mg 1.155mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.47mg 0.285mg Chorizo
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 0.617mg Chorizo
Valine 0.914mg 0.857mg Chorizo
Histidine 0.721mg 0.448mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 88mg 118mg Chorizo
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.38g 9.925g Liverwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4g 12.286g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46g 2.427g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chorizo Liverwurst
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
262
Liverwurst
Mineral Summary Score
57
Chorizo
87
Liverwurst

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
74%
Liverwurst
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
6%
Liverwurst
Fats
177%
Chorizo
117%
Liverwurst

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 535mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.455g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
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. Liverwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174596/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.