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

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +573%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 5% 45% 158% 70% 97% 68% 123% 251% 4% 2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 12% 819% 0% 0% 68% 238% 81% 178% 44% 1683% 0% 23%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +573%
Contains more Folate +1400%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
145%
Chorizo
74%
Liverwurst
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
6%
Liverwurst
Fats
177%
Chorizo
117%
Liverwurst

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chorizo Liverwurst
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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 Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chorizo
Chorizo contains less Sugars (difference - 1.65g)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chorizo Liverwurst Opinion
Calories 455 305 Chorizo
Protein 24.1 12.38 Chorizo
Fats 38.27 25.45 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 3.5 Liverwurst
Carbs 1.86 5.89 Liverwurst
Cholesterol 88 118 Chorizo
Vitamin D 61 Chorizo
Iron 1.59 8.85 Liverwurst
Calcium 8 22 Liverwurst
Potassium 398 170 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 12 Chorizo
Sugars 0 1.65 Chorizo
Fiber 0 2.5 Liverwurst
Copper 0.08 0.24 Liverwurst
Zinc 3.41 2.3 Chorizo
Starch
Phosphorus 150 230 Liverwurst
Sodium 1235 700 Liverwurst
Vitamin A 0 13636 Liverwurst
Vitamin E 0.22 Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 0.272 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 1.03 Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 5.131 4.3 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.12 2.95 Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.53 0.19 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 2 13.46 Liverwurst
Vitamin K 1.6 Chorizo
Folate 2 30 Liverwurst
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.38 9.925 Liverwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 12.286 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46 2.427 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 0.151 Chorizo
Threonine 1.473 0.671 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 0.653 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 1.139 Chorizo
Lysine 2.414 1.155 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 0.285 Chorizo
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.617 Chorizo
Valine 0.914 0.857 Chorizo
Histidine 0.721 0.448 Chorizo
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.