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Chorizo vs Liver - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chorizo and Liver

  • The amount of Vitamin B12, Vitamin A, Iron, Vitamin B2, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Copper in Liver is higher than in Chorizo.
  • Liver covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 695% more than Chorizo.
  • Liver has 25 times less Sodium than Chorizo. Chorizo has 1235mg of Sodium, while Liver has 49mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chorizo, pork and beef and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised.

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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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Liver
Contains more Potassium +165.3%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +1027%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Copper +692.5%
Contains more Zinc +97.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.7%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 3% 36% 13% 27% 93% 65% 162%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 673% 3% 14% 10% 212% 184% 104% 7%
Contains more Potassium +165.3%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +1027%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Copper +692.5%
Contains more Zinc +97.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.7%
Contains less Sodium -96%

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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Liver
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +632%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +326.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +833.5%
Contains more Folate +8050%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.57
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 79% 1080% 0% 0% 65% 507% 159% 287% 132% 2334% 0% 123%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +632%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +326.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +833.5%
Contains more Folate +8050%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.57

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
397
Liver
Mineral Summary Score
57
Chorizo
150
Liver

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
156%
Liver
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
4%
Liver
Fats
177%
Chorizo
20%
Liver

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

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Chorizo Liver
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Liver
Liver is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 1186mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liver
Liver is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.97g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Liver
Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 267mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chorizo Liver Opinion
Calories 455 165 Chorizo
Protein 24.1 26.02 Liver
Fats 38.27 4.4 Chorizo
Vitamin C 0 23.6 Liver
Carbs 1.86 3.76 Liver
Cholesterol 88 355 Chorizo
Vitamin D 61 Chorizo
Iron 1.59 17.92 Liver
Calcium 8 10 Liver
Potassium 398 150 Chorizo
Magnesium 18 14 Chorizo
Sugar 0 Liver
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.634 Liver
Zinc 3.41 6.72 Liver
Starch
Phosphorus 150 241 Liver
Sodium 1235 49 Liver
Vitamin A 0 17997 Liver
Vitamin E 0.22 Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.63 0.258 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3 2.196 Liver
Vitamin B3 5.131 8.435 Liver
Vitamin B5 1.12 4.774 Liver
Vitamin B6 0.53 0.57 Liver
Vitamin B12 2 18.67 Liver
Vitamin K 1.6 Chorizo
Folate 2 163 Liver
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 14.38 1.41 Liver
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4 0.63 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46 1.05 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278 0.366 Liver
Threonine 1.473 1.107 Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206 1.32 Chorizo
Leucine 1.708 2.319 Liver
Lysine 2.414 2.007 Chorizo
Methionine 0.47 0.645 Liver
Phenylalanine 1.149 1.274 Liver
Valine 0.914 1.607 Liver
Histidine 0.721 0.708 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 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. Liver - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167863/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.