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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 RAE, 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 Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Potassium +165.3%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Iron +1027%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.7%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +97.1%
Contains more Copper +692.5%
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% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Potassium +165.3%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Iron +1027%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.7%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +97.1%
Contains more Copper +692.5%

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
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

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.

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.