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Chorizo vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chorizo and Veal

  • Chorizo has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Iron, however Veal has more Vitamin B3, Vitamin D, and Phosphorus.
  • Chorizo's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 57% more.
  • Chorizo has 15 times more Sodium than Veal. Chorizo has 1235mg of Sodium, while Veal has 83mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Chorizo, pork and beef and Veal, ground, cooked, broiled.

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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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Veal
Contains more Iron +60.6%
Contains more Potassium +18.1%
Contains more Calcium +112.5%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Zinc +13.5%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Contains more Iron +60.6%
Contains more Potassium +18.1%
Contains more Calcium +112.5%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Zinc +13.5%
Contains more Copper +28.8%

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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Veal
Contains more Vitamin E +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.5%
Contains more Folate +450%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.16
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 0% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.5%
Contains more Folate +450%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.16

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chorizo Veal Opinion
Net carbs 1.86g 0g Chorizo
Protein 24.1g 24.38g Veal
Fats 38.27g 7.56g Chorizo
Carbs 1.86g 0g Chorizo
Calories 455kcal 172kcal Chorizo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 17mg Veal
Iron 1.59mg 0.99mg Chorizo
Magnesium 18mg 24mg Veal
Phosphorus 150mg 217mg Veal
Potassium 398mg 337mg Chorizo
Sodium 1235mg 83mg Veal
Zinc 3.41mg 3.87mg Veal
Copper 0.08mg 0.103mg Veal
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.15mg Chorizo
Vitamin D 61IU 0IU Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5µg 0µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.63mg 0.07mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.3mg 0.27mg Chorizo
Vitamin B3 5.131mg 8.03mg Veal
Vitamin B5 1.12mg 1.16mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.53mg 0.39mg Chorizo
Folate 2µg 11µg Veal
Vitamin B12 2µg 1.27µg Chorizo
Vitamin K 1.6µg 1.2µg Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.278mg 0.247mg Chorizo
Threonine 1.473mg 1.065mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 2.206mg 1.201mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.708mg 1.94mg Veal
Lysine 2.414mg 2.009mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.47mg 0.569mg Veal
Phenylalanine 1.149mg 0.984mg Chorizo
Valine 0.914mg 1.347mg Veal
Histidine 0.721mg 0.885mg Veal
Cholesterol 88mg 103mg Chorizo
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.38g 3.04g Veal
Monounsaturated Fat 18.4g 2.84g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.46g 0.55g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chorizo Veal
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
47
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
57
Chorizo
42
Veal

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
2%
Chorizo
0%
Veal
Fats
177%
Chorizo
35%
Veal

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Veal
Veal contains less Sodium (difference - 1152mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Veal
Veal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.34g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Veal
Veal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.