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

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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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 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 0% 0% 3% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 159% 3% 9%
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 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 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

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Chorizo Veal
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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