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Game vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Game and Chorizo

  • Game has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B2, however Chorizo is higher in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Zinc.
  • Game covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 180% more than Chorizo.
  • Game has 3 times more Copper than Chorizo. While Game has 0.253mg of Copper, Chorizo has only 0.08mg.
  • Game has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Game meat, deer, raw and Chorizo, pork and beef.

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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
Game
5
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Contains more Iron +113.8%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Copper +216.3%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +25.2%
Contains more Zinc +63.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 128% 17% 87% 29% 7% 57% 85%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Contains more Iron +113.8%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Copper +216.3%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Potassium +25.2%
Contains more Zinc +63.2%

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
Game
4
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.1%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +215.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +45.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 56% 111% 120% 0% 86% 3% 789% 3%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.1%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +215.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +45.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22

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.
Game Chorizo
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Game Chorizo Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.86g Chorizo
Protein 22.96g 24.1g Chorizo
Fats 2.42g 38.27g Chorizo
Carbs 0g 1.86g Chorizo
Calories 120kcal 455kcal Chorizo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 8mg Chorizo
Iron 3.4mg 1.59mg Game
Magnesium 23mg 18mg Game
Phosphorus 202mg 150mg Game
Potassium 318mg 398mg Chorizo
Sodium 51mg 1235mg Game
Zinc 2.09mg 3.41mg Chorizo
Copper 0.253mg 0.08mg Game
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.2mg 0.22mg Chorizo
Vitamin D IU 61IU Chorizo
Vitamin D µg 1.5µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.22mg 0.63mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.48mg 0.3mg Game
Vitamin B3 6.37mg 5.131mg Game
Vitamin B5 mg 1.12mg Chorizo
Vitamin B6 0.37mg 0.53mg Chorizo
Folate 4µg 2µg Game
Vitamin B12 6.31µg 2µg Game
Vitamin K 1.1µg 1.6µg Chorizo
Tryptophan mg 0.278mg Chorizo
Threonine 1.08mg 1.473mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 0.908mg 2.206mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.951mg 1.708mg Game
Lysine 2.006mg 2.414mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.566mg 0.47mg Game
Phenylalanine 0.937mg 1.149mg Chorizo
Valine 1.073mg 0.914mg Game
Histidine 1.135mg 0.721mg Game
Cholesterol 85mg 88mg Game
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.95g 14.38g Game
Monounsaturated Fat 0.67g 18.4g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.47g 3.46g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Game Chorizo
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
97
Game
68
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
51
Game
57
Chorizo

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
138%
Game
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
0%
Game
2%
Chorizo
Fats
11%
Game
177%
Chorizo

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Game
Game contains less Sodium (difference - 1184mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Game
Game is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Game
Game is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.43g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Game
Game is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Game - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173855/nutrients
  2. Chorizo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173859/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.