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Goat vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Goat and Chorizo?

  • Goat is higher in Copper, Iron, and Vitamin B2, however Chorizo is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Chorizo's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 68% more.
  • Chorizo contains 3 times less Copper than Goat. Goat contains 0.256mg of Copper, while Chorizo contains 0.08mg.
  • Goat has less Cholesterol.

We used Goat, raw and Chorizo, pork and beef types in this article.

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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
Goat
6
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Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Iron +78%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Contains more Zinc +17.3%
Contains more Copper +220%
Equal in Potassium - 398
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 107% 0% 78% 34% 11% 110% 86%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Iron +78%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Contains more Zinc +17.3%
Contains more Copper +220%
Equal in Potassium - 398

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
Goat
2
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +63.3%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +472.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 28% 114% 71% 0% 0% 4% 142% 0%
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 +63.3%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +472.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +77%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Goat Chorizo Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.86g Chorizo
Protein 20.6g 24.1g Chorizo
Fats 2.31g 38.27g Chorizo
Carbs 0g 1.86g Chorizo
Calories 109kcal 455kcal Chorizo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Goat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 13mg 8mg Goat
Iron 2.83mg 1.59mg Goat
Magnesium mg 18mg Chorizo
Phosphorus 180mg 150mg Goat
Potassium 385mg 398mg Chorizo
Sodium 82mg 1235mg Goat
Zinc 4mg 3.41mg Goat
Copper 0.256mg 0.08mg Goat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Chorizo
Vitamin D IU 61IU Chorizo
Vitamin D µg 1.5µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.11mg 0.63mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.49mg 0.3mg Goat
Vitamin B3 3.75mg 5.131mg Chorizo
Vitamin B5 mg 1.12mg Chorizo
Vitamin B6 mg 0.53mg Chorizo
Folate 5µg 2µg Goat
Vitamin B12 1.13µg 2µg Chorizo
Vitamin K µg 1.6µg Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.306mg 0.278mg Goat
Threonine 0.981mg 1.473mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 1.042mg 2.206mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.716mg 1.708mg Goat
Lysine 1.532mg 2.414mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.552mg 0.47mg Goat
Phenylalanine 0.715mg 1.149mg Chorizo
Valine 1.103mg 0.914mg Goat
Histidine 0.429mg 0.721mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 57mg 88mg Goat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.71g 14.38g Goat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.03g 18.4g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 3.46g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Goat 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
30
Goat
68
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
53
Goat
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
124%
Goat
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
0%
Goat
2%
Chorizo
Fats
11%
Goat
177%
Chorizo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goat
Goat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Goat
Goat contains less Sodium (difference - 1153mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat
Goat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Goat
Goat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.67g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Goat
Goat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chorizo
Chorizo is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Goat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175303/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.