Ground beef vs. Chorizo — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
The main differences between Ground beef and Chorizo
- Ground beef is richer in Zinc, Vitamin B12, and Iron, yet Chorizo is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin D.
- Daily need coverage for Sodium from Chorizo is 51% higher.
- Ground beef contains 2 times more Zinc than Chorizo. Ground beef contains 5.84mg of Zinc, while Chorizo contains 3.41mg.
- Ground beef contains less Saturated Fat.
Food types used in this article are Beef, ground, 70% lean meat / 30% fat, loaf, cooked, baked and Chorizo, pork and beef.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||3µg||0µg|
|Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid||0.008g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|