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Leberkäse vs. Chorizo — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Leberkäse and Chorizo different?

  • Leberkäse is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Copper, and Selenium, however, Chorizo is richer in Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Leberkäse is 940% higher.
  • Chorizo has less Cholesterol.

Liver cheese, pork and Chorizo, pork and beef are the varieties used 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +581.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains more Copper +378.8%
Contains more Manganese +400%
Contains more Selenium +73%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Potassium +76.1%
Equal in Calcium - 8
Equal in Sodium - 1235
Equal in Zinc - 3.41
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 407% 9% 89% 20% 160% 101% 128% 27% 200%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27% 6% 116%
Contains more Iron +581.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains more Copper +378.8%
Contains more Manganese +400%
Contains more Selenium +73%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Potassium +76.1%
Equal in Calcium - 8
Equal in Sodium - 1235
Equal in Zinc - 3.41

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +642.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +129.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +215.7%
Contains more Folate +5100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1127.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1050% 0% 0% 10% 53% 514% 221% 213% 109% 78% 3069% 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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +642.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +129.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +215.7%
Contains more Folate +5100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1127.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +12.9%
Contains more Water +68.3%
Contains more Protein +58.6%
Contains more Fats +49.5%
Contains more Other +12%
15% 26% 2% 54% 4%
Protein: 15.2 g
Fats: 25.6 g
Carbs: 2.1 g
Water: 53.6 g
Other: 3.5 g
24% 38% 2% 32% 4%
Protein: 24.1 g
Fats: 38.27 g
Carbs: 1.86 g
Water: 31.85 g
Other: 3.92 g
Contains more Carbs +12.9%
Contains more Water +68.3%
Contains more Protein +58.6%
Contains more Fats +49.5%
Contains more Other +12%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -37.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +50.1%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 3.46
36% 50% 14%
Saturated Fat: 8.96 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 12.26 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.42 g
40% 51% 10%
Saturated Fat: 14.38 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 18.4 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.46 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -37.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +50.1%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 3.46

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Leberkäse Chorizo
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Leberkäse Chorizo Opinion
Net carbs 2.1g 1.86g Leberkäse
Protein 15.2g 24.1g Chorizo
Fats 25.6g 38.27g Chorizo
Carbs 2.1g 1.86g Leberkäse
Calories 304kcal 455kcal Chorizo
Calcium 8mg 8mg
Iron 10.83mg 1.59mg Leberkäse
Magnesium 12mg 18mg Chorizo
Phosphorus 207mg 150mg Leberkäse
Potassium 226mg 398mg Chorizo
Sodium 1225mg 1235mg Leberkäse
Zinc 3.7mg 3.41mg Leberkäse
Copper 0.383mg 0.08mg Leberkäse
Manganese 0.2mg 0.04mg Leberkäse
Selenium 36.5µg 21.1µg Leberkäse
Vitamin A 17490IU 0IU Leberkäse
Vitamin A RAE 5252µg 0µg Leberkäse
Vitamin E 0.22mg Chorizo
Vitamin D 61IU Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 3mg 0mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B1 0.212mg 0.63mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 2.227mg 0.3mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B3 11.768mg 5.131mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B5 3.536mg 1.12mg Leberkäse
Vitamin B6 0.47mg 0.53mg Chorizo
Folate 104µg 2µg Leberkäse
Vitamin B12 24.55µg 2µg Leberkäse
Vitamin K 1.6µg Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.206mg 0.278mg Chorizo
Threonine 0.651mg 1.473mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 0.631mg 2.206mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.331mg 1.708mg Chorizo
Lysine 1.178mg 2.414mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.342mg 0.47mg Chorizo
Phenylalanine 0.716mg 1.149mg Chorizo
Valine 0.806mg 0.914mg Chorizo
Histidine 0.393mg 0.721mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 174mg 88mg Chorizo
Saturated Fat 8.96g 14.38g Leberkäse
Monounsaturated Fat 12.26g 18.4g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 3.42g 3.46g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Leberkäse Chorizo
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
443%
Leberkäse
68%
Chorizo
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
114%
Leberkäse
58%
Chorizo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Leberkäse
Leberkäse is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Leberkäse
Leberkäse contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Leberkäse
Leberkäse is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.42g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Leberkäse
Leberkäse is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 86mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Leberkäse - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173869/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.