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Liverwurst vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Liverwurst and Chorizo

  • Liverwurst has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5, however Chorizo is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6.
  • Liverwurst covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 477% more than Chorizo.
  • Chorizo has 6 times less Iron than Liverwurst. Liverwurst has 8.85mg of Iron, while Chorizo has 1.59mg.
  • Liverwurst contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Liverwurst spread 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
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +456.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.3%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Potassium +134.1%
Contains more Zinc +48.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 332% 9% 99% 15% 92% 63% 80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +456.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.3%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Potassium +134.1%
Contains more Zinc +48.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.4%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +573%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 819% 0% 0% 12% 68% 238% 81% 178% 44% 23% 1683% 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 +243.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.4%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +573%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liverwurst Chorizo Opinion
Net carbs 3.39g 1.86g Liverwurst
Protein 12.38g 24.1g Chorizo
Fats 25.45g 38.27g Chorizo
Carbs 5.89g 1.86g Liverwurst
Calories 305kcal 455kcal Chorizo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.65g 0g Chorizo
Fiber 2.5g 0g Liverwurst
Calcium 22mg 8mg Liverwurst
Iron 8.85mg 1.59mg Liverwurst
Magnesium 12mg 18mg Chorizo
Phosphorus 230mg 150mg Liverwurst
Potassium 170mg 398mg Chorizo
Sodium 700mg 1235mg Liverwurst
Zinc 2.3mg 3.41mg Chorizo
Copper 0.24mg 0.08mg Liverwurst
Vitamin A 13636IU 0IU Liverwurst
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Chorizo
Vitamin D IU 61IU Chorizo
Vitamin D µg 1.5µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 3.5mg 0mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B1 0.272mg 0.63mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 1.03mg 0.3mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 4.3mg 5.131mg Chorizo
Vitamin B5 2.95mg 1.12mg Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.53mg Chorizo
Folate 30µg 2µg Liverwurst
Vitamin B12 13.46µg 2µg Liverwurst
Vitamin K µg 1.6µg Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.151mg 0.278mg Chorizo
Threonine 0.671mg 1.473mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 0.653mg 2.206mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.139mg 1.708mg Chorizo
Lysine 1.155mg 2.414mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.285mg 0.47mg Chorizo
Phenylalanine 0.617mg 1.149mg Chorizo
Valine 0.857mg 0.914mg Chorizo
Histidine 0.448mg 0.721mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 118mg 88mg Chorizo
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.925g 14.38g Liverwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 12.286g 18.4g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 2.427g 3.46g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Liverwurst Chorizo
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
262
Liverwurst
68
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
87
Liverwurst
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
74%
Liverwurst
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
6%
Liverwurst
2%
Chorizo
Fats
117%
Liverwurst
177%
Chorizo

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst contains less Sodium (difference - 535mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Liverwurst
Liverwurst is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.455g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chorizo
Chorizo is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (28)
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. Liverwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174596/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.