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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, 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
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Contains more Iron +456.6%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.3%
Contains more Potassium +134.1%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Zinc +48.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 332% 7% 15% 9% 80% 63% 99% 92%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 3% 36% 13% 27% 93% 65% 162%
Contains more Iron +456.6%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.3%
Contains more Potassium +134.1%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +573%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 12% 819% 0% 0% 68% 238% 81% 178% 44% 1683% 0% 23%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 5% 45% 158% 70% 97% 68% 123% 251% 4% 2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +573%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +131.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +178.9%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
74%
Liverwurst
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
6%
Liverwurst
2%
Chorizo
Fats
117%
Liverwurst
177%
Chorizo

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Liverwurst Chorizo
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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 Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 30mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chorizo
Chorizo contains less Sugars (difference - 1.65g)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Liverwurst Chorizo Opinion
Calories 305 455 Chorizo
Protein 12.38 24.1 Chorizo
Fats 25.45 38.27 Chorizo
Vitamin C 3.5 0 Liverwurst
Carbs 5.89 1.86 Liverwurst
Cholesterol 118 88 Chorizo
Vitamin D 61 Chorizo
Iron 8.85 1.59 Liverwurst
Calcium 22 8 Liverwurst
Potassium 170 398 Chorizo
Magnesium 12 18 Chorizo
Sugars 1.65 0 Chorizo
Fiber 2.5 0 Liverwurst
Copper 0.24 0.08 Liverwurst
Zinc 2.3 3.41 Chorizo
Starch
Phosphorus 230 150 Liverwurst
Sodium 700 1235 Liverwurst
Vitamin A 13636 0 Liverwurst
Vitamin E 0.22 Chorizo
Vitamin D 1.5 Chorizo
Vitamin B1 0.272 0.63 Chorizo
Vitamin B2 1.03 0.3 Liverwurst
Vitamin B3 4.3 5.131 Chorizo
Vitamin B5 2.95 1.12 Liverwurst
Vitamin B6 0.19 0.53 Chorizo
Vitamin B12 13.46 2 Liverwurst
Vitamin K 1.6 Chorizo
Folate 30 2 Liverwurst
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 9.925 14.38 Liverwurst
Monounsaturated Fat 12.286 18.4 Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 2.427 3.46 Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.151 0.278 Chorizo
Threonine 0.671 1.473 Chorizo
Isoleucine 0.653 2.206 Chorizo
Leucine 1.139 1.708 Chorizo
Lysine 1.155 2.414 Chorizo
Methionine 0.285 0.47 Chorizo
Phenylalanine 0.617 1.149 Chorizo
Valine 0.857 0.914 Chorizo
Histidine 0.448 0.721 Chorizo
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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 of 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.