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Ostrich vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Ostrich and Chorizo

  • Ostrich is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Iron, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B3, and Copper, yet Chorizo is higher in Vitamin B1.
  • Ostrich covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 177% more than Chorizo.
  • Ostrich contains 2 times more Copper than Chorizo. While Ostrich contains 0.152mg of Copper, Chorizo contains only 0.08mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Ostrich is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked 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 Iron +75.5%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.5%
Contains more Zinc +42.2%
Contains more Copper +90%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Equal in Potassium - 398
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 105% 18% 108% 32% 11% 133% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Contains more Iron +75.5%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.5%
Contains more Zinc +42.2%
Contains more Copper +90%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
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
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.7%
Contains more Folate +650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +171.6%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.3
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.53
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% 0% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 12% 782% 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 B3 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.7%
Contains more Folate +650%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +171.6%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.3
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.53

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ostrich Chorizo Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.86g Chorizo
Protein 28.49g 24.1g Ostrich
Fats 2.57g 38.27g Chorizo
Carbs 0g 1.86g Chorizo
Calories 145kcal 455kcal Chorizo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 8mg Chorizo
Iron 2.79mg 1.59mg Ostrich
Magnesium 25mg 18mg Ostrich
Phosphorus 251mg 150mg Ostrich
Potassium 362mg 398mg Chorizo
Sodium 80mg 1235mg Ostrich
Zinc 4.85mg 3.41mg Ostrich
Copper 0.152mg 0.08mg Ostrich
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.22mg Ostrich
Vitamin D IU 61IU Chorizo
Vitamin D µg 1.5µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.232mg 0.63mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.292mg 0.3mg Chorizo
Vitamin B3 7.143mg 5.131mg Ostrich
Vitamin B5 1.318mg 1.12mg Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.545mg 0.53mg Ostrich
Folate 15µg 2µg Ostrich
Vitamin B12 6.25µg 2µg Ostrich
Vitamin K µg 1.6µg Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.254mg 0.278mg Chorizo
Threonine 1.25mg 1.473mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 1.354mg 2.206mg Chorizo
Leucine 2.315mg 1.708mg Ostrich
Lysine 2.516mg 2.414mg Ostrich
Methionine 0.796mg 0.47mg Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.176mg 1.149mg Ostrich
Valine 1.407mg 0.914mg Ostrich
Histidine 0.716mg 0.721mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 85mg 88mg Ostrich
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1g 14.38g Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 0.97g 18.4g Chorizo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44g 3.46g Chorizo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ostrich 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
105
Ostrich
68
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
57
Ostrich
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
171%
Ostrich
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
0%
Ostrich
2%
Chorizo
Fats
12%
Ostrich
177%
Chorizo

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ostrich
Ostrich contains less Sodium (difference - 1155mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.38g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Ostrich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174488/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.