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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
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Contains more Iron +75.5%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Copper +90%
Contains more Zinc +42.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.5%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Equal in Potassium - 398
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 105% 2% 32% 18% 51% 133% 108% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 3% 36% 13% 27% 93% 65% 162%
Contains more Iron +75.5%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Copper +90%
Contains more Zinc +42.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +67.3%
Contains less Sodium -93.5%
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 Vitamin B12 +212.5%
Contains more Folate +650%
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 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% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 782% 0% 12%
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 B3 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +212.5%
Contains more Folate +650%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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

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Ostrich Chorizo
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ostrich
Ostrich contains less Sodium (difference - 1155mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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