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Nutritional Profile of Chorizo - Care Omnia Nutrition

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Chorizo

We got 47 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Chorizo.

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks well (Top 250) for seven nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks decently (Top 500) for 25 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Sausages and Luncheon Meats) shows that it ranks very high (Top 10) for eight nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for 11 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Chorizo

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Chorizo

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Chorizo

2.6%
28.1%
19.3%
46.3%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Chorizo

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Chorizo

9.5%
11.7%
4.7%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Chorizo

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Chorizo

In food category: Sausages and Luncheon Meats

Carbohydrates (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
2.6 g
745.6 mg
107
2259
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
11.7 g
3.3 g
39
291
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
4.7 g
1.3 g
21
624
Fatty Acids, total saturated
9.5 g
2.7 g
54
320
Total Lipid (Fat)
28.1 g
8 g
34
323
Saturated Fats (7)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Butyric Acid (4:0)
6 mg
1.7 mg
6
452
Capric Acid (10:0)
20 mg
5.7 mg
41
512
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
3 mg
0.9 mg
8
401
Lauric Acid (12:0)
22 mg
6.2 mg
40
688
Myristic Acid (14:0)
346 mg
98.1 mg
73
804
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
5.9 g
1.7 g
49
361
Stearic Acid (18:0)
3 g
850.5 mg
59
319
Monounsaturated Fats (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Erucic Acid (22:1)
6 mg
1.7 mg
25
205
Oleic Acid (18:1)
10.9 g
3.1 g
33
281
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
573 mg
162.4 mg
95
417
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
247 mg
70 mg
18
240
Polyunsaturated Fats (6)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Docosahexaenoic Acid, DHA (22:6 n-3)
5 mg
1.4 mg
12
417
Docosapentaenoic Acid, DPA (22:5 n-3)
20 mg
5.7 mg
8
177
Eicosapentaenoic Acid, EPA (20:5 n-3)
3 mg
0.9 mg
7
334
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
128 mg
36.3 mg
19
166
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
4.2 g
1.2 g
24
623
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
189 mg
53.6 mg
65
767
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
19.3 g
5.5 g
51
363
Water-soluble Vitamins (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
10 µg
2.8 µg
28
445
Folate, food
10 µg
2.8 µg
27
279
Folate, total
10 µg
2.8 µg
27
382
Niacin
7.1 mg
2 mg
20
441
Riboflavin
420 µg
119.1 µg
16
392
Thiamin
365 µg
103.5 µg
51
519
Vitamin B12
1.2 µg
0.3 µg
66
607
Vitamin B6
554 µg
157.1 µg
5
429
Fat-soluble Vitamins (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
1.5 mg
425.2 µg
6
493
Phylloquinone
6 µg
1.7 µg
8
863
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1.5 µg
0.4 µg
4
142
Minerals (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
37 mg
10.5 mg
45
510
Copper, Cu
130 µg
36.9 µg
45
719
Iron, Fe
2.3 mg
663.4 µg
34
687
Magnesium, Mg
30 mg
8.5 mg
11
309
Phosphorus, P
207 mg
58.7 mg
51
457
Potassium, K
435 mg
123.3 mg
17
463
Selenium, Se
25.9 µg
7.3 µg
46
432
Sodium, Na
983 mg
278.7 mg
72
202
Zinc, Zn
2.2 mg
620.9 µg
78
694
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
107 mg
30.3 mg
30
274
Choline
97.1 mg
27.5 mg
27
196
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
46.3 g
13.1 g
155
1709
Other (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Kcal (Energy)
346 kcal
98.1 kcal
21
342
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of chorizo with 47 nutrient values.

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Key Features Include

  • A traditional family recipe handed down for generations. Just the right amount of smoky and spicy.
  • No cooking or refrigeration necessary! A naturally cured chorizo that's ready to slice and eat!
  • Great with a paella, picnic, charcuterie board, manchego cheese, or a snack w/ a glass of wine!
  • Ingredients: Pork, Spanish Pimenton, Fresh Garlic, Salt, Celery Powder, Lactic Acid Starter Culture
  • All Natural | Keto, Whole30, Paleo Friendly | Dairy Free | Gluten Free | No Nitrites, Nitrates, MSG

Common Serving Sizes Of Chorizo

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
1 Cocktail Or Miniature Link10.0 g0.4 oz
1 Slice15.0 g0.5 oz
1 Cubic Inch16.0 g0.6 oz
1 Breakfast Size Link20.0 g0.7 oz
1 Oz, Cooked28.4 g1.0 oz
1 Patty35.0 g1.2 oz
1 Bun-size Or Griller Link75.0 g2.6 oz
1 Piece75.0 g2.6 oz
1 Cup140.0 g4.9 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of chorizo

2 Similar Sausages or Luncheon Meats

Explore the nutrient content of similar sausages and luncheon meats below by clicking on their names.

Similar Sausages and Luncheon Meats 1 - 2

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ChorizoNo of
Nutrients
(Pork Sausage, Link Or Ground)
88
(Link Or Ground, Pork Sausage)
76
Figure 5. Similar sausages and luncheon meats 1 to 2.

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