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Pork Chorizo

El Mexicano - Pork Chorizo has a average-calorie, low-carb, high-fat and high-protein content.

The food contains 4.23g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 14.11 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is high in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein19%
 Calories from Fat76%
 Calories from Carbs6%

Why this is good for you

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A705.5 IU14.1%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0 mg
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium28.2 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average
Iron1.4 mg7.8%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Potassium0 mg
Sodium945.3 mg39.4%Top 10%Very High
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate4.2 g1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars1.4 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein14.1 g28.2%Top 10%Very High

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat25.4 g39.1%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat9.9 g49.4%Top 10%Very High
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 210 Calories from Fat 160

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 18 g 27.7%

Saturated Fat 7 g 35%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 125 mg 41.7%

Sodium 670 mg 27.9%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g 1%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 1 g

Protein 10 g 20%

Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C

Calcium 2% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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