Chorizo - calories, weight

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Categories | Sausage

How much calories in chorizo?

100g of chorizo has about 296 calories (kcal).

It is about 12% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from 100g is similar to calories amount from 5.5 apples, 3.5 glasses of Coca Cola, 3 slices of cheese, 2.5 slices of bread, 2 glasses of milk, 15.5 of sugar.

For burning such amount of calories you need to bike at least 42 minutes, swim for about 35 minutes or run for 30 minutes.

Calories in chorizo came from protein in 18%, from carbs in 5% and from fat in 76%.

See also: Nutrition, vitamins and health benefits of chorizo.

Check compares of chorizo with other products from sausage category:

chorizo - calories table

  • 10g of chorizo30 kcal
  • 20g of chorizo59 kcal
  • 50g of chorizo148 kcal
  • 100g of chorizo296 kcal
  • 200g of chorizo592 kcal
  • 500g of chorizo1480 kcal

Chorizo - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 296 kcal
Carbs 3.78 gram
Protein 13.63 gram
Fat 25.1 gram

How much does a chorizo weight?

We are just checking weight of chorizo. Come back to us in a few days. In the meantime we will use nutrition values per 100g chorizo.

Does chorizo cause weight gain? How it affects your diet?

Extremely hight number of calories in chorizo puts this product at the top of hight calorific sausage. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific sausage, chorizo seems to be a bad choice. It is easy to find something better among other sausage.

It is hard to find product with higher calories count in sausage. Similar energy amount have only such products as frankfurters, poultry frankfurters or turkey frankfurters.

You should consider that not only calories are important when you are on a diet. If chorizo contains nutrition you need than maybe you should add it to your daily menu anyway?

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100g has:

296kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 42 min. Bike
Horse ride 54 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 29 min. Tennis
Run 30 min. Run
Swim 35 min. Swim
Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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