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Chuck steak vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.064g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 728mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chuck steak Fajita
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chuck steak Fajita
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
30
Chuck steak
20
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
43
Chuck steak
35
Fajita

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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Fajita
Contains more Iron +147.5%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Copper +156.7%
Contains more Zinc +533.6%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Contains more Iron +147.5%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Copper +156.7%
Contains more Zinc +533.6%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 22

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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5
Fajita
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.779
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.726
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.387
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.779
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.726
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.387

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 the food
Protein
150%
Chuck steak
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
2%
Fajita
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
26%
Fajita

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chuck steak Fajita Opinion
Calories 277 135 Chuck steak
Protein 24.98 18.56 Chuck steak
Fats 19.64 5.73 Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 2.23 Fajita
Cholesterol 87 88 Chuck steak
Vitamin D 5 Chuck steak
Iron 2.45 0.99 Chuck steak
Calcium 16 13 Chuck steak
Potassium 325 284 Chuck steak
Magnesium 22 22
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.077 0.03 Chuck steak
Zinc 8.68 1.37 Chuck steak
Starch
Phosphorus 193 277 Fajita
Sodium 71 799 Chuck steak
Vitamin A 25 0 Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1 0.22 Fajita
Vitamin D 0.1 Chuck steak
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.1 Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.191 0.213 Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.663 4.779 Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.752 0.726 Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.373 0.387 Fajita
Vitamin B12 3.03 0.54 Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6 0.2 Chuck steak
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.287 Fajita
Saturated Fat 8.66 1.596 Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457 2.333 Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81 1.089 Fajita
Tryptophan 0.281 0.2 Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099 0.452 Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.062 0.813 Chuck steak
Leucine 2.009 1.56 Chuck steak
Lysine 2.184 1.857 Chuck steak
Methionine 0.709 0.552 Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.951 0.763 Chuck steak
Valine 1.129 0.847 Chuck steak
Histidine 0.809 0.68 Chuck steak
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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