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Fajita vs Italian sausage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 68mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Italian sausage
Italian sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.674g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.
Fajita Italian sausage
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fajita Italian sausage
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
20
Fajita
26
Italian sausage
Mineral Summary Score
35
Fajita
30
Italian sausage

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
Fajita
3
:
Contains more Potassium +12.3%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.1%
Contains more Iron +19.2%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Contains more Zinc +30.7%
Equal in Sodium - 731
Contains more Potassium +12.3%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.1%
Contains more Iron +19.2%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Contains more Zinc +30.7%
Equal in Sodium - 731

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
Fajita
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +468%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +68.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +468%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +68.5%

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
111%
Fajita
86%
Italian sausage
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
1%
Italian sausage
Fats
26%
Fajita
145%
Italian sausage

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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 Fajita Italian sausage Opinion
Calories 135 346 Italian sausage
Protein 18.56 14.25 Fajita
Fats 5.73 31.33 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 0 2 Italian sausage
Carbs 2.23 0.65 Fajita
Cholesterol 88 76 Italian sausage
Vitamin D
Iron 0.99 1.18 Italian sausage
Calcium 13 18 Italian sausage
Potassium 284 253 Fajita
Magnesium 22 14 Fajita
Sugars 0 Fajita
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.08 Italian sausage
Zinc 1.37 1.79 Italian sausage
Starch
Phosphorus 277 142 Fajita
Sodium 799 731 Italian sausage
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 Fajita
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.568 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.168 Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.779 3.25 Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.726 0.51 Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.387 0.3 Fajita
Vitamin B12 0.54 0.91 Italian sausage
Vitamin K 0.2 Fajita
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.596 11.27 Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333 14.34 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089 4.03 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.2 0.114 Fajita
Threonine 0.452 0.563 Italian sausage
Isoleucine 0.813 0.52 Fajita
Leucine 1.56 0.956 Fajita
Lysine 1.857 1.083 Fajita
Methionine 0.552 0.346 Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.763 0.477 Fajita
Valine 0.847 0.572 Fajita
Histidine 0.68 0.411 Fajita
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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