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Ground meat vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ground meat
Ground meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ground meat
Ground meat contains less Sodium (difference - 726mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.477g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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 contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (88 mg)

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.
Ground meat Fajita
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ground meat 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
25
Ground meat
20
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
34
Ground meat
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 +129.3%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains more Zinc +326.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Potassium +17.8%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.9%
Contains more Iron +129.3%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains more Zinc +326.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Potassium +17.8%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.9%

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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Fajita
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +361.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1350%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +361.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1350%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.4%

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
143%
Ground meat
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
0%
Ground meat
2%
Fajita
Fats
71%
Ground meat
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 Ground meat Fajita Opinion
Calories 241 135 Ground meat
Protein 23.87 18.56 Ground meat
Fats 15.37 5.73 Ground meat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 2.23 Fajita
Cholesterol 88 88
Vitamin D 2 Ground meat
Iron 2.27 0.99 Ground meat
Calcium 33 13 Ground meat
Potassium 241 284 Fajita
Magnesium 17 22 Fajita
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.03 Ground meat
Zinc 5.84 1.37 Ground meat
Starch
Phosphorus 166 277 Fajita
Sodium 73 799 Ground meat
Vitamin A 9 0 Ground meat
Vitamin E 0.12 0.22 Fajita
Vitamin D 0 Ground meat
Vitamin B1 0.051 0.1 Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.171 0.213 Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.026 4.779 Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.512 0.726 Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.311 0.387 Fajita
Vitamin B12 2.49 0.54 Ground meat
Vitamin K 2.9 0.2 Ground meat
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 1.173 Fajita
Saturated Fat 6.073 1.596 Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 7.322 2.333 Ground meat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.408 1.089 Fajita
Tryptophan 0.121 0.2 Fajita
Threonine 0.923 0.452 Ground meat
Isoleucine 1.055 0.813 Ground meat
Leucine 1.861 1.56 Ground meat
Lysine 1.976 1.857 Ground meat
Methionine 0.614 0.552 Ground meat
Phenylalanine 0.931 0.763 Ground meat
Valine 1.172 0.847 Ground meat
Histidine 0.775 0.68 Ground meat
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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