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Italian sausage vs Fajita - 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.
Italian sausage Fajita
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
Italian sausage 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
26
Italian sausage
20
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
30
Italian sausage
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 +19.2%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Contains more Zinc +30.7%
Contains more Potassium +12.3%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.1%
Equal in Sodium - 799
Contains more Iron +19.2%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Contains more Zinc +30.7%
Contains more Potassium +12.3%
Contains more Magnesium +57.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +95.1%
Equal in Sodium - 799

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29%

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
86%
Italian sausage
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
1%
Italian sausage
2%
Fajita
Fats
145%
Italian sausage
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 Italian sausage Fajita Opinion
Calories 346 135 Italian sausage
Protein 14.25 18.56 Fajita
Fats 31.33 5.73 Italian sausage
Vitamin C 2 0 Italian sausage
Carbs 0.65 2.23 Fajita
Cholesterol 76 88 Italian sausage
Vitamin D
Iron 1.18 0.99 Italian sausage
Calcium 18 13 Italian sausage
Potassium 253 284 Fajita
Magnesium 14 22 Fajita
Sugars 0 Fajita
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.03 Italian sausage
Zinc 1.79 1.37 Italian sausage
Starch
Phosphorus 142 277 Fajita
Sodium 731 799 Italian sausage
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 Fajita
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.568 0.1 Italian sausage
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.213 Fajita
Vitamin B3 3.25 4.779 Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.51 0.726 Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.3 0.387 Fajita
Vitamin B12 0.91 0.54 Italian sausage
Vitamin K 0.2 Fajita
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 11.27 1.596 Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 14.34 2.333 Italian sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 4.03 1.089 Italian sausage
Tryptophan 0.114 0.2 Fajita
Threonine 0.563 0.452 Italian sausage
Isoleucine 0.52 0.813 Fajita
Leucine 0.956 1.56 Fajita
Lysine 1.083 1.857 Fajita
Methionine 0.346 0.552 Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.477 0.763 Fajita
Valine 0.572 0.847 Fajita
Histidine 0.411 0.68 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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