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Beef tenderloin vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Beef tenderloin and Fajita

  • Beef tenderloin has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Zinc, Selenium, and Copper, however Fajita has more Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6.
  • Beef tenderloin's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 80% more.
  • Beef tenderloin has 6 times more Saturated Fat than Fajita. Beef tenderloin has 9.72g of Saturated Fat, while Fajita has 1.596g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Beef, tenderloin, roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, cooked, roasted and USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen.

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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
Contains more Iron +214.1%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +194.2%
Contains more Copper +310%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 117% 16% 87% 30% 8% 110% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Contains more Iron +214.1%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +194.2%
Contains more Copper +310%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.5%
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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Fajita
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.1%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +355.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +190.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 23% 60% 57% 15% 58% 6% 308% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 0% 25% 50% 90% 44% 90% 3% 68% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.1%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +355.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +190.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beef tenderloin Fajita Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Protein 23.9g 18.56g Beef tenderloin
Fats 24.6g 5.73g Beef tenderloin
Carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Calories 324kcal 135kcal Beef tenderloin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 9mg 13mg Fajita
Iron 3.11mg 0.99mg Beef tenderloin
Magnesium 22mg 22mg
Phosphorus 203mg 277mg Fajita
Potassium 331mg 284mg Beef tenderloin
Sodium 57mg 799mg Beef tenderloin
Zinc 4.03mg 1.37mg Beef tenderloin
Copper 0.123mg 0.03mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Fajita
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.1mg Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.26mg 0.213mg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B3 3mg 4.779mg Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 0.726mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.25mg 0.387mg Fajita
Folate 8µg 4µg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin B12 2.46µg 0.54µg Beef tenderloin
Vitamin K µg 0.2µg Fajita
Tryptophan 0.268mg 0.2mg Beef tenderloin
Threonine 1.044mg 0.452mg Beef tenderloin
Isoleucine 1.075mg 0.813mg Beef tenderloin
Leucine 1.889mg 1.56mg Beef tenderloin
Lysine 1.989mg 1.857mg Beef tenderloin
Methionine 0.612mg 0.552mg Beef tenderloin
Phenylalanine 0.933mg 0.763mg Beef tenderloin
Valine 1.163mg 0.847mg Beef tenderloin
Histidine 0.818mg 0.68mg Beef tenderloin
Cholesterol 85mg 88mg Beef tenderloin
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 9.72g 1.596g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 10.27g 2.333g Beef tenderloin
Polyunsaturated fat 1g 1.089g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beef tenderloin Fajita
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
44
Beef tenderloin
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
51
Beef tenderloin
44
Fajita

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 food.
Protein
143%
Beef tenderloin
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
0%
Beef tenderloin
2%
Fajita
Fats
114%
Beef tenderloin
26%
Fajita

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.124g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin contains less Sodium (difference - 742mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Beef tenderloin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169544/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.