Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Beefsteak vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

What are the differences between Beefsteak and Fajita?

  • Beefsteak is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Copper, yet Fajita is higher in Phosphorus.
  • Beefsteak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 90% more.
  • Beefsteak has 4 times more Zinc than Fajita. While Beefsteak has 5.3mg of Zinc, Fajita has only 1.37mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Beefsteak is lower.

We used Beef, loin, top sirloin cap steak, boneless, separable lean only, trimmed to 1/8" fat, all grades, raw and USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen types in this article.

Infographic

Beefsteak vs Fajita infographic
Infographic link

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 +102%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +32%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Zinc +286.9%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains more Calcium +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 75% 18% 95% 34% 8% 145% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Contains more Iron +102%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +32%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Zinc +286.9%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains more Calcium +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%

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
:
5
Fajita
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +398.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.779
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 3% 0% 19% 42% 95% 0% 126% 3% 337% 4%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +398.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +650%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +17%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.779

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.
Beefsteak Fajita
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beefsteak Fajita Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Protein 21.38g 18.56g Beefsteak
Fats 5.36g 5.73g Fajita
Carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Calories 134kcal 135kcal Fajita
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 5mg 13mg Fajita
Iron 2mg 0.99mg Beefsteak
Magnesium 25mg 22mg Beefsteak
Phosphorus 220mg 277mg Fajita
Potassium 375mg 284mg Beefsteak
Sodium 55mg 799mg Beefsteak
Zinc 5.3mg 1.37mg Beefsteak
Copper 0.079mg 0.03mg Beefsteak
Vitamin A 6IU 0IU Beefsteak
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Fajita
Vitamin D 3IU IU Beefsteak
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Beefsteak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.075mg 0.1mg Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.182mg 0.213mg Fajita
Vitamin B3 5.048mg 4.779mg Beefsteak
Vitamin B5 mg 0.726mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.543mg 0.387mg Beefsteak
Folate 3µg 4µg Fajita
Vitamin B12 2.69µg 0.54µg Beefsteak
Vitamin K 1.5µg 0.2µg Beefsteak
Tryptophan 0.262mg 0.2mg Beefsteak
Threonine 1.099mg 0.452mg Beefsteak
Isoleucine 1.09mg 0.813mg Beefsteak
Leucine 2.011mg 1.56mg Beefsteak
Lysine 2.247mg 1.857mg Beefsteak
Methionine 0.621mg 0.552mg Beefsteak
Phenylalanine 0.931mg 0.763mg Beefsteak
Valine 1.152mg 0.847mg Beefsteak
Histidine 0.868mg 0.68mg Beefsteak
Cholesterol 67mg 88mg Beefsteak
Trans Fat 0.253g g Fajita
Saturated Fat 1.875g 1.596g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.354g 2.333g Beefsteak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.189g 1.089g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

People also compare

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
52
Beefsteak
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
50
Beefsteak
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
128%
Beefsteak
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
0%
Beefsteak
2%
Fajita
Fats
25%
Beefsteak
26%
Fajita

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.279g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak contains less Sodium (difference - 744mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beefsteak
Beefsteak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food contains less Sugar?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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?
?
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. Beefsteak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172173/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.