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Burrito vs Nachos - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Burrito and Nachos different?

  • Burrito is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Folate, while Nachos are higher in Phosphorus.
  • Nachos covers your daily need of Phosphorus 22% more than Burrito.
  • Burrito contains 7 times more Vitamin B12 than Nachos. Burrito contains 0.5µg of Vitamin B12, while Nachos contain 0.07µg.

Fast foods, burrito, with beans and Fast foods, nachos, with cheese types were used in this article.

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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
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Nachos
Contains more Iron +177.3%
Contains more Copper +171.9%
Contains more Calcium +21.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +340%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -31.1%
Contains more Zinc +22.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 42
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 16% 78% 29% 20% 27% 60% 20% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 29% 30% 85% 32% 41% 24% 22%
Contains more Iron +177.3%
Contains more Copper +171.9%
Contains more Calcium +21.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +340%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -31.1%
Contains more Zinc +22.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 42

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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Nachos
Contains more Vitamin A +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +196.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +142.1%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 10% 0% 0% 3% 73% 65% 36% 56% 33% 30% 63% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 82% 0% 4% 31% 31% 12% 23% 50% 8% 9% 49%
Contains more Vitamin A +628.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +196.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +142.1%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Burrito Nachos Opinion
Net carbs 32.92g 31.71g Burrito
Protein 6.48g 4.32g Burrito
Fats 6.22g 21.5g Nachos
Carbs 32.92g 34.91g Nachos
Calories 206kcal 343kcal Nachos
Starch g 28.33g Nachos
Fructose g 0g Nachos
Sugar g 2.17g Burrito
Fiber g 3.2g Nachos
Calcium 52mg 63mg Nachos
Iron 2.08mg 0.75mg Burrito
Magnesium 40mg 42mg Nachos
Phosphorus 45mg 198mg Nachos
Potassium 301mg 362mg Nachos
Sodium 454mg 313mg Nachos
Zinc 0.7mg 0.86mg Nachos
Copper 0.174mg 0.064mg Burrito
Vitamin A 153IU 21IU Burrito
Vitamin E mg 4.08mg Nachos
Vitamin D IU 0IU Nachos
Vitamin D µg 0µg Nachos
Vitamin C 0.9mg 1.1mg Nachos
Vitamin B1 0.29mg 0.123mg Burrito
Vitamin B2 0.28mg 0.133mg Burrito
Vitamin B3 1.87mg 0.63mg Burrito
Vitamin B5 0.92mg 0.38mg Burrito
Vitamin B6 0.14mg 0.215mg Nachos
Folate 40µg 10µg Burrito
Vitamin B12 0.5µg 0.07µg Burrito
Vitamin K µg 19.3µg Nachos
Tryptophan 0.079mg 0.042mg Burrito
Threonine 0.244mg 0.156mg Burrito
Isoleucine 0.27mg 0.187mg Burrito
Leucine 0.504mg 0.521mg Nachos
Lysine 0.343mg 0.156mg Burrito
Methionine 0.107mg 0.094mg Burrito
Phenylalanine 0.351mg 0.229mg Burrito
Valine 0.319mg 0.25mg Burrito
Histidine 0.172mg 0.135mg Burrito
Cholesterol 2mg 3mg Burrito
Trans Fat g 0.058g Burrito
Saturated Fat 3.174g 2.173g Nachos
Monounsaturated Fat 2.184g 14.02g Nachos
Polyunsaturated fat 0.551g 5.04g Nachos

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Burrito Nachos
Low Fats diet ok
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
30
Burrito
25
Nachos
Mineral Summary Score
38
Burrito
35
Nachos

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
39%
Burrito
26%
Nachos
Carbohydrates
33%
Burrito
35%
Nachos
Fats
29%
Burrito
99%
Nachos

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Nachos
Nachos contains less Sodium (difference - 141mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nachos
Nachos is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.001g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Burrito
Burrito is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.17g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Burrito
Burrito is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Burrito
Burrito is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
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. Burrito - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172038/nutrients
  2. Nachos - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170291/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.