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Burrito vs Taco salad - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Burrito and Taco salad

  • Burrito has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, and Copper, while Taco salad has more Zinc.
  • Burrito covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 20% more than Taco salad.
  • Burrito contains 5 times more Selenium than Taco salad. While Burrito contains 10.1µg of Selenium, Taco salad contains only 2.2µg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Burrito is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fast foods, burrito, with beans and Fast foods, taco salad.

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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 +80.9%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +43.3%
Contains more Copper +54%
Contains more Calcium +86.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +60%
Contains less Sodium -15.2%
Contains more Zinc +94.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 16% 78% 29% 20% 27% 60% 20% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 44% 19% 31% 19% 51% 38% 38%
Contains more Iron +80.9%
Contains more Magnesium +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +43.3%
Contains more Copper +54%
Contains more Calcium +86.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +60%
Contains less Sodium -15.2%
Contains more Zinc +94.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +480%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +94.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Equal in Folate - 42
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 18% 0% 0% 6% 13% 42% 24% 41% 26% 32% 40% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +480%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +94.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Equal in Folate - 42

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 Taco salad
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Burrito Taco salad Opinion
Net carbs 32.92g 11.91g Burrito
Protein 6.48g 6.68g Taco salad
Fats 6.22g 7.46g Taco salad
Carbs 32.92g 11.91g Burrito
Calories 206kcal 141kcal Burrito
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g g
Calcium 52mg 97mg Taco salad
Iron 2.08mg 1.15mg Burrito
Magnesium 40mg 26mg Burrito
Phosphorus 45mg 72mg Taco salad
Potassium 301mg 210mg Burrito
Sodium 454mg 385mg Taco salad
Zinc 0.7mg 1.36mg Taco salad
Copper 0.174mg 0.113mg Burrito
Vitamin A 153IU 297IU Taco salad
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 1.8mg Taco salad
Vitamin B1 0.29mg 0.05mg Burrito
Vitamin B2 0.28mg 0.18mg Burrito
Vitamin B3 1.87mg 1.24mg Burrito
Vitamin B5 0.92mg 0.68mg Burrito
Vitamin B6 0.14mg 0.11mg Burrito
Folate 40µg 42µg Taco salad
Vitamin B12 0.5µg 0.32µg Burrito
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.079mg 0.075mg Burrito
Threonine 0.244mg 0.254mg Taco salad
Isoleucine 0.27mg 0.311mg Taco salad
Leucine 0.504mg 0.549mg Taco salad
Lysine 0.343mg 0.486mg Taco salad
Methionine 0.107mg 0.145mg Taco salad
Phenylalanine 0.351mg 0.277mg Burrito
Valine 0.319mg 0.343mg Taco salad
Histidine 0.172mg 0.201mg Taco salad
Cholesterol 2mg 22mg Burrito
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.174g 3.446g Burrito
Monounsaturated Fat 2.184g 2.606g Taco salad
Polyunsaturated fat 0.551g 0.883g Taco salad

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Burrito Taco salad
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
20
Taco salad
Mineral Summary Score
38
Burrito
33
Taco salad

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
40%
Taco salad
Carbohydrates
33%
Burrito
12%
Taco salad
Fats
29%
Burrito
34%
Taco salad

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Taco salad
Taco salad contains less Sodium (difference - 69mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Taco salad
Taco salad is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Burrito
Burrito is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Burrito
Burrito is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.272g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( 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. Burrito - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172038/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.