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Chuck steak vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chuck steak and Fajita

  • Chuck steak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, and Copper, while Fajita has more Phosphorus.
  • Chuck steak covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 104% more than Fajita.
  • Chuck steak contains 6 times more Zinc than Fajita. While Chuck steak contains 8.68mg of Zinc, Fajita contains only 1.37mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Fajita is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled 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
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Fajita
Contains more Iron +147.5%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Copper +156.7%
Contains more Zinc +533.6%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 5% 29% 16% 26% 237% 83% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 4% 26% 16% 10% 38% 119% 105%
Contains more Iron +147.5%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains more Copper +156.7%
Contains more Zinc +533.6%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.5%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.779
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.726
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.387
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 2% 3% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 379% 4% 5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 5% 0% 25% 50% 90% 44% 90% 68% 1% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.779
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.726
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.387

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
56
Chuck steak
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
62
Chuck steak
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
150%
Chuck steak
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
0%
Chuck steak
2%
Fajita
Fats
91%
Chuck steak
26%
Fajita

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

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.064g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 728mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chuck steak Fajita Opinion
Calories 277 135 Chuck steak
Protein 24.98 18.56 Chuck steak
Fats 19.64 5.73 Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 2.23 Fajita
Cholesterol 87 88 Chuck steak
Vitamin D 5 Chuck steak
Iron 2.45 0.99 Chuck steak
Calcium 16 13 Chuck steak
Potassium 325 284 Chuck steak
Magnesium 22 22
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.077 0.03 Chuck steak
Zinc 8.68 1.37 Chuck steak
Starch
Phosphorus 193 277 Fajita
Sodium 71 799 Chuck steak
Vitamin A 25 0 Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.1 0.22 Fajita
Vitamin D 0.1 Chuck steak
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.1 Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.191 0.213 Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.663 4.779 Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.752 0.726 Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.373 0.387 Fajita
Vitamin B12 3.03 0.54 Chuck steak
Vitamin K 1.6 0.2 Chuck steak
Folate 6 4 Chuck steak
Trans Fat 1.287 Fajita
Saturated Fat 8.66 1.596 Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 9.457 2.333 Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81 1.089 Fajita
Tryptophan 0.281 0.2 Chuck steak
Threonine 1.099 0.452 Chuck steak
Isoleucine 1.062 0.813 Chuck steak
Leucine 2.009 1.56 Chuck steak
Lysine 2.184 1.857 Chuck steak
Methionine 0.709 0.552 Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.951 0.763 Chuck steak
Valine 1.129 0.847 Chuck steak
Histidine 0.809 0.68 Chuck steak
Fructose

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. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.