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Fajita vs Beef tenderloin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Fajita and Beef tenderloin

  • Fajita has more Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6, however Beef tenderloin has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Zinc, Selenium, and Copper.
  • Beef tenderloin's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 80% more.
  • Fajita has 14 times more Sodium than Beef tenderloin. Fajita has 799mg of Sodium, while Beef tenderloin has 57mg.

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

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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
Fajita
2
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Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.5%
Contains more Iron +214.1%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains more Copper +310%
Contains more Zinc +194.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 4% 26% 16% 10% 38% 119% 105%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 117% 3% 30% 16% 41% 110% 87% 8%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.5%
Contains more Iron +214.1%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains more Copper +310%
Contains more Zinc +194.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
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
Fajita
6
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +190.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +355.6%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
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%
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% 0% 0% 23% 60% 57% 15% 58% 308% 0% 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%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +355.6%
Contains more Folate +100%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09

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
31
Fajita
44
Beef tenderloin
Mineral Summary Score
44
Fajita
51
Beef tenderloin

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

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

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Fajita Beef tenderloin
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
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 - 8.124g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin contains less Sodium (difference - 742mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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