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

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fajita Beef tenderloin
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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
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

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.124g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin contains less Sodium (difference - 742mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Beef tenderloin
Beef tenderloin is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
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.

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.