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Fajita vs Chicken meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Fajita and Chicken meat

  • Fajita has more Phosphorus, and Vitamin B12, however Chicken meat has more Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, and Zinc.
  • Fajita's daily need coverage for Sodium is 31% more.
  • Fajita has 2 times more Vitamin B12 than Chicken meat. Fajita has 0.54µg of Vitamin B12, while Chicken meat has 0.3µg.
  • Chicken meat is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen and Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, 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 Phosphorus +52.2%
Contains more Potassium +27.4%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Iron +27.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Zinc +41.6%
Contains more Copper +120%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 48% 17% 78% 20% 11% 53% 22%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.2%
Contains more Potassium +27.4%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Iron +27.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Zinc +41.6%
Contains more Copper +120%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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
3
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +80%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.9%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.4
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 10% 6% 0% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 4% 38% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +80%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.9%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.4

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 Chicken meat
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fajita Chicken meat Opinion
Net carbs 2.23g 0g Fajita
Protein 18.56g 27.3g Chicken meat
Fats 5.73g 13.6g Chicken meat
Carbs 2.23g 0g Fajita
Calories 135kcal 239kcal Chicken meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 13mg 15mg Chicken meat
Iron 0.99mg 1.26mg Chicken meat
Magnesium 22mg 23mg Chicken meat
Phosphorus 277mg 182mg Fajita
Potassium 284mg 223mg Fajita
Sodium 799mg 82mg Chicken meat
Zinc 1.37mg 1.94mg Chicken meat
Copper 0.03mg 0.066mg Chicken meat
Vitamin A 0IU 161IU Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.27mg Chicken meat
Vitamin D IU 2IU Chicken meat
Vitamin D µg 0µg Chicken meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.063mg Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.168mg Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.779mg 8.487mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 0.726mg 1.03mg Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.387mg 0.4mg Chicken meat
Folate 4µg 5µg Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.54µg 0.3µg Fajita
Vitamin K 0.2µg 2.4µg Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.2mg 0.305mg Chicken meat
Threonine 0.452mg 1.128mg Chicken meat
Isoleucine 0.813mg 1.362mg Chicken meat
Leucine 1.56mg 1.986mg Chicken meat
Lysine 1.857mg 2.223mg Chicken meat
Methionine 0.552mg 0.726mg Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 0.763mg 1.061mg Chicken meat
Valine 0.847mg 1.325mg Chicken meat
Histidine 0.68mg 0.802mg Chicken meat
Cholesterol 88mg 88mg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.596g 3.79g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333g 5.34g Chicken meat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089g 2.97g Chicken meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fajita Chicken meat
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
31
Fajita
36
Chicken meat
Mineral Summary Score
44
Fajita
31
Chicken meat

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
164%
Chicken meat
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
0%
Chicken meat
Fats
26%
Fajita
63%
Chicken meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.194g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 717mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (88 mg)
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.

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. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/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.