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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, 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
Fajita
2
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Contains more Potassium +27.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.2%
Contains more Iron +27.3%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Zinc +41.6%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 4% 26% 16% 10% 38% 119% 105%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 5% 20% 17% 22% 53% 78% 11%
Contains more Potassium +27.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.2%
Contains more Iron +27.3%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Zinc +41.6%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
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 Vitamin K +1100%
Contains more Folate +25%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.4
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% 10% 6% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 38% 6% 4%
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 Vitamin K +1100%
Contains more Folate +25%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.4

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 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Fajita Chicken meat
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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 - 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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (88 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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