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Fajita vs. Chicken wing — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Fajita and Chicken wing

  • Fajita has more Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B6, however, Chicken wing has more Selenium, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Phosphorus from Fajita is 22% higher.
  • Chicken wing has 2 times less Sodium than Fajita. Fajita has 799mg of Sodium, while Chicken wing has 320mg.

Food types used in this article are USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen and Chicken, broilers or fryers, wing, meat and skin, cooked, fried, batter.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +128.9%
Contains more Potassium +105.8%
Contains more Calcium +53.8%
Contains more Iron +30.3%
Contains less Sodium -59.9%
Contains more Copper +110%
Contains more Selenium +53.9%
Equal in Zinc - 1.38
Equal in Manganese - 0.06
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10% 9% 92%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 49% 12% 52% 13% 42% 38% 21% 8% 141%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +128.9%
Contains more Potassium +105.8%
Contains more Calcium +53.8%
Contains more Iron +30.3%
Contains less Sodium -59.9%
Contains more Copper +110%
Contains more Selenium +53.9%
Equal in Zinc - 1.38
Equal in Manganese - 0.06

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Fajita
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +116%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.2%
Contains more Folate +350%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.106
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.71
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 0% 25% 50% 90% 44% 90% 3% 68% 37% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 0% 0% 0% 27% 36% 99% 43% 70% 14% 32% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +116%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.2%
Contains more Folate +350%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.106
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.71

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +52.8%
Contains more Other +146.2%
Contains more Fats +280.6%
Contains more Carbs +390.6%
Equal in Protein - 19.87
19% 6% 2% 71% 3%
Protein: 18.56 g
Fats: 5.73 g
Carbs: 2.23 g
Water: 70.6 g
Other: 2.88 g
20% 22% 11% 46%
Protein: 19.87 g
Fats: 21.81 g
Carbs: 10.94 g
Water: 46.21 g
Other: 1.17 g
Contains more Water +52.8%
Contains more Other +146.2%
Contains more Fats +280.6%
Contains more Carbs +390.6%
Equal in Protein - 19.87

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -72.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +284.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +365.6%
32% 46% 22%
Saturated Fat: 1.596 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.333 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.089 g
29% 45% 26%
Saturated Fat: 5.83 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.96 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.07 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -72.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +284.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +365.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Fajita Chicken wing
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fajita Chicken wing Opinion
Net carbs 2.23g 10.64g Chicken wing
Protein 18.56g 19.87g Chicken wing
Fats 5.73g 21.81g Chicken wing
Carbs 2.23g 10.94g Chicken wing
Calories 135kcal 324kcal Chicken wing
Fiber 0g 0.3g Chicken wing
Calcium 13mg 20mg Chicken wing
Iron 0.99mg 1.29mg Chicken wing
Magnesium 22mg 16mg Fajita
Phosphorus 277mg 121mg Fajita
Potassium 284mg 138mg Fajita
Sodium 799mg 320mg Chicken wing
Zinc 1.37mg 1.38mg Chicken wing
Copper 0.03mg 0.063mg Chicken wing
Manganese 0.066mg 0.06mg Fajita
Selenium 16.7µg 25.7µg Chicken wing
Vitamin A 0IU 113IU Chicken wing
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 34µg Chicken wing
Vitamin E 0.22mg Fajita
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.106mg Chicken wing
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.152mg Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.779mg 5.265mg Chicken wing
Vitamin B5 0.726mg 0.71mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.387mg 0.3mg Fajita
Folate 4µg 18µg Chicken wing
Vitamin B12 0.54µg 0.25µg Fajita
Choline 67.8mg Fajita
Vitamin K 0.2µg Fajita
Tryptophan 0.2mg 0.219mg Chicken wing
Threonine 0.452mg 0.795mg Chicken wing
Isoleucine 0.813mg 0.941mg Chicken wing
Leucine 1.56mg 1.421mg Fajita
Lysine 1.857mg 1.474mg Fajita
Methionine 0.552mg 0.499mg Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.763mg 0.785mg Chicken wing
Valine 0.847mg 0.953mg Chicken wing
Histidine 0.68mg 0.547mg Fajita
Cholesterol 88mg 79mg Chicken wing
Saturated Fat 1.596g 5.83g Fajita
Omega-3 - DHA 0g 0.04g Chicken wing
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.01g Chicken wing
Omega-3 - DPA 0.007g 0.02g Chicken wing
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333g 8.96g Chicken wing
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089g 5.07g Chicken wing
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.01g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fajita Chicken wing
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
31%
Fajita
25%
Chicken wing
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
45%
Fajita
38%
Chicken wing

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.234g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing contains less Sodium (difference - 479mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken wing
Chicken wing is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chicken wing - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173628/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.