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Fajita vs Chuck steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Fajita and Chuck steak

  • Fajita has more Phosphorus, while Chuck steak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, and Copper.
  • Chuck steak covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 104% more than Fajita.
  • Fajita contains 11 times more Sodium than Chuck steak. While Fajita contains 799mg of Sodium, Chuck steak contains only 71mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen and Beef, chuck eye steak, boneless, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, grilled.

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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 +43.5%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Iron +147.5%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Zinc +533.6%
Contains more Copper +156.7%
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 5% 92% 16% 83% 29% 10% 237% 26%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.5%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Iron +147.5%
Contains more Potassium +14.4%
Contains less Sodium -91.1%
Contains more Zinc +533.6%
Contains more Copper +156.7%
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
5
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Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.663
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.752
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.373
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 2% 2% 3% 0% 17% 45% 88% 46% 87% 5% 379% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.663
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.752
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.373

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 Chuck steak
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fajita Chuck steak Opinion
Net carbs 2.23g 0g Fajita
Protein 18.56g 24.98g Chuck steak
Fats 5.73g 19.64g Chuck steak
Carbs 2.23g 0g Fajita
Calories 135kcal 277kcal Chuck steak
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 13mg 16mg Chuck steak
Iron 0.99mg 2.45mg Chuck steak
Magnesium 22mg 22mg
Phosphorus 277mg 193mg Fajita
Potassium 284mg 325mg Chuck steak
Sodium 799mg 71mg Chuck steak
Zinc 1.37mg 8.68mg Chuck steak
Copper 0.03mg 0.077mg Chuck steak
Vitamin A 0IU 25IU Chuck steak
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.1mg Fajita
Vitamin D IU 5IU Chuck steak
Vitamin D µg 0.1µg Chuck steak
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.066mg Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.191mg Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.779mg 4.663mg Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.726mg 0.752mg Chuck steak
Vitamin B6 0.387mg 0.373mg Fajita
Folate 4µg 6µg Chuck steak
Vitamin B12 0.54µg 3.03µg Chuck steak
Vitamin K 0.2µg 1.6µg Chuck steak
Tryptophan 0.2mg 0.281mg Chuck steak
Threonine 0.452mg 1.099mg Chuck steak
Isoleucine 0.813mg 1.062mg Chuck steak
Leucine 1.56mg 2.009mg Chuck steak
Lysine 1.857mg 2.184mg Chuck steak
Methionine 0.552mg 0.709mg Chuck steak
Phenylalanine 0.763mg 0.951mg Chuck steak
Valine 0.847mg 1.129mg Chuck steak
Histidine 0.68mg 0.809mg Chuck steak
Cholesterol 88mg 87mg Chuck steak
Trans Fat g 1.287g Fajita
Saturated Fat 1.596g 8.66g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333g 9.457g Chuck steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089g 0.81g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fajita Chuck steak
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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
56
Chuck steak
Mineral Summary Score
44
Fajita
62
Chuck steak

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
150%
Chuck steak
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
0%
Chuck steak
Fats
26%
Fajita
91%
Chuck steak

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.064g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak contains less Sodium (difference - 728mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chuck steak
Chuck steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Chuck steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171228/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.