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Fajita vs Corned beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Fajita and Corned beef

  • Fajita has more Phosphorus, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B3, however Corned beef is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, Copper and Iron.
  • Corned beef covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 45% more than Fajita.
  • Corned beef has 2 times less Phosphorus than Fajita. Fajita has 277mg of Phosphorus, while Corned beef has 125mg.
  • Fajita contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen and Beef, cured, corned beef, brisket, cooked.

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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
5
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Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +95.9%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.6%
Contains less Sodium -17.9%
Contains more Iron +87.9%
Contains more Copper +413.3%
Contains more Zinc +234.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 4% 26% 16% 10% 38% 119% 105%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 70% 3% 13% 9% 52% 125% 54% 127%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +95.9%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.6%
Contains less Sodium -17.9%
Contains more Iron +87.9%
Contains more Copper +413.3%
Contains more Zinc +234.3%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin E +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +201.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +650%
Contains more Folate +50%
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% 0% 4% 3% 7% 40% 57% 26% 54% 204% 4% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +201.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +650%
Contains more Folate +50%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
31
Fajita
33
Corned beef
Mineral Summary Score
44
Fajita
56
Corned beef

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 the food
Protein
111%
Fajita
109%
Corned beef
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
0%
Corned beef
Fats
26%
Fajita
88%
Corned beef

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Fajita Corned beef
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Fajita Corned beef
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fajita
Fajita contains less Sodium (difference - 174mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.744g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Corned beef
Corned beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Fajita Corned beef Opinion
Calories 135 251 Corned beef
Protein 18.56 18.17 Fajita
Fats 5.73 18.98 Corned beef
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2.23 0.47 Fajita
Cholesterol 88 98 Fajita
Vitamin D 4 Corned beef
Iron 0.99 1.86 Corned beef
Calcium 13 8 Fajita
Potassium 284 145 Fajita
Magnesium 22 12 Fajita
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.154 Corned beef
Zinc 1.37 4.58 Corned beef
Starch
Phosphorus 277 125 Fajita
Sodium 799 973 Fajita
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 0.16 Fajita
Vitamin D 0.1 Corned beef
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.026 Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.17 Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.779 3.03 Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.726 0.42 Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.387 0.23 Fajita
Vitamin B12 0.54 1.63 Corned beef
Vitamin K 0.2 1.5 Corned beef
Folate 4 6 Corned beef
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.596 6.34 Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333 9.22 Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089 0.67 Fajita
Tryptophan 0.2 0.119 Fajita
Threonine 0.452 0.726 Corned beef
Isoleucine 0.813 0.827 Corned beef
Leucine 1.56 1.445 Fajita
Lysine 1.857 1.536 Fajita
Methionine 0.552 0.473 Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.763 0.718 Fajita
Valine 0.847 0.901 Corned beef
Histidine 0.68 0.58 Fajita
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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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Corned beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170200/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.