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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.6%
Contains more Potassium +95.9%
Contains less Sodium -17.9%
Contains more Manganese +200%
Contains more Iron +87.9%
Contains more Zinc +234.3%
Contains more Copper +413.3%
Contains more Selenium +96.4%
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 3% 70% 9% 54% 13% 127% 125% 52% 3% 179%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.6%
Contains more Potassium +95.9%
Contains less Sodium -17.9%
Contains more Manganese +200%
Contains more Iron +87.9%
Contains more Zinc +234.3%
Contains more Copper +413.3%
Contains more Selenium +96.4%

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 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 Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +201.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +650%
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 0% 4% 3% 0% 7% 40% 57% 26% 54% 5% 204% 4%
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 Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +201.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +650%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +374.5%
Contains more Water +18.1%
Contains more Other +11.2%
Contains more Fats +231.2%
Equal in Protein - 18.17
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
18% 19% 60% 3%
Protein: 18.17 g
Fats: 18.98 g
Carbs: 0.47 g
Water: 59.79 g
Other: 2.59 g
Contains more Carbs +374.5%
Contains more Water +18.1%
Contains more Other +11.2%
Contains more Fats +231.2%
Equal in Protein - 18.17

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +62.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +295.2%
32% 46% 22%
Saturated Fat: 1.596 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.333 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.089 g
39% 57% 4%
Saturated Fat: 6.34 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.22 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.67 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +62.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +295.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fajita Corned beef Opinion
Net carbs 2.23g 0.47g Fajita
Protein 18.56g 18.17g Fajita
Fats 5.73g 18.98g Corned beef
Carbs 2.23g 0.47g Fajita
Calories 135kcal 251kcal Corned beef
Calcium 13mg 8mg Fajita
Iron 0.99mg 1.86mg Corned beef
Magnesium 22mg 12mg Fajita
Phosphorus 277mg 125mg Fajita
Potassium 284mg 145mg Fajita
Sodium 799mg 973mg Fajita
Zinc 1.37mg 4.58mg Corned beef
Copper 0.03mg 0.154mg Corned beef
Manganese 0.066mg 0.022mg Fajita
Selenium 16.7µg 32.8µg Corned beef
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.16mg Fajita
Vitamin D 4IU Corned beef
Vitamin D 0.1µg Corned beef
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.026mg Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.17mg Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.779mg 3.03mg Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.726mg 0.42mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.387mg 0.23mg Fajita
Folate 4µg 6µg Corned beef
Vitamin B12 0.54µg 1.63µg Corned beef
Vitamin K 0.2µg 1.5µg Corned beef
Tryptophan 0.2mg 0.119mg Fajita
Threonine 0.452mg 0.726mg Corned beef
Isoleucine 0.813mg 0.827mg Corned beef
Leucine 1.56mg 1.445mg Fajita
Lysine 1.857mg 1.536mg Fajita
Methionine 0.552mg 0.473mg Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.763mg 0.718mg Fajita
Valine 0.847mg 0.901mg Corned beef
Histidine 0.68mg 0.58mg Fajita
Cholesterol 88mg 98mg Fajita
Saturated Fat 1.596g 6.34g Fajita
Omega-3 - DPA 0.007g 0g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333g 9.22g Corned beef
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089g 0.67g Fajita
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.01g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fajita Corned beef
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
33%
Corned beef
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
45%
Fajita
63%
Corned beef

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Fajita
Fajita contains less Sodium (difference - 174mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (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 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

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. 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.