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Fajita vs Flank steak - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Fajita and Flank steak

  • Fajita has more Phosphorus, while Flank steak has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Choline.
  • Flank steak's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 45% higher.
  • Flank steak contains 14 times less Sodium than Fajita. Fajita contains 799mg of Sodium, while Flank steak contains 56mg.

The food types used in this comparison are USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen and Beef, flank, steak, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, broiled.

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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
1
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Contains more Phosphorus +31.9%
Contains more Iron +75.8%
Contains more Calcium +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Copper +173.3%
Contains more Zinc +257.7%
Contains less Sodium -93%
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 66% 6% 30% 17% 28% 134% 90% 8%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.9%
Contains more Iron +75.8%
Contains more Calcium +53.8%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Copper +173.3%
Contains more Zinc +257.7%
Contains less Sodium -93%
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 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +201.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Folate +125%
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% 8% 0% 19% 31% 139% 33% 134% 204% 4% 7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +49.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +201.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +600%
Contains more Folate +125%

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
48
Flank steak
Mineral Summary Score
44
Fajita
47
Flank 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
166%
Flank steak
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
0%
Flank steak
Fats
26%
Fajita
38%
Flank steak

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

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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 Cholesterol?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flank steak
Flank steak contains less Sodium (difference - 743mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Flank steak
Flank steak is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Flank steak
Flank steak is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.799g)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fajita Flank steak Opinion
Calories 135 192 Flank steak
Protein 18.56 27.66 Flank steak
Fats 5.73 8.23 Flank steak
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2.23 0 Fajita
Cholesterol 88 79 Flank steak
Vitamin D
Iron 0.99 1.74 Flank steak
Calcium 13 20 Flank steak
Potassium 284 339 Flank steak
Magnesium 22 23 Flank steak
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.082 Flank steak
Zinc 1.37 4.9 Flank steak
Starch
Phosphorus 277 210 Fajita
Sodium 799 56 Flank steak
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 0.38 Flank steak
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.075 Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.133 Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.779 7.363 Flank steak
Vitamin B5 0.726 0.545 Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.387 0.579 Flank steak
Vitamin B12 0.54 1.63 Flank steak
Vitamin K 0.2 1.4 Flank steak
Folate 4 9 Flank steak
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.596 3.395 Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333 3.317 Flank steak
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089 0.322 Fajita
Tryptophan 0.2 0.182 Fajita
Threonine 0.452 1.105 Flank steak
Isoleucine 0.813 1.259 Flank steak
Leucine 1.56 2.201 Flank steak
Lysine 1.857 2.338 Flank steak
Methionine 0.552 0.72 Flank steak
Phenylalanine 0.763 1.093 Flank steak
Valine 0.847 1.372 Flank steak
Histidine 0.68 0.883 Flank steak
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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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Flank steak - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168733/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.