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Fajita vs Horse meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Fajita and Horse meat

  • Fajita has more Vitamin B2, and Selenium, however Horse meat has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Zinc, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Horse meat is 109% higher.
  • Horse meat has 15 times less Sodium than Fajita. Fajita has 799mg of Sodium, while Horse meat has 55mg.

Food types used in this article are USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen and Game meat, horse, cooked, roasted.

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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 Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.1%
Contains more Iron +408.1%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Zinc +178.8%
Contains more Copper +470%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 189% 18% 106% 34% 8% 105% 57%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.1%
Contains more Iron +408.1%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Zinc +178.8%
Contains more Copper +470%

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
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +485.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.84
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% 0% 0% 7% 25% 28% 91% 0% 77% 0% 396% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +485.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.84

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 Horse meat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fajita Horse meat Opinion
Net carbs 2.23g 0g Fajita
Protein 18.56g 28.14g Horse meat
Fats 5.73g 6.05g Horse meat
Carbs 2.23g 0g Fajita
Calories 135kcal 175kcal Horse meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Horse meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 13mg 8mg Fajita
Iron 0.99mg 5.03mg Horse meat
Magnesium 22mg 25mg Horse meat
Phosphorus 277mg 247mg Fajita
Potassium 284mg 379mg Horse meat
Sodium 799mg 55mg Horse meat
Zinc 1.37mg 3.82mg Horse meat
Copper 0.03mg 0.171mg Horse meat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Fajita
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 2mg Horse meat
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.1mg
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.12mg Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.779mg 4.84mg Horse meat
Vitamin B5 0.726mg mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.387mg 0.33mg Fajita
Folate 4µg µg Fajita
Vitamin B12 0.54µg 3.16µg Horse meat
Vitamin K 0.2µg µg Fajita
Tryptophan 0.2mg 0.349mg Horse meat
Threonine 0.452mg 1.262mg Horse meat
Isoleucine 0.813mg 1.334mg Horse meat
Leucine 1.56mg 2.232mg Horse meat
Lysine 1.857mg 2.398mg Horse meat
Methionine 0.552mg 0.623mg Horse meat
Phenylalanine 0.763mg 1.157mg Horse meat
Valine 0.847mg 1.458mg Horse meat
Histidine 0.68mg 1.081mg Horse meat
Cholesterol 88mg 68mg Horse meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.596g 1.9g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333g 2.12g Fajita
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089g 0.85g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fajita Horse meat
Low Fats diet ok
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
52
Horse meat
Mineral Summary Score
44
Fajita
65
Horse meat

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
169%
Horse meat
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
0%
Horse meat
Fats
26%
Fajita
28%
Horse meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 744mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.304g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Horse meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175087/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.