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Fajita vs Meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Fajita and Meat

  • Fajita contains less Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Zinc, Copper, and Vitamin B5 than Meat.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Meat is 71% higher.
  • Meat has 14 times less Sodium than Fajita. Fajita has 799mg of Sodium, while Meat has 57mg.

Food types used in this article are USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen and Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, 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
Fajita
2
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6
Meat
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Iron +16.2%
Contains more Potassium +48.2%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Copper +270%
Contains more Zinc +76.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 267
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 4% 26% 16% 10% 38% 119% 105%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 44% 2% 38% 21% 37% 66% 115% 8%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Iron +16.2%
Contains more Potassium +48.2%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Copper +270%
Contains more Zinc +76.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 267

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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7
Meat
Contains more Vitamin E +175%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.57
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% 2% 6% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 72% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +175%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.57

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
65
Meat
Mineral Summary Score
44
Fajita
41
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
157%
Meat
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
0%
Meat
Fats
26%
Fajita
16%
Meat

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

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Fajita Meat
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?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 742mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.398g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Meat
Meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Meat
Meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fajita Meat Opinion
Calories 135 143 Meat
Protein 18.56 26.17 Meat
Fats 5.73 3.51 Fajita
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2.23 0 Fajita
Cholesterol 88 73 Meat
Vitamin D 10 Meat
Iron 0.99 1.15 Meat
Calcium 13 6 Fajita
Potassium 284 421 Meat
Magnesium 22 29 Meat
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.111 Meat
Zinc 1.37 2.42 Meat
Starch
Phosphorus 277 267 Fajita
Sodium 799 57 Meat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 0.08 Fajita
Vitamin D 0.2 Meat
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.95 Meat
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.387 Meat
Vitamin B3 4.779 7.432 Meat
Vitamin B5 0.726 1.012 Meat
Vitamin B6 0.387 0.739 Meat
Vitamin B12 0.54 0.57 Meat
Vitamin K 0.2 0 Fajita
Folate 4 0 Fajita
Trans Fat 0.033 Fajita
Saturated Fat 1.596 1.198 Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333 1.334 Fajita
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089 0.506 Fajita
Tryptophan 0.2 0.275 Meat
Threonine 0.452 1.175 Meat
Isoleucine 0.813 1.288 Meat
Leucine 1.56 2.229 Meat
Lysine 1.857 2.427 Meat
Methionine 0.552 0.721 Meat
Phenylalanine 0.763 1.1 Meat
Valine 0.847 1.367 Meat
Histidine 0.68 1.13 Meat
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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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.