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Fajita vs Mortadella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Fajita and Mortadella

  • Fajita has more Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3, while Mortadella has more Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Zinc.
  • Mortadella covers your daily need of Vitamin B2 11753% more than Fajita.
  • Fajita contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Mortadella. While Fajita contains 0.387mg of Vitamin B6, Mortadella contains only 0.13mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Mortadella is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen and Mortadella, beef, pork.

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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
4
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Contains more Potassium +74.2%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +185.6%
Contains less Sodium -35.9%
Contains more Iron +41.4%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 4% 26% 16% 10% 38% 119% 105%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 6% 15% 8% 20% 58% 42% 163%
Contains more Potassium +74.2%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +185.6%
Contains less Sodium -35.9%
Contains more Iron +41.4%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Zinc +53.3%

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
4
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +197.7%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71731%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +174.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
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% 5% 30% 30% 35308% 51% 27% 30% 185% 4% 3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +197.7%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +71731%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +174.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22

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
2972
Mortadella
Mineral Summary Score
44
Fajita
45
Mortadella

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
98%
Mortadella
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
3%
Mortadella
Fats
26%
Fajita
117%
Mortadella

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

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Fajita Mortadella
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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?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mortadella
Mortadella is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fajita
Fajita contains less Sodium (difference - 447mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.914g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fajita Mortadella Opinion
Calories 135 311 Mortadella
Protein 18.56 16.37 Fajita
Fats 5.73 25.39 Mortadella
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2.23 3.05 Mortadella
Cholesterol 88 56 Mortadella
Vitamin D 41 Mortadella
Iron 0.99 1.4 Mortadella
Calcium 13 18 Mortadella
Potassium 284 163 Fajita
Magnesium 22 11 Fajita
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.06 Mortadella
Zinc 1.37 2.1 Mortadella
Starch
Phosphorus 277 97 Fajita
Sodium 799 1246 Fajita
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 0.22
Vitamin D 1 Mortadella
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.119 Mortadella
Vitamin B2 0.213 153 Mortadella
Vitamin B3 4.779 2.673 Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.726 0.44 Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.387 0.13 Fajita
Vitamin B12 0.54 1.48 Mortadella
Vitamin K 0.2 1.6 Mortadella
Folate 4 3 Fajita
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.596 9.51 Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333 11.38 Mortadella
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089 3.12 Mortadella
Tryptophan 0.2 0.152 Fajita
Threonine 0.452 0.633 Mortadella
Isoleucine 0.813 0.708 Fajita
Leucine 1.56 1.213 Fajita
Lysine 1.857 1.262 Fajita
Methionine 0.552 0.394 Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.763 0.598 Fajita
Valine 0.847 0.735 Fajita
Histidine 0.68 0.52 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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Mortadella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174573/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.