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Fajita vs Ostrich - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Fajita and Ostrich different?

  • Ostrich has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, Iron, Vitamin B3, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B1 than Fajita.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Ostrich is 238% higher.
  • Fajita contains 10 times more Sodium than Ostrich. While Fajita contains 799mg of Sodium, Ostrich contains only 80mg.

USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen and Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked are the varieties used in this article.

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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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Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains more Iron +181.8%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +254%
Contains more Copper +406.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 251
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 105% 18% 108% 32% 11% 133% 51%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains more Iron +181.8%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +254%
Contains more Copper +406.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 251

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
1
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.8%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1057.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.23
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% 5% 0% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 12% 782% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.8%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1057.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.23

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fajita Ostrich Opinion
Net carbs 2.23g 0g Fajita
Protein 18.56g 28.49g Ostrich
Fats 5.73g 2.57g Fajita
Carbs 2.23g 0g Fajita
Calories 135kcal 145kcal Ostrich
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 13mg 6mg Fajita
Iron 0.99mg 2.79mg Ostrich
Magnesium 22mg 25mg Ostrich
Phosphorus 277mg 251mg Fajita
Potassium 284mg 362mg Ostrich
Sodium 799mg 80mg Ostrich
Zinc 1.37mg 4.85mg Ostrich
Copper 0.03mg 0.152mg Ostrich
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.23mg Ostrich
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.232mg Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.292mg Ostrich
Vitamin B3 4.779mg 7.143mg Ostrich
Vitamin B5 0.726mg 1.318mg Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.387mg 0.545mg Ostrich
Folate 4µg 15µg Ostrich
Vitamin B12 0.54µg 6.25µg Ostrich
Vitamin K 0.2µg µg Fajita
Tryptophan 0.2mg 0.254mg Ostrich
Threonine 0.452mg 1.25mg Ostrich
Isoleucine 0.813mg 1.354mg Ostrich
Leucine 1.56mg 2.315mg Ostrich
Lysine 1.857mg 2.516mg Ostrich
Methionine 0.552mg 0.796mg Ostrich
Phenylalanine 0.763mg 1.176mg Ostrich
Valine 0.847mg 1.407mg Ostrich
Histidine 0.68mg 0.716mg Ostrich
Cholesterol 88mg 85mg Ostrich
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.596g 1g Ostrich
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333g 0.97g Fajita
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089g 0.44g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fajita Ostrich
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
105
Ostrich
Mineral Summary Score
44
Fajita
57
Ostrich

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
171%
Ostrich
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
0%
Ostrich
Fats
26%
Fajita
12%
Ostrich

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ostrich
Ostrich contains less Sodium (difference - 719mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.596g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ostrich
Ostrich is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Ostrich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174488/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.