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Fajita vs Pastrami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Fajita and Pastrami different?

  • Fajita is richer in Phosphorus, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B5, while Pastrami is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron and Copper.
  • Pastrami covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 55% more than Fajita.
  • Fajita contains 3 times more Vitamin B5 than Pastrami. Fajita contains 0.726mg of Vitamin B5, while Pastrami contains 0.265mg.
  • Pastrami is lower in Cholesterol.

USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen and Beef, cured, pastrami types were 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
5
:
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
Contains less Sodium -25.9%
Contains more Iron +124.2%
Contains more Copper +203.3%
Contains more Zinc +263.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 4% 26% 16% 10% 38% 119% 105%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 3% 19% 13% 31% 136% 75% 141%
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
Contains less Sodium -25.9%
Contains more Iron +124.2%
Contains more Copper +203.3%
Contains more Zinc +263.5%

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +174%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +246.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +250%
Contains more Folate +50%
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 1% 3% 3% 3% 14% 38% 80% 16% 51% 234% 2% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +174%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +246.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +250%
Contains more Folate +50%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
31
Fajita
37
Pastrami
Mineral Summary Score
44
Fajita
62
Pastrami

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 the food
Protein
111%
Fajita
131%
Pastrami
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
0%
Pastrami
Fats
26%
Fajita
27%
Pastrami

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Fajita Pastrami
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fajita Pastrami
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?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fajita
Fajita contains less Sugars (difference - 0.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fajita
Fajita contains less Sodium (difference - 279mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.085g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Fajita Pastrami Opinion
Calories 135 147 Pastrami
Protein 18.56 21.8 Pastrami
Fats 5.73 5.82 Pastrami
Vitamin C 0 0.3 Pastrami
Carbs 2.23 0.36 Fajita
Cholesterol 88 68 Pastrami
Vitamin D 4 Pastrami
Iron 0.99 2.22 Pastrami
Calcium 13 10 Fajita
Potassium 284 210 Fajita
Magnesium 22 17 Fajita
Sugars 0 0.1 Fajita
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.091 Pastrami
Zinc 1.37 4.98 Pastrami
Starch
Phosphorus 277 175 Fajita
Sodium 799 1078 Fajita
Vitamin A 0 42 Pastrami
Vitamin E 0.22 0.12 Fajita
Vitamin D 0.1 Pastrami
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.052 Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.161 Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.779 4.26 Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.726 0.265 Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.387 0.221 Fajita
Vitamin B12 0.54 1.87 Pastrami
Vitamin K 0.2 0.7 Pastrami
Folate 4 6 Pastrami
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.596 2.681 Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333 2.118 Fajita
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089 0.145 Fajita
Tryptophan 0.2 0.141 Fajita
Threonine 0.452 0.857 Pastrami
Isoleucine 0.813 0.976 Pastrami
Leucine 1.56 1.706 Pastrami
Lysine 1.857 1.812 Fajita
Methionine 0.552 0.558 Pastrami
Phenylalanine 0.763 0.847 Pastrami
Valine 0.847 1.065 Pastrami
Histidine 0.68 0.684 Pastrami
Fructose 0.01 Pastrami

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pastrami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170204/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.