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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
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains less Sodium -25.9%
Contains more Iron +124.2%
Contains more Zinc +263.5%
Contains more Copper +203.3%
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% 84% 13% 75% 19% 141% 136% 31%
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains less Sodium -25.9%
Contains more Iron +124.2%
Contains more Zinc +263.5%
Contains more Copper +203.3%

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
6
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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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +246.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +250%
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 3% 3% 3% 1% 14% 38% 80% 16% 51% 5% 234% 2%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +246.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +250%

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 Pastrami
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fajita Pastrami Opinion
Net carbs 2.23g 0.36g Fajita
Protein 18.56g 21.8g Pastrami
Fats 5.73g 5.82g Pastrami
Carbs 2.23g 0.36g Fajita
Calories 135kcal 147kcal Pastrami
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.01g Pastrami
Sugar 0g 0.1g Fajita
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 13mg 10mg Fajita
Iron 0.99mg 2.22mg Pastrami
Magnesium 22mg 17mg Fajita
Phosphorus 277mg 175mg Fajita
Potassium 284mg 210mg Fajita
Sodium 799mg 1078mg Fajita
Zinc 1.37mg 4.98mg Pastrami
Copper 0.03mg 0.091mg Pastrami
Vitamin A 0IU 42IU Pastrami
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.12mg Fajita
Vitamin D IU 4IU Pastrami
Vitamin D µg 0.1µg Pastrami
Vitamin C 0mg 0.3mg Pastrami
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.052mg Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.161mg Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.779mg 4.26mg Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.726mg 0.265mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.387mg 0.221mg Fajita
Folate 4µg 6µg Pastrami
Vitamin B12 0.54µg 1.87µg Pastrami
Vitamin K 0.2µg 0.7µg Pastrami
Tryptophan 0.2mg 0.141mg Fajita
Threonine 0.452mg 0.857mg Pastrami
Isoleucine 0.813mg 0.976mg Pastrami
Leucine 1.56mg 1.706mg Pastrami
Lysine 1.857mg 1.812mg Fajita
Methionine 0.552mg 0.558mg Pastrami
Phenylalanine 0.763mg 0.847mg Pastrami
Valine 0.847mg 1.065mg Pastrami
Histidine 0.68mg 0.684mg Pastrami
Cholesterol 88mg 68mg Pastrami
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.596g 2.681g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333g 2.118g Fajita
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089g 0.145g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fajita Pastrami
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
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 food.
Protein
111%
Fajita
131%
Pastrami
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
0%
Pastrami
Fats
26%
Fajita
27%
Pastrami

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Sugar (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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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. 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.