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Fajita vs Pepperoni - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Fajita and Pepperoni

  • Fajita has more Phosphorus, however Pepperoni is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Copper and Vitamin E .
  • Pepperoni covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 81% more than Fajita.
  • Pepperoni has 2 times less Phosphorus than Fajita. Fajita has 277mg of Phosphorus, while Pepperoni has 158mg.
  • Fajita contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen and Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced.

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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 Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +75.3%
Contains less Sodium -49.5%
Contains more Iron +34.3%
Contains more Calcium +46.2%
Contains more Copper +203.3%
Contains more Zinc +78.1%
Equal in Potassium - 274
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 4% 26% 16% 10% 38% 119% 105%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 50% 6% 25% 13% 31% 67% 68% 207%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +75.3%
Contains less Sodium -49.5%
Contains more Iron +34.3%
Contains more Calcium +46.2%
Contains more Copper +203.3%
Contains more Zinc +78.1%
Equal in Potassium - 274

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 E +368.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +171%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +140.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2800%
Contains more Folate +25%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.987
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.362
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% 21% 39% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 163% 15% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +368.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +171%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +140.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2800%
Contains more Folate +25%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.987
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.362

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
50
Pepperoni
Mineral Summary Score
44
Fajita
58
Pepperoni

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
116%
Pepperoni
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
1%
Pepperoni
Fats
26%
Fajita
214%
Pepperoni

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 Pepperoni
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fajita Pepperoni
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 glycemic index?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fajita
Fajita contains less Sodium (difference - 783mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.112g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
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.

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 Pepperoni Opinion
Calories 135 504 Pepperoni
Protein 18.56 19.25 Pepperoni
Fats 5.73 46.28 Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2.23 1.18 Fajita
Cholesterol 88 97 Fajita
Vitamin D 52 Pepperoni
Iron 0.99 1.33 Pepperoni
Calcium 13 19 Pepperoni
Potassium 284 274 Fajita
Magnesium 22 18 Fajita
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.091 Pepperoni
Zinc 1.37 2.44 Pepperoni
Starch
Phosphorus 277 158 Fajita
Sodium 799 1582 Fajita
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 1.03 Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.3 Pepperoni
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.271 Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.257 Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 4.779 4.987 Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 0.726 0.93 Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.387 0.362 Fajita
Vitamin B12 0.54 1.3 Pepperoni
Vitamin K 0.2 5.8 Pepperoni
Folate 4 5 Pepperoni
Trans Fat 1.527 Fajita
Saturated Fat 1.596 17.708 Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333 20.77 Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089 4.458 Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.2 0.23 Pepperoni
Threonine 0.452 0.869 Pepperoni
Isoleucine 0.813 0.901 Pepperoni
Leucine 1.56 1.575 Pepperoni
Lysine 1.857 1.652 Fajita
Methionine 0.552 0.511 Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.763 0.778 Pepperoni
Valine 0.847 0.987 Pepperoni
Histidine 0.68 0.688 Pepperoni
Fructose 0 Pepperoni

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. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/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.