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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
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +75.3%
Contains less Sodium -49.5%
Contains more Calcium +46.2%
Contains more Iron +34.3%
Contains more Zinc +78.1%
Contains more Copper +203.3%
Equal in Potassium - 274
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 50% 13% 68% 25% 207% 67% 31%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +75.3%
Contains less Sodium -49.5%
Contains more Calcium +46.2%
Contains more Iron +34.3%
Contains more Zinc +78.1%
Contains more Copper +203.3%
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
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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 Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +140.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2800%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.987
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.362
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% 21% 39% 0% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 4% 163% 15%
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 Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +140.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2800%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.987
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.362

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fajita Pepperoni
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
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 food.
Protein
111%
Fajita
116%
Pepperoni
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
1%
Pepperoni
Fats
26%
Fajita
214%
Pepperoni

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 contains less Sodium?
Fajita
Fajita contains less Sodium (difference - 783mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. 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.