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Fajita vs Pork jowl - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Fajita and Pork jowl different?

  • Fajita is richer in Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Iron, while Pork jowl is higher in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B12.
  • Pork jowl covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 118% more than Fajita.
  • Fajita contains 32 times more Sodium than Pork jowl. Fajita contains 799mg of Sodium, while Pork jowl contains 25mg.

USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw 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 +225%
Contains more Iron +135.7%
Contains more Magnesium +633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +222.1%
Contains more Potassium +91.9%
Contains more Zinc +63.1%
Contains less Sodium -96.9%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Iron +135.7%
Contains more Magnesium +633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +222.1%
Contains more Potassium +91.9%
Contains more Zinc +63.1%
Contains less Sodium -96.9%
Contains more Copper +33.3%

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +190.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +330%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +51.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.535
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 1% 6% 0% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 1% 103% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +190.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +330%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +51.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.535

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fajita Pork jowl Opinion
Net carbs 2.23g 0g Fajita
Protein 18.56g 6.38g Fajita
Fats 5.73g 69.61g Pork jowl
Carbs 2.23g 0g Fajita
Calories 135kcal 655kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 13mg 4mg Fajita
Iron 0.99mg 0.42mg Fajita
Magnesium 22mg 3mg Fajita
Phosphorus 277mg 86mg Fajita
Potassium 284mg 148mg Fajita
Sodium 799mg 25mg Pork jowl
Zinc 1.37mg 0.84mg Fajita
Copper 0.03mg 0.04mg Pork jowl
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.29mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.386mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.236mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B3 4.779mg 4.535mg Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.726mg 0.25mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.387mg 0.09mg Fajita
Folate 4µg 1µg Fajita
Vitamin B12 0.54µg 0.82µg Pork jowl
Vitamin K 0.2µg µg Fajita
Tryptophan 0.2mg 0.021mg Fajita
Threonine 0.452mg 0.21mg Fajita
Isoleucine 0.813mg 0.168mg Fajita
Leucine 1.56mg 0.446mg Fajita
Lysine 1.857mg 0.528mg Fajita
Methionine 0.552mg 0.095mg Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.763mg 0.239mg Fajita
Valine 0.847mg 0.305mg Fajita
Histidine 0.68mg 0.072mg Fajita
Cholesterol 88mg 90mg Fajita
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.596g 25.26g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333g 32.89g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089g 8.11g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fajita Pork jowl
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
32
Pork jowl
Mineral Summary Score
44
Fajita
14
Pork jowl

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
38%
Pork jowl
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
0%
Pork jowl
Fats
26%
Fajita
321%
Pork jowl

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 774mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 23.664g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fajita
Fajita is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Pork jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/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.