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Fajita vs Pot roast - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Fajita and Pot roast?

  • Fajita is richer in Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6, yet Pot roast is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, and Choline.
  • Pot roast's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 66% higher.
  • Fajita has 17 times more Sodium than Pot roast. Fajita has 799mg of Sodium, while Pot roast has 47mg.

We used USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen and Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised types in this comparison.

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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 Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.2%
Contains more Iron +144.4%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Copper +230%
Contains more Zinc +386.1%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 4% 26% 16% 10% 38% 119% 105%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 91% 5% 21% 14% 33% 182% 75% 7%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.2%
Contains more Iron +144.4%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Copper +230%
Contains more Zinc +386.1%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%

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 B1 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +294.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +800%
Contains more Folate +125%
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% 11% 6% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 267% 5% 7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +294.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +800%
Contains more Folate +125%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fajita Pot roast Opinion
Calories 135kcal 297kcal Pot roast
Protein 18.56g 28.94g Pot roast
Fats 5.73g 19.17g Pot roast
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 2.23g 0g Fajita
Carbs 2.23g 0g Fajita
Cholesterol 88mg 116mg Fajita
Vitamin D IU 8IU Pot roast
Iron 0.99mg 2.42mg Pot roast
Calcium 13mg 16mg Pot roast
Potassium 284mg 231mg Fajita
Magnesium 22mg 19mg Fajita
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.03mg 0.099mg Pot roast
Zinc 1.37mg 6.66mg Pot roast
Starch g g
Phosphorus 277mg 174mg Fajita
Sodium 799mg 47mg Pot roast
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.51mg Pot roast
Vitamin D µg 0.2µg Pot roast
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.059mg Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.171mg Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.779mg 4.105mg Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.726mg 0.571mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.387mg 0.283mg Fajita
Vitamin B12 0.54µg 2.13µg Pot roast
Vitamin K 0.2µg 1.8µg Pot roast
Folate 4µg 9µg Pot roast
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.596g 7.548g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333g 8.175g Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089g 0.708g Fajita
Tryptophan 0.2mg 0.19mg Fajita
Threonine 0.452mg 1.156mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 0.813mg 1.317mg Pot roast
Leucine 1.56mg 2.302mg Pot roast
Lysine 1.857mg 2.446mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.552mg 0.754mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 0.763mg 1.143mg Pot roast
Valine 0.847mg 1.436mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.68mg 0.924mg Pot roast
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fajita Pot roast
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
44
Pot roast
Mineral Summary Score
44
Fajita
53
Pot roast

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
174%
Pot roast
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
0%
Pot roast
Fats
26%
Fajita
88%
Pot roast

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 752mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.952g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.