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Fajita vs Salami - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Fajita and Salami

  • Fajita has more Phosphorus, however Salami has more Vitamin B12, Manganese, Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Vitamin B2.
  • Salami's daily need coverage for Sodium is 41% more.
  • Fajita is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen and Salami, cooked, beef and pork.

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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
3
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5
Salami
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains less Sodium -54.1%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Iron +57.6%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains more Zinc +113.9%
Contains more Copper +1090%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains less Sodium -54.1%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Iron +57.6%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains more Zinc +113.9%
Contains more Copper +1090%

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
:
8
Salami
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +267%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +181.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
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% 5% 30% 0% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 3% 191% 8%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +267%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +181.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fajita Salami Opinion
Net carbs 2.23g 2.4g Salami
Protein 18.56g 21.85g Salami
Fats 5.73g 25.9g Salami
Carbs 2.23g 2.4g Salami
Calories 135kcal 336kcal Salami
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Salami
Sugar 0g 0.96g Fajita
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 13mg 15mg Salami
Iron 0.99mg 1.56mg Salami
Magnesium 22mg 19mg Fajita
Phosphorus 277mg 191mg Fajita
Potassium 284mg 316mg Salami
Sodium 799mg 1740mg Fajita
Zinc 1.37mg 2.93mg Salami
Copper 0.03mg 0.357mg Salami
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.22mg
Vitamin D IU 41IU Salami
Vitamin D µg 1µg Salami
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.367mg Salami
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.357mg Salami
Vitamin B3 4.779mg 6.053mg Salami
Vitamin B5 0.726mg 1.201mg Salami
Vitamin B6 0.387mg 0.459mg Salami
Folate 4µg 3µg Fajita
Vitamin B12 0.54µg 1.52µg Salami
Vitamin K 0.2µg 3.2µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.2mg 0.114mg Fajita
Threonine 0.452mg 0.521mg Salami
Isoleucine 0.813mg 0.675mg Fajita
Leucine 1.56mg 0.929mg Fajita
Lysine 1.857mg 1.107mg Fajita
Methionine 0.552mg 0.301mg Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.763mg 0.481mg Fajita
Valine 0.847mg 0.668mg Fajita
Histidine 0.68mg 0.359mg Fajita
Cholesterol 88mg 89mg Fajita
Trans Fat g 0.586g Fajita
Saturated Fat 1.596g 9.316g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333g 11.127g Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089g 2.529g Salami

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fajita Salami
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
58
Salami
Mineral Summary Score
44
Fajita
77
Salami

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%
Salami
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
2%
Salami
Fats
26%
Fajita
120%
Salami

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Salami
Salami is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fajita
Fajita contains less Sodium (difference - 941mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.72g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $2.7)

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. Salami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172936/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.