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Fajita vs Short ribs - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Fajita and Short ribs

  • Fajita has more Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5, while Short ribs has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and Copper.
  • Short ribs' daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 87% higher.
  • Short ribs contain 16 times less Sodium than Fajita. Fajita contains 799mg of Sodium, while Short ribs contain 50mg.

The food types used in this comparison are USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen and Beef, rib, shortribs, separable lean and fat, choice, cooked, braised.

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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 Potassium +26.8%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +71%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Copper +230%
Contains more Zinc +256.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 4% 26% 16% 10% 38% 119% 105%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 87% 4% 20% 11% 33% 134% 70% 7%
Contains more Potassium +26.8%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +71%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Copper +230%
Contains more Zinc +256.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.7%
Equal in Calcium - 12

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 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +188.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +385.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%
Contains more Folate +25%
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% 6% 21% 13% 35% 46% 16% 51% 328% 6% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +188.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +385.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%
Contains more Folate +25%

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
Short ribs
Mineral Summary Score
44
Fajita
45
Short ribs

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
129%
Short ribs
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
0%
Short ribs
Fats
26%
Fajita
194%
Short ribs

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

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Fajita Short ribs
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Short ribs
Short ribs contains less Sodium (difference - 749mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Short ribs
Short ribs is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.204g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fajita Short ribs Opinion
Calories 135 471 Short ribs
Protein 18.56 21.57 Short ribs
Fats 5.73 41.98 Short ribs
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2.23 0 Fajita
Cholesterol 88 94 Fajita
Vitamin D 27 Short ribs
Iron 0.99 2.31 Short ribs
Calcium 13 12 Fajita
Potassium 284 224 Fajita
Magnesium 22 15 Fajita
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.099 Short ribs
Zinc 1.37 4.88 Short ribs
Starch
Phosphorus 277 162 Fajita
Sodium 799 50 Short ribs
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 0.29 Short ribs
Vitamin D 0.7 Short ribs
Vitamin B1 0.1 0.05 Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.15 Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.779 2.452 Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.726 0.252 Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.387 0.22 Fajita
Vitamin B12 0.54 2.62 Short ribs
Vitamin K 0.2 2.4 Short ribs
Folate 4 5 Short ribs
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.596 17.8 Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333 18.88 Short ribs
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089 1.53 Short ribs
Tryptophan 0.2 0.142 Fajita
Threonine 0.452 0.862 Short ribs
Isoleucine 0.813 0.981 Short ribs
Leucine 1.56 1.716 Short ribs
Lysine 1.857 1.823 Fajita
Methionine 0.552 0.562 Short ribs
Phenylalanine 0.763 0.852 Short ribs
Valine 0.847 1.07 Short ribs
Histidine 0.68 0.688 Short ribs
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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. Short ribs - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168613/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.