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Fajita vs. Turkey sausage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Fajita and Turkey sausage

  • Fajita has more Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3, however, Turkey sausage has more Zinc, Vitamin B12, and Copper.
  • Fajita's daily need coverage for Selenium is 30% more.
  • Fajita has 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Turkey sausage. Fajita has 0.387mg of Vitamin B6, while Turkey sausage has 0.208mg.
  • Turkey sausage is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen and Sausage, turkey, breakfast links, mild.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.7%
Contains more Potassium +24%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Calcium +146.2%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +117.5%
Contains more Copper +270%
Equal in Iron - 1.07
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10% 9% 92%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 41% 12% 67% 21% 84% 82% 37% 0% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.7%
Contains more Potassium +24%
Contains more Selenium +∞%
Contains more Calcium +146.2%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +117.5%
Contains more Copper +270%
Equal in Iron - 1.07

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.1%
Contains more Choline +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Equal in Folate - 4
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 0% 25% 50% 90% 44% 90% 3% 68% 37% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4% 12% 2% 14% 39% 70% 0% 48% 3% 99% 19% 4%
Contains more Vitamin E +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.1%
Contains more Choline +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Equal in Folate - 4

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +20.4%
Contains more Carbs +42.9%
Contains more Water +11.9%
Contains more Other +59.1%
Contains more Fats +215.7%
19% 6% 2% 71% 3%
Protein: 18.56 g
Fats: 5.73 g
Carbs: 2.23 g
Water: 70.6 g
Other: 2.88 g
15% 18% 63% 2%
Protein: 15.42 g
Fats: 18.09 g
Carbs: 1.56 g
Water: 63.12 g
Other: 1.81 g
Contains more Protein +20.4%
Contains more Carbs +42.9%
Contains more Water +11.9%
Contains more Other +59.1%
Contains more Fats +215.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +121.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +327.6%
32% 46% 22%
Saturated Fat: 1.596 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.333 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.089 g
28% 38% 34%
Saturated Fat: 3.839 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.158 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.657 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +121.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +327.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Fajita Turkey sausage
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 Turkey sausage Opinion
Net carbs 2.23g 1.56g Fajita
Protein 18.56g 15.42g Fajita
Fats 5.73g 18.09g Turkey sausage
Carbs 2.23g 1.56g Fajita
Calories 135kcal 235kcal Turkey sausage
Calcium 13mg 32mg Turkey sausage
Iron 0.99mg 1.07mg Turkey sausage
Magnesium 22mg 16mg Fajita
Phosphorus 277mg 155mg Fajita
Potassium 284mg 229mg Fajita
Sodium 799mg 639mg Turkey sausage
Zinc 1.37mg 2.98mg Turkey sausage
Copper 0.03mg 0.111mg Turkey sausage
Manganese 0.066mg Fajita
Selenium 16.7µg 0µg Fajita
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.19mg Fajita
Vitamin D 17IU Turkey sausage
Vitamin D 0.4µg Turkey sausage
Vitamin C 0mg 0.5mg Turkey sausage
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.054mg Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.165mg Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.779mg 3.692mg Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.726mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.387mg 0.208mg Fajita
Folate 4µg 4µg
Vitamin B12 0.54µg 0.79µg Turkey sausage
Choline 67.8mg 33.9mg Fajita
Vitamin K 0.2µg 1.6µg Turkey sausage
Tryptophan 0.2mg 0.175mg Fajita
Threonine 0.452mg 0.686mg Turkey sausage
Isoleucine 0.813mg 0.802mg Fajita
Leucine 1.56mg 1.229mg Fajita
Lysine 1.857mg 1.453mg Fajita
Methionine 0.552mg 0.447mg Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.763mg 0.612mg Fajita
Valine 0.847mg 0.819mg Fajita
Histidine 0.68mg 0.481mg Fajita
Cholesterol 88mg 160mg Fajita
Saturated Fat 1.596g 3.839g Fajita
Omega-3 - DPA 0.007g 0g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333g 5.158g Turkey sausage
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089g 4.657g Turkey sausage
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.01g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fajita Turkey sausage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
31%
Fajita
24%
Turkey sausage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
45%
Fajita
35%
Turkey sausage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey sausage
Turkey sausage contains less Sodium (difference - 160mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey sausage
Turkey sausage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 72mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.243g)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Turkey sausage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174600/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.