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Fajita vs Veal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Fajita and Veal?

  • Fajita is richer in Phosphorus, and Selenium, yet Veal is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Copper.
  • Fajita's daily need coverage for Sodium is 31% higher.
  • Veal contains less Sodium.

We used USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen and Veal, ground, cooked, broiled 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
Fajita
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6
Veal
Contains more Phosphorus +27.6%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +18.7%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%
Contains more Zinc +182.5%
Contains more Copper +243.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.99
Equal in Magnesium - 24
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.6%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +18.7%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%
Contains more Zinc +182.5%
Contains more Copper +243.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.99
Equal in Magnesium - 24

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
2
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8
Veal
Contains more Vitamin E +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.8%
Contains more Folate +175%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +135.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.39
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% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.8%
Contains more Folate +175%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +135.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.39

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fajita Veal Opinion
Net carbs 2.23g 0g Fajita
Protein 18.56g 24.38g Veal
Fats 5.73g 7.56g Veal
Carbs 2.23g 0g Fajita
Calories 135kcal 172kcal Veal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 13mg 17mg Veal
Iron 0.99mg 0.99mg
Magnesium 22mg 24mg Veal
Phosphorus 277mg 217mg Fajita
Potassium 284mg 337mg Veal
Sodium 799mg 83mg Veal
Zinc 1.37mg 3.87mg Veal
Copper 0.03mg 0.103mg Veal
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.15mg Fajita
Vitamin D IU 0IU Veal
Vitamin D µg 0µg Veal
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.07mg Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.27mg Veal
Vitamin B3 4.779mg 8.03mg Veal
Vitamin B5 0.726mg 1.16mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.387mg 0.39mg Veal
Folate 4µg 11µg Veal
Vitamin B12 0.54µg 1.27µg Veal
Vitamin K 0.2µg 1.2µg Veal
Tryptophan 0.2mg 0.247mg Veal
Threonine 0.452mg 1.065mg Veal
Isoleucine 0.813mg 1.201mg Veal
Leucine 1.56mg 1.94mg Veal
Lysine 1.857mg 2.009mg Veal
Methionine 0.552mg 0.569mg Veal
Phenylalanine 0.763mg 0.984mg Veal
Valine 0.847mg 1.347mg Veal
Histidine 0.68mg 0.885mg Veal
Cholesterol 88mg 103mg Fajita
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.596g 3.04g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.333g 2.84g Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 1.089g 0.55g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fajita Veal
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
47
Veal
Mineral Summary Score
44
Fajita
42
Veal

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
146%
Veal
Carbohydrates
2%
Fajita
0%
Veal
Fats
26%
Fajita
35%
Veal

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Veal
Veal contains less Sodium (difference - 716mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Veal
Veal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.444g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.