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Horse meat vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Horse meat and Fajita

  • Horse meat has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Zinc, and Copper, however Fajita has more Vitamin B2, and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Horse meat is 109% higher.
  • Fajita has 6 times less Copper than Horse meat. Horse meat has 0.171mg of Copper, while Fajita has 0.03mg.
  • Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol.

Food types used in this article are Game meat, horse, cooked, roasted and USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen.

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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 Iron +408.1%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Zinc +178.8%
Contains more Copper +470%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 189% 18% 106% 34% 8% 105% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Contains more Iron +408.1%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Zinc +178.8%
Contains more Copper +470%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.1%

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
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Fajita
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +485.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.779
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 7% 25% 28% 91% 0% 77% 0% 396% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +485.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.779

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.
Horse meat Fajita
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Horse meat Fajita Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Protein 28.14g 18.56g Horse meat
Fats 6.05g 5.73g Horse meat
Carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Calories 175kcal 135kcal Horse meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Horse meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 8mg 13mg Fajita
Iron 5.03mg 0.99mg Horse meat
Magnesium 25mg 22mg Horse meat
Phosphorus 247mg 277mg Fajita
Potassium 379mg 284mg Horse meat
Sodium 55mg 799mg Horse meat
Zinc 3.82mg 1.37mg Horse meat
Copper 0.171mg 0.03mg Horse meat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Fajita
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Horse meat
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.1mg
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.213mg Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.84mg 4.779mg Horse meat
Vitamin B5 mg 0.726mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.33mg 0.387mg Fajita
Folate µg 4µg Fajita
Vitamin B12 3.16µg 0.54µg Horse meat
Vitamin K µg 0.2µg Fajita
Tryptophan 0.349mg 0.2mg Horse meat
Threonine 1.262mg 0.452mg Horse meat
Isoleucine 1.334mg 0.813mg Horse meat
Leucine 2.232mg 1.56mg Horse meat
Lysine 2.398mg 1.857mg Horse meat
Methionine 0.623mg 0.552mg Horse meat
Phenylalanine 1.157mg 0.763mg Horse meat
Valine 1.458mg 0.847mg Horse meat
Histidine 1.081mg 0.68mg Horse meat
Cholesterol 68mg 88mg Horse meat
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 1.9g 1.596g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.12g 2.333g Fajita
Polyunsaturated fat 0.85g 1.089g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Horse meat Fajita
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
52
Horse meat
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
65
Horse meat
44
Fajita

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
169%
Horse meat
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
0%
Horse meat
2%
Fajita
Fats
28%
Horse meat
26%
Fajita

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Horse meat
Horse meat contains less Sodium (difference - 744mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Horse meat
Horse meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.304g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Horse meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175087/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.