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Kielbasa vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Kielbasa and Fajita?

  • Kielbasa is higher in Monounsaturated Fat and Polyunsaturated fat, yet Fajita is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Kielbasa's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 23% more.
  • Kielbasa has 4 times more Monounsaturated Fat than Fajita. While Kielbasa has 8.27g of Monounsaturated Fat, Fajita has only 2.333g.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Fajita is lower.

We used Kielbasa, Polish, turkey and beef, smoked and USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen types in this article.

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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
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Fajita
Contains more Iron +25.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 47% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 157%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 4% 26% 16% 10% 38% 119% 105%
Contains more Iron +25.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.4%

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 +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
4
Kielbasa
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
25
Kielbasa
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 the food
Protein
79%
Kielbasa
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
4%
Kielbasa
2%
Fajita
Fats
81%
Kielbasa
26%
Fajita

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Kielbasa Fajita
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Kielbasa Fajita
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kielbasa
Kielbasa is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fajita
Fajita contains less Sodium (difference - 401mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.634g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fajita
Fajita is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fajita
Fajita is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Kielbasa Fajita Opinion
Calories 226 135 Kielbasa
Protein 13.1 18.56 Fajita
Fats 17.6 5.73 Kielbasa
Vitamin C 14.8 0 Kielbasa
Carbs 3.9 2.23 Kielbasa
Cholesterol 70 88 Kielbasa
Vitamin D
Iron 1.24 0.99 Kielbasa
Calcium 13 Fajita
Potassium 284 Fajita
Magnesium 22 Fajita
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 Fajita
Zinc 1.37 Fajita
Starch
Phosphorus 277 Fajita
Sodium 1200 799 Fajita
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.22 Fajita
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.1 Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.213 Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.779 Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.726 Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.387 Fajita
Vitamin B12 0.54 Fajita
Vitamin K 0.2 Fajita
Folate 4 Fajita
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.23 1.596 Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27 2.333 Kielbasa
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33 1.089 Kielbasa
Tryptophan 0.2 Fajita
Threonine 0.452 Fajita
Isoleucine 0.813 Fajita
Leucine 1.56 Fajita
Lysine 1.857 Fajita
Methionine 0.552 Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.763 Fajita
Valine 0.847 Fajita
Histidine 0.68 Fajita
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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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Kielbasa - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174607/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.