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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
Contains more Iron +25.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 47% 0% 0% 0% 157% 0% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
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 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% 50% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 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 +∞%

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.
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 Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kielbasa Fajita Opinion
Net carbs 3.9g 2.23g Kielbasa
Protein 13.1g 18.56g Fajita
Fats 17.6g 5.73g Kielbasa
Carbs 3.9g 2.23g Kielbasa
Calories 226kcal 135kcal Kielbasa
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium mg 13mg Fajita
Iron 1.24mg 0.99mg Kielbasa
Magnesium mg 22mg Fajita
Phosphorus mg 277mg Fajita
Potassium mg 284mg Fajita
Sodium 1200mg 799mg Fajita
Zinc mg 1.37mg Fajita
Copper mg 0.03mg Fajita
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Fajita
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 14.8mg 0mg Kielbasa
Vitamin B1 mg 0.1mg Fajita
Vitamin B2 mg 0.213mg Fajita
Vitamin B3 mg 4.779mg Fajita
Vitamin B5 mg 0.726mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 mg 0.387mg Fajita
Folate µg 4µg Fajita
Vitamin B12 µg 0.54µg Fajita
Vitamin K µg 0.2µg Fajita
Tryptophan mg 0.2mg Fajita
Threonine mg 0.452mg Fajita
Isoleucine mg 0.813mg Fajita
Leucine mg 1.56mg Fajita
Lysine mg 1.857mg Fajita
Methionine mg 0.552mg Fajita
Phenylalanine mg 0.763mg Fajita
Valine mg 0.847mg Fajita
Histidine mg 0.68mg Fajita
Cholesterol 70mg 88mg Kielbasa
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.23g 1.596g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 8.27g 2.333g Kielbasa
Polyunsaturated fat 2.33g 1.089g Kielbasa

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Kielbasa 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
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 food.
Protein
79%
Kielbasa
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
4%
Kielbasa
2%
Fajita
Fats
81%
Kielbasa
26%
Fajita

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 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. 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.