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Kung Pao chicken vs. Fillet — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Kung Pao chicken and Fillet

  • Kung Pao chicken has less Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Folate, Fiber, and Vitamin E than Fillet.
  • Fillet covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 170% more than Kung Pao chicken.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Restaurant, Chinese, kung pao chicken and Vegetarian fillets.

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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 less Sodium -18%
Contains more Selenium +710%
Contains more Calcium +375%
Contains more Iron +163.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +378.7%
Contains more Potassium +175.2%
Contains more Zinc +89.2%
Contains more Copper +1167.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 29% 18% 41% 20% 53% 21% 25% 34% 45%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 29% 75% 17% 193% 53% 64% 39% 309% 0% 6%
Contains less Sodium -18%
Contains more Selenium +710%
Contains more Calcium +375%
Contains more Iron +163.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +378.7%
Contains more Potassium +175.2%
Contains more Zinc +89.2%
Contains more Copper +1167.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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.
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Fillet
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +238.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3337.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1536.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +335.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +517.3%
Contains more Folate +537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3718.2%
Contains more Choline +119.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 78% 21% 0% 24% 8% 13% 52% 30% 57% 12% 14% 21% 34%
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% 69% 0% 0% 275% 208% 225% 0% 347% 77% 526% 45% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +238.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3337.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1536.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +335.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +517.3%
Contains more Folate +537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +3718.2%
Contains more Choline +119.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +66.2%
Contains more Protein +135.7%
Contains more Fats +157.9%
Contains more Carbs +31%
Contains more Other +210.6%
10% 7% 7% 75%
Protein: 9.76 g
Fats: 6.98 g
Carbs: 6.87 g
Water: 74.78 g
Other: 1.61 g
23% 18% 9% 45% 5%
Protein: 23 g
Fats: 18 g
Carbs: 9 g
Water: 45 g
Other: 5 g
Contains more Water +66.2%
Contains more Protein +135.7%
Contains more Fats +157.9%
Contains more Carbs +31%
Contains more Other +210.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +101.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +209%
21% 33% 46%
Saturated Fat: 1.352 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.173 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.02 g
17% 26% 56%
Saturated Fat: 2.849 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.376 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 9.332 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +101.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +209%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Kung Pao chicken Fillet
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kung Pao chicken Fillet Opinion
Net carbs 5.37g 2.9g Kung Pao chicken
Protein 9.76g 23g Fillet
Fats 6.98g 18g Fillet
Carbs 6.87g 9g Fillet
Calories 129kcal 290kcal Fillet
Starch 2.53g Kung Pao chicken
Fructose 0.54g Kung Pao chicken
Sugar 3.03g 0.8g Fillet
Fiber 1.5g 6.1g Fillet
Calcium 20mg 95mg Fillet
Iron 0.76mg 2mg Fillet
Magnesium 24mg 23mg Kung Pao chicken
Phosphorus 94mg 450mg Fillet
Potassium 218mg 600mg Fillet
Sodium 402mg 490mg Kung Pao chicken
Zinc 0.74mg 1.4mg Fillet
Copper 0.073mg 0.925mg Fillet
Manganese 0.256mg Kung Pao chicken
Selenium 8.1µg 1µg Kung Pao chicken
Vitamin A 1299IU 0IU Kung Pao chicken
Vitamin A RAE 65µg 0µg Kung Pao chicken
Vitamin E 1.02mg 3.45mg Fillet
Vitamin C 7.1mg 0mg Kung Pao chicken
Vitamin B1 0.032mg 1.1mg Fillet
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.9mg Fillet
Vitamin B3 2.757mg 12mg Fillet
Vitamin B5 0.5mg Kung Pao chicken
Vitamin B6 0.243mg 1.5mg Fillet
Folate 16µg 102µg Fillet
Vitamin B12 0.11µg 4.2µg Fillet
Choline 37.4mg 82mg Fillet
Vitamin K 13.6µg 0µg Kung Pao chicken
Tryptophan 0.118mg Kung Pao chicken
Threonine 0.407mg Kung Pao chicken
Isoleucine 0.431mg Kung Pao chicken
Leucine 0.775mg Kung Pao chicken
Lysine 0.449mg Kung Pao chicken
Methionine 0.24mg Kung Pao chicken
Phenylalanine 0.402mg Kung Pao chicken
Valine 0.47mg Kung Pao chicken
Histidine 0.265mg Kung Pao chicken
Cholesterol 26mg 0mg Fillet
Trans Fat 0.034g 0g Fillet
Saturated Fat 1.352g 2.849g Kung Pao chicken
Omega-3 - DHA 0.003g 0g Kung Pao chicken
Omega-3 - EPA 0.003g 0g Kung Pao chicken
Omega-3 - DPA 0.004g 0g Kung Pao chicken
Monounsaturated Fat 2.173g 4.376g Fillet
Polyunsaturated fat 3.02g 9.332g Fillet
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.005g Kung Pao chicken
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 2.688g Kung Pao chicken
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.002g Kung Pao chicken
Omega-3 - ALA 0.244g Kung Pao chicken
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.005g Kung Pao chicken

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Kung Pao chicken Fillet
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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
28%
Kung Pao chicken
136%
Fillet
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Kung Pao chicken
78%
Fillet

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Kung Pao chicken
Kung Pao chicken contains less Sodium (difference - 88mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kung Pao chicken
Kung Pao chicken is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.497g)
Which food is cheaper?
Kung Pao chicken
Kung Pao chicken is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fillet
Fillet is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.23g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fillet
Fillet is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fillet
Fillet is lower in glycemic index (difference - 55)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fillet
Fillet is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fillet
Fillet is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Kung Pao chicken - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167676/nutrients
  2. Fillet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169068/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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