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Lamb and mutton vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Lamb and mutton and Fajita

  • Lamb and mutton has more Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Iron, and Copper, however Fajita is higher in Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus.
  • Lamb and mutton covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 84% more than Fajita.
  • Fajita contains 6 times less Saturated Fat than Lamb and mutton. Lamb and mutton contains 8.83g of Saturated Fat, while Fajita contains 1.596g.

Food varieties used in this article are Lamb, domestic, composite of trimmed retail cuts, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 1/4" fat, choice, cooked 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 Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Iron +89.9%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Zinc +225.5%
Contains more Copper +296.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Potassium - 284
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 71% 17% 81% 28% 10% 122% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Iron +89.9%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Zinc +225.5%
Contains more Copper +296.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Equal in Potassium - 284

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 B2 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.4%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +372.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2200%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +197.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.726
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% 3% 0% 25% 58% 125% 40% 30% 14% 319% 12%
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 B2 +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.4%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +372.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2200%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +197.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.1
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.726

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.
Lamb and mutton Fajita
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lamb and mutton Fajita Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Protein 24.52g 18.56g Lamb and mutton
Fats 20.94g 5.73g Lamb and mutton
Carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Calories 294kcal 135kcal Lamb and mutton
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 13mg Lamb and mutton
Iron 1.88mg 0.99mg Lamb and mutton
Magnesium 23mg 22mg Lamb and mutton
Phosphorus 188mg 277mg Fajita
Potassium 310mg 284mg Lamb and mutton
Sodium 72mg 799mg Lamb and mutton
Zinc 4.46mg 1.37mg Lamb and mutton
Copper 0.119mg 0.03mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.14mg 0.22mg Fajita
Vitamin D 2IU IU Lamb and mutton
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.1mg 0.1mg
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 0.213mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B3 6.66mg 4.779mg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B5 0.66mg 0.726mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.387mg Fajita
Folate 18µg 4µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin B12 2.55µg 0.54µg Lamb and mutton
Vitamin K 4.6µg 0.2µg Lamb and mutton
Tryptophan 0.287mg 0.2mg Lamb and mutton
Threonine 1.05mg 0.452mg Lamb and mutton
Isoleucine 1.183mg 0.813mg Lamb and mutton
Leucine 1.908mg 1.56mg Lamb and mutton
Lysine 2.166mg 1.857mg Lamb and mutton
Methionine 0.629mg 0.552mg Lamb and mutton
Phenylalanine 0.998mg 0.763mg Lamb and mutton
Valine 1.323mg 0.847mg Lamb and mutton
Histidine 0.777mg 0.68mg Lamb and mutton
Cholesterol 97mg 88mg Fajita
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.83g 1.596g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 8.82g 2.333g Lamb and mutton
Polyunsaturated fat 1.51g 1.089g Lamb and mutton

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lamb and mutton 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
Lamb and mutton
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
46
Lamb and mutton
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
147%
Lamb and mutton
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
0%
Lamb and mutton
2%
Fajita
Fats
97%
Lamb and mutton
26%
Fajita

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton contains less Sodium (difference - 727mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lamb and mutton
Lamb and mutton is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.234g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Lamb and mutton - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172480/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.