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Meat vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Meat and Fajita

  • Fajita contains less Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Zinc, Copper, and Vitamin B5 than Meat.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Meat is 71% higher.
  • Fajita has 4 times less Copper than Meat. Meat has 0.111mg of Copper, while Fajita has 0.03mg.
  • Meat is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Pork, fresh, loin, tenderloin, separable lean only, 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
Meat
6
:
2
Fajita
Contains more Iron +16.2%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Potassium +48.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +76.6%
Contains more Copper +270%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 277
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 44% 21% 115% 38% 8% 66% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Contains more Iron +16.2%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Potassium +48.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Zinc +76.6%
Contains more Copper +270%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 277

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
Meat
7
:
3
Fajita
Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91%
Contains more Vitamin E +175%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.54
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 6% 0% 238% 90% 140% 61% 171% 0% 72% 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 B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91%
Contains more Vitamin E +175%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.54

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Meat Fajita Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Protein 26.17g 18.56g Meat
Fats 3.51g 5.73g Fajita
Carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Calories 143kcal 135kcal Meat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 6mg 13mg Fajita
Iron 1.15mg 0.99mg Meat
Magnesium 29mg 22mg Meat
Phosphorus 267mg 277mg Fajita
Potassium 421mg 284mg Meat
Sodium 57mg 799mg Meat
Zinc 2.42mg 1.37mg Meat
Copper 0.111mg 0.03mg Meat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.22mg Fajita
Vitamin D 10IU IU Meat
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Meat
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.95mg 0.1mg Meat
Vitamin B2 0.387mg 0.213mg Meat
Vitamin B3 7.432mg 4.779mg Meat
Vitamin B5 1.012mg 0.726mg Meat
Vitamin B6 0.739mg 0.387mg Meat
Folate 0µg 4µg Fajita
Vitamin B12 0.57µg 0.54µg Meat
Vitamin K 0µg 0.2µg Fajita
Tryptophan 0.275mg 0.2mg Meat
Threonine 1.175mg 0.452mg Meat
Isoleucine 1.288mg 0.813mg Meat
Leucine 2.229mg 1.56mg Meat
Lysine 2.427mg 1.857mg Meat
Methionine 0.721mg 0.552mg Meat
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 0.763mg Meat
Valine 1.367mg 0.847mg Meat
Histidine 1.13mg 0.68mg Meat
Cholesterol 73mg 88mg Meat
Trans Fat 0.033g g Fajita
Saturated Fat 1.198g 1.596g Meat
Monounsaturated Fat 1.334g 2.333g Fajita
Polyunsaturated fat 0.506g 1.089g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
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
65
Meat
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
41
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
157%
Meat
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
0%
Meat
2%
Fajita
Fats
16%
Meat
26%
Fajita

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Meat
Meat contains less Sodium (difference - 742mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Meat
Meat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Meat
Meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.398g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Meat
Meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Meat
Meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168250/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.