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Ostrich vs. Fajita — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Ostrich and Fajita different?

  • Ostrich has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Zinc, Iron, Vitamin B3, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B1 than Fajita.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Ostrich is 238% higher.
  • Ostrich contains 5 times more Copper than Fajita. While Ostrich contains 0.152mg of Copper, Fajita contains only 0.03mg.
  • Ostrich has less Sodium.

Ostrich, tip trimmed, cooked and USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen are the varieties used 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" charts 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 +181.8%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +254%
Contains more Copper +406.7%
Contains more Selenium +124.6%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains more Manganese +247.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 105% 18% 108% 32% 11% 133% 51% 3% 205%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10% 9% 92%
Contains more Iron +181.8%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +254%
Contains more Copper +406.7%
Contains more Selenium +124.6%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains more Manganese +247.4%

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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Fajita
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.8%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1057.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
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% 5% 0% 0% 59% 68% 134% 80% 126% 12% 782% 0% 0%
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% 5% 0% 0% 25% 50% 90% 44% 90% 3% 68% 37% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.8%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1057.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Fajita
Contains more Protein +53.5%
Contains more Fats +123%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +569.8%
Equal in Water - 70.6
28% 3% 69%
Protein: 28.49 g
Fats: 2.57 g
Carbs: 0 g
Water: 68.51 g
Other: 0.43 g
19% 6% 2% 71% 3%
Protein: 18.56 g
Fats: 5.73 g
Carbs: 2.23 g
Water: 70.6 g
Other: 2.88 g
Contains more Protein +53.5%
Contains more Fats +123%
Contains more Carbs +∞%
Contains more Other +569.8%
Equal in Water - 70.6

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Fajita
Contains less Saturated Fat -37.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +140.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +147.5%
41% 40% 18%
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.97 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.44 g
32% 46% 22%
Saturated Fat: 1.596 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.333 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.089 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -37.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +140.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +147.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Ostrich 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 Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ostrich Fajita Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Protein 28.49g 18.56g Ostrich
Fats 2.57g 5.73g Fajita
Carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Calories 145kcal 135kcal Ostrich
Calcium 6mg 13mg Fajita
Iron 2.79mg 0.99mg Ostrich
Magnesium 25mg 22mg Ostrich
Phosphorus 251mg 277mg Fajita
Potassium 362mg 284mg Ostrich
Sodium 80mg 799mg Ostrich
Zinc 4.85mg 1.37mg Ostrich
Copper 0.152mg 0.03mg Ostrich
Manganese 0.019mg 0.066mg Fajita
Selenium 37.5µg 16.7µg Ostrich
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.22mg Ostrich
Vitamin B1 0.232mg 0.1mg Ostrich
Vitamin B2 0.292mg 0.213mg Ostrich
Vitamin B3 7.143mg 4.779mg Ostrich
Vitamin B5 1.318mg 0.726mg Ostrich
Vitamin B6 0.545mg 0.387mg Ostrich
Folate 15µg 4µg Ostrich
Vitamin B12 6.25µg 0.54µg Ostrich
Choline 67.8mg Fajita
Vitamin K 0.2µg Fajita
Tryptophan 0.254mg 0.2mg Ostrich
Threonine 1.25mg 0.452mg Ostrich
Isoleucine 1.354mg 0.813mg Ostrich
Leucine 2.315mg 1.56mg Ostrich
Lysine 2.516mg 1.857mg Ostrich
Methionine 0.796mg 0.552mg Ostrich
Phenylalanine 1.176mg 0.763mg Ostrich
Valine 1.407mg 0.847mg Ostrich
Histidine 0.716mg 0.68mg Ostrich
Cholesterol 85mg 88mg Ostrich
Saturated Fat 1g 1.596g Ostrich
Omega-3 - DPA 0.007g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 0.97g 2.333g Fajita
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44g 1.089g Fajita
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.01g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ostrich Fajita
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
97%
Ostrich
31%
Fajita
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
66%
Ostrich
45%
Fajita

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ostrich
Ostrich contains less Sodium (difference - 719mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.596g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ostrich
Ostrich is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Ostrich
Ostrich is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

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. Ostrich - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174488/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.