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Pastrami vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pastrami and Fajita different?

  • Pastrami is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Iron, and Copper, while Fajita is higher in Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Pastrami covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 55% more than Fajita.
  • Pastrami contains 4 times more Zinc than Fajita. Pastrami contains 4.98mg of Zinc, while Fajita contains 1.37mg.
  • Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat.

Beef, cured, pastrami and USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen types were 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +124.2%
Contains more Zinc +263.5%
Contains more Copper +203.3%
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains less Sodium -25.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 84% 13% 75% 19% 141% 136% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Contains more Iron +124.2%
Contains more Zinc +263.5%
Contains more Copper +203.3%
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains less Sodium -25.9%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +246.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +250%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +174%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 3% 3% 1% 14% 38% 80% 16% 51% 5% 234% 2%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +246.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +250%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +174%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pastrami Fajita Opinion
Net carbs 0.36g 2.23g Fajita
Protein 21.8g 18.56g Pastrami
Fats 5.82g 5.73g Pastrami
Carbs 0.36g 2.23g Fajita
Calories 147kcal 135kcal Pastrami
Starch g g
Fructose 0.01g g Pastrami
Sugar 0.1g 0g Fajita
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 10mg 13mg Fajita
Iron 2.22mg 0.99mg Pastrami
Magnesium 17mg 22mg Fajita
Phosphorus 175mg 277mg Fajita
Potassium 210mg 284mg Fajita
Sodium 1078mg 799mg Fajita
Zinc 4.98mg 1.37mg Pastrami
Copper 0.091mg 0.03mg Pastrami
Vitamin A 42IU 0IU Pastrami
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.22mg Fajita
Vitamin D 4IU IU Pastrami
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Pastrami
Vitamin C 0.3mg 0mg Pastrami
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.1mg Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.161mg 0.213mg Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.26mg 4.779mg Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.265mg 0.726mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.221mg 0.387mg Fajita
Folate 6µg 4µg Pastrami
Vitamin B12 1.87µg 0.54µg Pastrami
Vitamin K 0.7µg 0.2µg Pastrami
Tryptophan 0.141mg 0.2mg Fajita
Threonine 0.857mg 0.452mg Pastrami
Isoleucine 0.976mg 0.813mg Pastrami
Leucine 1.706mg 1.56mg Pastrami
Lysine 1.812mg 1.857mg Fajita
Methionine 0.558mg 0.552mg Pastrami
Phenylalanine 0.847mg 0.763mg Pastrami
Valine 1.065mg 0.847mg Pastrami
Histidine 0.684mg 0.68mg Pastrami
Cholesterol 68mg 88mg Pastrami
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 2.681g 1.596g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.118g 2.333g Fajita
Polyunsaturated fat 0.145g 1.089g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pastrami 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
37
Pastrami
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
62
Pastrami
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
131%
Pastrami
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
0%
Pastrami
2%
Fajita
Fats
27%
Pastrami
26%
Fajita

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pastrami
Pastrami is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fajita
Fajita contains less Sodium (difference - 279mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.085g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Pastrami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170204/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.