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Pepperoni vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pepperoni and Fajita

  • Pepperoni has more Manganese, Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Copper, and Vitamin E , however Fajita is richer in Phosphorus.
  • Pepperoni covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 81% more than Fajita.
  • Fajita has 16 times less Manganese than Pepperoni. Pepperoni has 1.074mg of Manganese, while Fajita has 0.066mg.
  • Fajita contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced 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 Iron +34.3%
Contains more Calcium +46.2%
Contains more Copper +203.3%
Contains more Zinc +78.1%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +75.3%
Contains less Sodium -49.5%
Equal in Potassium - 284
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 50% 6% 25% 13% 31% 67% 68% 207%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 4% 26% 16% 10% 38% 119% 105%
Contains more Iron +34.3%
Contains more Calcium +46.2%
Contains more Copper +203.3%
Contains more Zinc +78.1%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +75.3%
Contains less Sodium -49.5%
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 E +368.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +171%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +140.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2800%
Contains more Folate +25%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.779
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.387
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 21% 39% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 163% 15% 4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 5% 0% 25% 50% 90% 44% 90% 68% 1% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +368.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +171%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +140.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2800%
Contains more Folate +25%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.779
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.387

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pepperoni Fajita Opinion
Calories 504kcal 135kcal Pepperoni
Protein 19.25g 18.56g Pepperoni
Fats 46.28g 5.73g Pepperoni
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 1.18g 2.23g Fajita
Carbs 1.18g 2.23g Fajita
Cholesterol 97mg 88mg Fajita
Vitamin D 52IU IU Pepperoni
Iron 1.33mg 0.99mg Pepperoni
Calcium 19mg 13mg Pepperoni
Potassium 274mg 284mg Fajita
Magnesium 18mg 22mg Fajita
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.091mg 0.03mg Pepperoni
Zinc 2.44mg 1.37mg Pepperoni
Starch g g
Phosphorus 158mg 277mg Fajita
Sodium 1582mg 799mg Fajita
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 1.03mg 0.22mg Pepperoni
Vitamin D 1.3µg µg Pepperoni
Vitamin B1 0.271mg 0.1mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B2 0.257mg 0.213mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B3 4.987mg 4.779mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B5 0.93mg 0.726mg Pepperoni
Vitamin B6 0.362mg 0.387mg Fajita
Vitamin B12 1.3µg 0.54µg Pepperoni
Vitamin K 5.8µg 0.2µg Pepperoni
Folate 5µg 4µg Pepperoni
Trans Fat 1.527g g Fajita
Saturated Fat 17.708g 1.596g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 20.77g 2.333g Pepperoni
Polyunsaturated fat 4.458g 1.089g Pepperoni
Tryptophan 0.23mg 0.2mg Pepperoni
Threonine 0.869mg 0.452mg Pepperoni
Isoleucine 0.901mg 0.813mg Pepperoni
Leucine 1.575mg 1.56mg Pepperoni
Lysine 1.652mg 1.857mg Fajita
Methionine 0.511mg 0.552mg Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.778mg 0.763mg Pepperoni
Valine 0.987mg 0.847mg Pepperoni
Histidine 0.688mg 0.68mg Pepperoni
Fructose 0g g Pepperoni

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pepperoni Fajita
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
50
Pepperoni
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
58
Pepperoni
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
116%
Pepperoni
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
1%
Pepperoni
2%
Fajita
Fats
214%
Pepperoni
26%
Fajita

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pepperoni
Pepperoni is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fajita
Fajita contains less Sodium (difference - 783mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.112g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $3)
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. Pepperoni - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174575/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.