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Pizza vs Chicken fingers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pizza and Chicken fingers

  • Pizza has more Vitamin B1, Iron, Folate, Calcium, and Vitamin B12, however Chicken fingers are richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin E .
  • Chicken fingers covers your daily Vitamin B3 needs 27% more than Pizza.
  • Chicken fingers have 11 times less Calcium than Pizza. Pizza has 188mg of Calcium, while Chicken fingers have 17mg.
  • Chicken fingers contain less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fast Food, Pizza Chain, 14" pizza, cheese topping, regular crust and Fast foods, chicken tenders.

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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
Pizza
5
:
Contains more Iron +239.7%
Contains more Calcium +1005.9%
Contains more Copper +52.2%
Contains more Zinc +88.7%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Potassium +116.9%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 93% 57% 16% 18% 35% 37% 93% 78%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 6% 33% 20% 24% 20% 121% 101%
Contains more Iron +239.7%
Contains more Calcium +1005.9%
Contains more Copper +52.2%
Contains more Zinc +88.7%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Potassium +116.9%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.6%

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
Pizza
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +162.5%
Contains more Folate +389.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +281.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +432.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.179
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 5% 22% 17% 0% 98% 45% 72% 0% 19% 53% 17% 70%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 1% 64% 6% 28% 42% 155% 75% 99% 20% 20% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +27.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +254.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +162.5%
Contains more Folate +389.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +281.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +432.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.179

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
35
Pizza
44
Chicken fingers
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pizza
44
Chicken fingers

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
68%
Pizza
115%
Chicken fingers
Carbohydrates
33%
Pizza
17%
Chicken fingers
Fats
45%
Pizza
64%
Chicken fingers

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.
Pizza Chicken fingers
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Pizza Chicken fingers
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pizza
Pizza is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 31mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pizza
Pizza contains less Sodium (difference - 171mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicken fingers
Chicken fingers is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.18g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken fingers
Chicken fingers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.972g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken fingers
Chicken fingers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pizza Chicken fingers Opinion
Calories 266 271 Chicken fingers
Protein 11.39 19.22 Chicken fingers
Fats 9.69 13.95 Chicken fingers
Vitamin C 1.4 1.1 Pizza
Carbs 33.33 17.25 Pizza
Cholesterol 17 48 Pizza
Vitamin D 0 7 Chicken fingers
Iron 2.48 0.73 Pizza
Calcium 188 17 Pizza
Potassium 172 373 Chicken fingers
Magnesium 24 28 Chicken fingers
Sugar 3.58 0.4 Chicken fingers
Fiber 2.3 1.2 Pizza
Copper 0.105 0.069 Pizza
Zinc 1.34 0.71 Pizza
Starch 26.95 17.03 Pizza
Phosphorus 216 282 Chicken fingers
Sodium 598 769 Pizza
Vitamin A 358 11 Pizza
Vitamin E 0.83 3.17 Chicken fingers
Vitamin D 0 0.2 Chicken fingers
Vitamin B1 0.39 0.11 Pizza
Vitamin B2 0.195 0.179 Pizza
Vitamin B3 3.825 8.217 Chicken fingers
Vitamin B5 1.244 Chicken fingers
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.426 Chicken fingers
Vitamin B12 0.42 0.16 Pizza
Vitamin K 6.7 8 Chicken fingers
Folate 93 19 Pizza
Trans Fat 0.241 0.052 Chicken fingers
Saturated Fat 4.465 2.493 Chicken fingers
Monounsaturated Fat 2.608 4.83 Chicken fingers
Polyunsaturated fat 1.681 5.783 Chicken fingers
Tryptophan 0.222 Chicken fingers
Threonine 0.41 0.803 Chicken fingers
Isoleucine 0.564 0.845 Chicken fingers
Leucine 1.139 1.553 Chicken fingers
Lysine 0.77 1.616 Chicken fingers
Methionine 0.264 0.518 Chicken fingers
Phenylalanine 0.664 1.437 Chicken fingers
Valine 0.72 0.908 Chicken fingers
Histidine 0.355 0.655 Chicken fingers
Fructose 1 0 Pizza

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. Pizza - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173292/nutrients
  2. Chicken fingers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173321/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.