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

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

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pizza Chicken fingers Opinion
Net carbs 31.03g 16.05g Pizza
Protein 11.39g 19.22g Chicken fingers
Fats 9.69g 13.95g Chicken fingers
Carbs 33.33g 17.25g Pizza
Calories 266kcal 271kcal Chicken fingers
Starch 26.95g 17.03g Pizza
Fructose 1g 0g Pizza
Sugar 3.58g 0.4g Chicken fingers
Fiber 2.3g 1.2g Pizza
Calcium 188mg 17mg Pizza
Iron 2.48mg 0.73mg Pizza
Magnesium 24mg 28mg Chicken fingers
Phosphorus 216mg 282mg Chicken fingers
Potassium 172mg 373mg Chicken fingers
Sodium 598mg 769mg Pizza
Zinc 1.34mg 0.71mg Pizza
Copper 0.105mg 0.069mg Pizza
Vitamin A 358IU 11IU Pizza
Vitamin E 0.83mg 3.17mg Chicken fingers
Vitamin D 0IU 7IU Chicken fingers
Vitamin D 0µg 0.2µg Chicken fingers
Vitamin C 1.4mg 1.1mg Pizza
Vitamin B1 0.39mg 0.11mg Pizza
Vitamin B2 0.195mg 0.179mg Pizza
Vitamin B3 3.825mg 8.217mg Chicken fingers
Vitamin B5 mg 1.244mg Chicken fingers
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.426mg Chicken fingers
Folate 93µg 19µg Pizza
Vitamin B12 0.42µg 0.16µg Pizza
Vitamin K 6.7µg 8µg Chicken fingers
Tryptophan mg 0.222mg Chicken fingers
Threonine 0.41mg 0.803mg Chicken fingers
Isoleucine 0.564mg 0.845mg Chicken fingers
Leucine 1.139mg 1.553mg Chicken fingers
Lysine 0.77mg 1.616mg Chicken fingers
Methionine 0.264mg 0.518mg Chicken fingers
Phenylalanine 0.664mg 1.437mg Chicken fingers
Valine 0.72mg 0.908mg Chicken fingers
Histidine 0.355mg 0.655mg Chicken fingers
Cholesterol 17mg 48mg Pizza
Trans Fat 0.241g 0.052g Chicken fingers
Saturated Fat 4.465g 2.493g Chicken fingers
Monounsaturated Fat 2.608g 4.83g Chicken fingers
Polyunsaturated fat 1.681g 5.783g Chicken fingers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pizza Chicken fingers
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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pizza
Pizza contains less Sodium (difference - 171mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pizza
Pizza is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 31mg)
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.

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.