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Pork chop vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pork chop and Fajita

  • The amount of Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B5 in Pork chop is higher than in Fajita.
  • Pork chop covers your daily need of Selenium 36% more than Fajita.
  • Pork chop contains 5 times more Vitamin B1 than Fajita. While Pork chop contains 0.49mg of Vitamin B1, Fajita contains only 0.1mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Fajita is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pork, fresh, loin, blade (chops), bone-in, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled 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
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Fajita
Contains more Calcium +330.8%
Contains more Potassium +10.9%
Contains more Copper +250%
Contains more Zinc +129.9%
Contains less Sodium -90.7%
Contains more Iron +13.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.9%
Equal in Potassium - 284
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 17% 28% 15% 35% 86% 104% 10%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 4% 26% 16% 10% 38% 119% 105%
Contains more Calcium +330.8%
Contains more Potassium +10.9%
Contains more Copper +250%
Contains more Zinc +129.9%
Contains less Sodium -90.7%
Contains more Iron +13.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +14.9%
Equal in Potassium - 284
Equal in Magnesium - 22

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 B1 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 5% 30% 123% 73% 149% 67% 113% 83% 0% 0%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
53
Pork chop
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
41
Pork chop
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 the food
Protein
142%
Pork chop
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork chop
2%
Fajita
Fats
66%
Pork chop
26%
Fajita

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Pork chop Fajita
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork chop Fajita
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?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork chop
Pork chop contains less Sodium (difference - 725mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork chop
Pork chop is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork chop
Pork chop is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.743g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pork chop Fajita Opinion
Calories 231 135 Pork chop
Protein 23.72 18.56 Pork chop
Fats 14.35 5.73 Pork chop
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 2.23 Fajita
Cholesterol 78 88 Pork chop
Vitamin D 40 Pork chop
Iron 0.87 0.99 Fajita
Calcium 56 13 Pork chop
Potassium 315 284 Pork chop
Magnesium 20 22 Fajita
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.105 0.03 Pork chop
Zinc 3.15 1.37 Pork chop
Starch
Phosphorus 241 277 Fajita
Sodium 74 799 Pork chop
Vitamin A 15 0 Pork chop
Vitamin E 0.21 0.22 Fajita
Vitamin D 1 Pork chop
Vitamin B1 0.49 0.1 Pork chop
Vitamin B2 0.313 0.213 Pork chop
Vitamin B3 7.927 4.779 Pork chop
Vitamin B5 1.104 0.726 Pork chop
Vitamin B6 0.489 0.387 Pork chop
Vitamin B12 0.66 0.54 Pork chop
Vitamin K 0 0.2 Fajita
Folate 0 4 Fajita
Trans Fat 0.066 Fajita
Saturated Fat 4.339 1.596 Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 4.887 2.333 Pork chop
Polyunsaturated fat 1.894 1.089 Pork chop
Tryptophan 0.282 0.2 Pork chop
Threonine 1.043 0.452 Pork chop
Isoleucine 1.123 0.813 Pork chop
Leucine 1.952 1.56 Pork chop
Lysine 2.109 1.857 Pork chop
Methionine 0.65 0.552 Pork chop
Phenylalanine 0.985 0.763 Pork chop
Valine 1.2 0.847 Pork chop
Histidine 0.965 0.68 Pork chop
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pork chop - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167824/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.