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Pork jowl vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pork jowl and Fajita different?

  • Pork jowl is richer in Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B12, while Fajita is higher in Selenium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Iron.
  • Pork jowl covers your daily need of Saturated Fat 118% more than Fajita.
  • Pork jowl contains 4 times more Vitamin B1 than Fajita. Pork jowl contains 0.386mg of Vitamin B1, while Fajita contains 0.1mg.
  • Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat.

Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, jowl, raw 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 less Sodium -96.9%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Iron +135.7%
Contains more Magnesium +633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +222.1%
Contains more Potassium +91.9%
Contains more Zinc +63.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 16% 3% 37% 14% 4% 23% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Contains less Sodium -96.9%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Contains more Iron +135.7%
Contains more Magnesium +633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +222.1%
Contains more Potassium +91.9%
Contains more Zinc +63.1%

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 E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +190.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +330%
Contains more Folate +300%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.213
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.779
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 0% 97% 55% 86% 15% 21% 1% 103% 0%
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 E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +190.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +330%
Contains more Folate +300%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.213
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.779

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork jowl Fajita Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Protein 6.38g 18.56g Fajita
Fats 69.61g 5.73g Pork jowl
Carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Calories 655kcal 135kcal Pork jowl
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 4mg 13mg Fajita
Iron 0.42mg 0.99mg Fajita
Magnesium 3mg 22mg Fajita
Phosphorus 86mg 277mg Fajita
Potassium 148mg 284mg Fajita
Sodium 25mg 799mg Pork jowl
Zinc 0.84mg 1.37mg Fajita
Copper 0.04mg 0.03mg Pork jowl
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Pork jowl
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.22mg Pork jowl
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.386mg 0.1mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B2 0.236mg 0.213mg Pork jowl
Vitamin B3 4.535mg 4.779mg Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.25mg 0.726mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.387mg Fajita
Folate 1µg 4µg Fajita
Vitamin B12 0.82µg 0.54µg Pork jowl
Vitamin K µg 0.2µg Fajita
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.2mg Fajita
Threonine 0.21mg 0.452mg Fajita
Isoleucine 0.168mg 0.813mg Fajita
Leucine 0.446mg 1.56mg Fajita
Lysine 0.528mg 1.857mg Fajita
Methionine 0.095mg 0.552mg Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.239mg 0.763mg Fajita
Valine 0.305mg 0.847mg Fajita
Histidine 0.072mg 0.68mg Fajita
Cholesterol 90mg 88mg Fajita
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 25.26g 1.596g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 32.89g 2.333g Pork jowl
Polyunsaturated fat 8.11g 1.089g Pork jowl

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork jowl 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
32
Pork jowl
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pork jowl
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
38%
Pork jowl
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork jowl
2%
Fajita
Fats
321%
Pork jowl
26%
Fajita

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl contains less Sodium (difference - 774mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork jowl
Pork jowl is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 23.664g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fajita
Fajita is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Pork jowl - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168269/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.