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Pork vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Pork and Fajita

  • Fajita has less Vitamin B1, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pork covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 65% more than Fajita.
  • Fajita contains 3 times less Saturated Fat than Pork. Pork contains 5.23g of Saturated Fat, while Fajita contains 1.596g.

Food varieties used in this article are Pork, fresh, loin, whole, 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
Pork
6
:
2
Fajita
Contains more Calcium +46.2%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.2%
Contains more Zinc +74.5%
Contains more Copper +143.3%
Contains more Iron +13.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Contains more Calcium +46.2%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +48.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.2%
Contains more Zinc +74.5%
Contains more Copper +143.3%
Contains more Iron +13.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.6%

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
Pork
10
:
2
Fajita
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +777%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.9%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +29.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.779
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.726
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% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +777%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.9%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +29.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.779
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.726

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 Fajita
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins 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 Pork Fajita Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Protein 27.32g 18.56g Pork
Fats 13.92g 5.73g Pork
Carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Calories 242kcal 135kcal Pork
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 13mg Pork
Iron 0.87mg 0.99mg Fajita
Magnesium 28mg 22mg Pork
Phosphorus 246mg 277mg Fajita
Potassium 423mg 284mg Pork
Sodium 62mg 799mg Pork
Zinc 2.39mg 1.37mg Pork
Copper 0.073mg 0.03mg Pork
Vitamin A 7IU 0IU Pork
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.22mg Pork
Vitamin D 53IU IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.3µg µg Pork
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 0.1mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.213mg Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 4.779mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698mg 0.726mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.387mg Pork
Folate 5µg 4µg Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 0.54µg Pork
Vitamin K 0µg 0.2µg Fajita
Tryptophan 0.338mg 0.2mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg 0.452mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg 0.813mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg 1.56mg Pork
Lysine 2.446mg 1.857mg Pork
Methionine 0.712mg 0.552mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 0.763mg Pork
Valine 1.473mg 0.847mg Pork
Histidine 1.067mg 0.68mg Pork
Cholesterol 80mg 88mg Pork
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 5.23g 1.596g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 2.333g Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 1.089g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork 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
56
Pork
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
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
164%
Pork
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
2%
Fajita
Fats
64%
Pork
26%
Fajita

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 737mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.634g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.