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Pot roast vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pot roast and Fajita?

  • Pot roast is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, Iron, and Choline, yet Fajita is richer in Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pot roast's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 66% higher.
  • Pot roast has 5 times more Zinc than Fajita. Pot roast has 6.66mg of Zinc, while Fajita has 1.37mg.
  • Fajita contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Beef, chuck, arm pot roast, separable lean and fat, trimmed to 0" fat, all grades, cooked, braised and USDA Commodity, chicken fajita strips, frozen types in this comparison.

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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 +23.1%
Contains more Iron +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Zinc +386.1%
Contains more Copper +230%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.2%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 91% 14% 75% 21% 7% 182% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Iron +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Zinc +386.1%
Contains more Copper +230%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.2%
Contains more Potassium +22.9%

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
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Fajita
Contains more Vitamin E +131.8%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +294.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 11% 6% 0% 15% 40% 77% 35% 66% 7% 267% 5%
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 E +131.8%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +294.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pot roast Fajita Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Protein 28.94g 18.56g Pot roast
Fats 19.17g 5.73g Pot roast
Carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Calories 297kcal 135kcal Pot roast
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 16mg 13mg Pot roast
Iron 2.42mg 0.99mg Pot roast
Magnesium 19mg 22mg Fajita
Phosphorus 174mg 277mg Fajita
Potassium 231mg 284mg Fajita
Sodium 47mg 799mg Pot roast
Zinc 6.66mg 1.37mg Pot roast
Copper 0.099mg 0.03mg Pot roast
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.22mg Pot roast
Vitamin D 8IU IU Pot roast
Vitamin D 0.2µg µg Pot roast
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.059mg 0.1mg Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.171mg 0.213mg Fajita
Vitamin B3 4.105mg 4.779mg Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.571mg 0.726mg Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.387mg Fajita
Folate 9µg 4µg Pot roast
Vitamin B12 2.13µg 0.54µg Pot roast
Vitamin K 1.8µg 0.2µg Pot roast
Tryptophan 0.19mg 0.2mg Fajita
Threonine 1.156mg 0.452mg Pot roast
Isoleucine 1.317mg 0.813mg Pot roast
Leucine 2.302mg 1.56mg Pot roast
Lysine 2.446mg 1.857mg Pot roast
Methionine 0.754mg 0.552mg Pot roast
Phenylalanine 1.143mg 0.763mg Pot roast
Valine 1.436mg 0.847mg Pot roast
Histidine 0.924mg 0.68mg Pot roast
Cholesterol 116mg 88mg Fajita
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 7.548g 1.596g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 8.175g 2.333g Pot roast
Polyunsaturated fat 0.708g 1.089g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pot roast 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
44
Pot roast
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
53
Pot roast
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
174%
Pot roast
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
0%
Pot roast
2%
Fajita
Fats
88%
Pot roast
26%
Fajita

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pot roast
Pot roast contains less Sodium (difference - 752mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pot roast
Pot roast is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.952g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Pot roast - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170213/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.