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Salami vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Salami and Fajita

  • Salami has more Vitamin B12, Manganese, Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Vitamin B2, however Fajita has more Phosphorus.
  • Salami's daily need coverage for Sodium is 41% more.
  • Salami has 15 times more Manganese than Fajita. Salami has 0.978mg of Manganese, while Fajita has 0.066mg.
  • Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Salami, cooked, beef and pork 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
Salami
5
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3
Fajita
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Iron +57.6%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains more Zinc +113.9%
Contains more Copper +1090%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains less Sodium -54.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 59% 14% 82% 28% 227% 80% 119%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Iron +57.6%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains more Zinc +113.9%
Contains more Copper +1090%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains less Sodium -54.1%

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
Salami
8
:
1
Fajita
Contains more Vitamin B1 +267%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +181.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22
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% 30% 0% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 3% 191% 8%
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 B1 +267%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +181.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.22

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Salami Fajita Opinion
Net carbs 2.4g 2.23g Salami
Protein 21.85g 18.56g Salami
Fats 25.9g 5.73g Salami
Carbs 2.4g 2.23g Salami
Calories 336kcal 135kcal Salami
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Salami
Sugar 0.96g 0g Fajita
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 15mg 13mg Salami
Iron 1.56mg 0.99mg Salami
Magnesium 19mg 22mg Fajita
Phosphorus 191mg 277mg Fajita
Potassium 316mg 284mg Salami
Sodium 1740mg 799mg Fajita
Zinc 2.93mg 1.37mg Salami
Copper 0.357mg 0.03mg Salami
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.22mg
Vitamin D 41IU IU Salami
Vitamin D 1µg µg Salami
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.367mg 0.1mg Salami
Vitamin B2 0.357mg 0.213mg Salami
Vitamin B3 6.053mg 4.779mg Salami
Vitamin B5 1.201mg 0.726mg Salami
Vitamin B6 0.459mg 0.387mg Salami
Folate 3µg 4µg Fajita
Vitamin B12 1.52µg 0.54µg Salami
Vitamin K 3.2µg 0.2µg Salami
Tryptophan 0.114mg 0.2mg Fajita
Threonine 0.521mg 0.452mg Salami
Isoleucine 0.675mg 0.813mg Fajita
Leucine 0.929mg 1.56mg Fajita
Lysine 1.107mg 1.857mg Fajita
Methionine 0.301mg 0.552mg Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.481mg 0.763mg Fajita
Valine 0.668mg 0.847mg Fajita
Histidine 0.359mg 0.68mg Fajita
Cholesterol 89mg 88mg Fajita
Trans Fat 0.586g g Fajita
Saturated Fat 9.316g 1.596g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 11.127g 2.333g Salami
Polyunsaturated fat 2.529g 1.089g Salami

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Salami 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
58
Salami
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
77
Salami
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
131%
Salami
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
2%
Salami
2%
Fajita
Fats
120%
Salami
26%
Fajita

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Salami
Salami is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Salami
Salami is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fajita
Fajita contains less Sodium (difference - 941mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.72g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $2.7)

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. Salami - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172936/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.