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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
:
3
Fajita
Contains more Iron +57.6%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains more Copper +1090%
Contains more Zinc +113.9%
Contains more Magnesium +15.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains less Sodium -54.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 59% 5% 28% 14% 119% 80% 82% 227%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 4% 26% 16% 10% 38% 119% 105%
Contains more Iron +57.6%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains more Copper +1090%
Contains more Zinc +113.9%
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 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% 30% 92% 83% 114% 73% 106% 191% 8% 3%
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 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 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
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 the food
Protein
131%
Salami
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
2%
Salami
2%
Fajita
Fats
120%
Salami
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.
Salami Fajita
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Salami 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 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 Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fajita
Fajita contains less Sugars (difference - 0.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fajita
Fajita contains less Sodium (difference - 941mg)
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)

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

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 of 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.