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Taco vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition 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
Taco
6
:
2
Fajita
Contains more Iron +20.2%
Contains more Calcium +584.6%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Copper +156.7%
Contains more Zinc +27.7%
Contains less Sodium -50.3%
Contains more Potassium +35.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.6%
Contains more Iron +20.2%
Contains more Calcium +584.6%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Copper +156.7%
Contains more Zinc +27.7%
Contains less Sodium -50.3%
Contains more Potassium +35.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.6%

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
Taco
8
:
5
Fajita
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +7550%
Contains more Folate, total +375%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +255%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +189.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +330%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +7550%
Contains more Folate, total +375%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +255%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +189.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +330%

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
15
Taco
19
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
30
Taco
35
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
53%
Taco
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
20%
Taco
2%
Fajita
Fats
59%
Taco
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.
Taco Fajita
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Taco 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 lower in Cholesterol?
Taco
Taco is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 60mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taco
Taco contains less Sodium (difference - 402mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fajita
Fajita contains less Sugars (difference - 0.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.788g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Taco Fajita Opinion
Calories 226 135 Taco
Protein 8.86 18.56 Fajita
Fats 12.7 5.73 Taco
Vitamin C 0.4 0 Taco
Carbs 19.85 2.23 Taco
Cholesterol 28 88 Taco
Vitamin D 4 Taco
Iron 1.19 0.99 Taco
Calcium 89 13 Taco
Potassium 209 284 Fajita
Magnesium 32 22 Taco
Sugars 0.9 0 Taco
Fiber 3.9 0 Taco
Copper 0.077 0.03 Taco
Zinc 1.75 1.37 Taco
Starch 14.78 Taco
Phosphorus 178 277 Fajita
Sodium 397 799 Taco
Vitamin A 131 0 Taco
Vitamin E 0.6 0.22 Taco
Vitamin D 0.1 Taco
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.1 Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.213 Fajita
Vitamin B3 1.65 4.779 Fajita
Vitamin B5 0.726 Fajita
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.387 Fajita
Vitamin B12 0.93 0.54 Taco
Vitamin K 15.3 0.2 Taco
Folate, total 19 4 Taco
Folic acid (B9) 2 0 Taco
Trans Fat 0.467 Fajita
Saturated Fat 4.384 1.596 Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 4.411 2.333 Taco
Polyunsaturated fat 3.042 1.089 Taco
Tryptophan 0.2 Fajita
Threonine 0.452 Fajita
Isoleucine 0.813 Fajita
Leucine 1.56 Fajita
Lysine 1.857 Fajita
Methionine 0.552 Fajita
Phenylalanine 0.763 Fajita
Valine 0.847 Fajita
Histidine 0.68 Fajita
Fructose 0.3 Taco

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Taco - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170689/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.