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Veal vs Fajita - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Veal and Fajita?

  • Veal is richer in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Copper, yet Fajita is richer in Phosphorus, and Selenium.
  • Fajita's daily need coverage for Sodium is 31% higher.
  • Veal has 3 times more Copper than Fajita. Veal has 0.103mg of Copper, while Fajita has 0.03mg.
  • Fajita contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Veal, ground, cooked, broiled 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
Veal
6
:
1
Fajita
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +18.7%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%
Contains more Zinc +182.5%
Contains more Copper +243.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.6%
Equal in Iron - 0.99
Equal in Magnesium - 22
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 38% 18% 93% 30% 11% 106% 35%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 38% 16% 119% 26% 105% 38% 10%
Contains more Calcium +30.8%
Contains more Potassium +18.7%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%
Contains more Zinc +182.5%
Contains more Copper +243.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.6%
Equal in Iron - 0.99
Equal in Magnesium - 22

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
Veal
8
:
2
Fajita
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.8%
Contains more Folate +175%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +135.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.387
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 0% 18% 63% 151% 70% 90% 9% 159% 3%
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 B2 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.8%
Contains more Folate +175%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +135.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.387

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Veal Fajita Opinion
Net carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Protein 24.38g 18.56g Veal
Fats 7.56g 5.73g Veal
Carbs 0g 2.23g Fajita
Calories 172kcal 135kcal Veal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 17mg 13mg Veal
Iron 0.99mg 0.99mg
Magnesium 24mg 22mg Veal
Phosphorus 217mg 277mg Fajita
Potassium 337mg 284mg Veal
Sodium 83mg 799mg Veal
Zinc 3.87mg 1.37mg Veal
Copper 0.103mg 0.03mg Veal
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.22mg Fajita
Vitamin D 0IU IU Veal
Vitamin D 0µg µg Veal
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.1mg Fajita
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.213mg Veal
Vitamin B3 8.03mg 4.779mg Veal
Vitamin B5 1.16mg 0.726mg Veal
Vitamin B6 0.39mg 0.387mg Veal
Folate 11µg 4µg Veal
Vitamin B12 1.27µg 0.54µg Veal
Vitamin K 1.2µg 0.2µg Veal
Tryptophan 0.247mg 0.2mg Veal
Threonine 1.065mg 0.452mg Veal
Isoleucine 1.201mg 0.813mg Veal
Leucine 1.94mg 1.56mg Veal
Lysine 2.009mg 1.857mg Veal
Methionine 0.569mg 0.552mg Veal
Phenylalanine 0.984mg 0.763mg Veal
Valine 1.347mg 0.847mg Veal
Histidine 0.885mg 0.68mg Veal
Cholesterol 103mg 88mg Fajita
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.04g 1.596g Fajita
Monounsaturated Fat 2.84g 2.333g Veal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.55g 1.089g Fajita

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Veal 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
47
Veal
31
Fajita
Mineral Summary Score
42
Veal
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
146%
Veal
111%
Fajita
Carbohydrates
0%
Veal
2%
Fajita
Fats
35%
Veal
26%
Fajita

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Veal
Veal contains less Sodium (difference - 716mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Veal
Veal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Veal
Veal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fajita
Fajita is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.444g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fajita
Fajita is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)

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. Veal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175291/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.