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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs Egg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 285mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano contains less Sugars (difference - 1.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Egg
Egg contains less Sodium (difference - 1405mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Egg
Egg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.05g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Egg
Egg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Egg
Egg is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
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.

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.
Parmigiano-Reggiano Egg
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
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
Parmigiano-Reggiano Egg
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
23
Parmigiano-Reggiano
28
Egg
Mineral Summary Score
114
Parmigiano-Reggiano
55
Egg

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
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4
Egg
Contains more Calcium +2118%
Contains more Magnesium +280%
Contains more Zinc +268.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +323.8%
Contains more Iron +32.2%
Contains more Copper +740.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Equal in Potassium - 126
Contains more Calcium +2118%
Contains more Magnesium +280%
Contains more Zinc +268.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +323.8%
Contains more Iron +32.2%
Contains more Copper +740.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Equal in Potassium - 126

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
:
6
Egg
Contains more Vitamin A +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +480%
Contains more Vitamin E +505.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +330.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.513
Contains more Vitamin A +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +480%
Contains more Vitamin E +505.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +330.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.513

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
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
75%
Egg
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
1%
Egg
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
49%
Egg

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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 Parmigiano-Reggiano Egg Opinion
Calories 265 155 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Protein 20 12.58 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats 20 10.61 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.37 1.12 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Cholesterol 88 373 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 15 87 Egg
Iron 0.9 1.19 Egg
Calcium 1109 50 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125 126 Egg
Magnesium 38 10 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sugars 0 1.12 Egg
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.238 2 Egg
Zinc 3.87 1.05 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch
Phosphorus 729 172 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sodium 1529 124 Egg
Vitamin A 605 520 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin E 0.17 1.03 Egg
Vitamin D 0.4 2.2 Egg
Vitamin B1 0.029 0.066 Egg
Vitamin B2 0.486 0.513 Egg
Vitamin B3 0.114 0.064 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B5 0.325 1.398 Egg
Vitamin B6 0.049 0.121 Egg
Vitamin B12 2.26 1.11 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 1.7 0.3 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 13.317 3.267 Egg
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098 4.077 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462 1.414 Egg
Tryptophan 0.24 0.153 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Threonine 1.519 0.604 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2 0.686 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983 1.075 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459 0.904 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369 0.392 Egg
Phenylalanine 1.604 0.668 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498 0.767 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752 0.298 Parmigiano-Reggiano
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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