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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs Milk - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano contains less Sugars (difference - 5.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Milk
Milk is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 83mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milk
Milk contains less Sodium (difference - 1485mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milk
Milk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.684g)
Which food is cheaper?
Milk
Milk is cheaper (difference - $2.6)

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 Milk
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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
Parmigiano-Reggiano Milk
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
11
Milk
Mineral Summary Score
114
Parmigiano-Reggiano
13
Milk

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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Milk
Contains more Iron +2900%
Contains more Calcium +787.2%
Contains more Magnesium +245.5%
Contains more Copper +2280%
Contains more Zinc +821.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +667.4%
Contains more Potassium +20%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%
Contains more Iron +2900%
Contains more Calcium +787.2%
Contains more Magnesium +245.5%
Contains more Copper +2280%
Contains more Zinc +821.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +667.4%
Contains more Potassium +20%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%

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
:
2
Milk
Contains more Vitamin A +208.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +162.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +380.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1600%
Contains more Vitamin D +220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +208.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +162.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +380.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1600%
Contains more Vitamin D +220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.1%

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
20%
Milk
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
5%
Milk
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
4%
Milk

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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 Milk Opinion
Calories 265 42 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Protein 20 3.37 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats 20 0.97 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.37 4.99 Milk
Cholesterol 88 5 Milk
Vitamin D 15 48 Milk
Iron 0.9 0.03 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Calcium 1109 125 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125 150 Milk
Magnesium 38 11 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sugars 0 5.2 Milk
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.238 0.01 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Zinc 3.87 0.42 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch
Phosphorus 729 95 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sodium 1529 44 Milk
Vitamin A 605 196 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin E 0.17 0.01 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 0.4 1.2 Milk
Vitamin B1 0.029 0.02 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B2 0.486 0.185 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 0.114 0.093 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B5 0.325 0.361 Milk
Vitamin B6 0.049 0.037 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B12 2.26 0.47 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 1.7 0.1 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 13.317 0.633 Milk
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098 0.277 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462 0.035 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Tryptophan 0.24 0.043 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Threonine 1.519 0.143 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2 0.174 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983 0.319 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459 0.282 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369 0.088 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phenylalanine 1.604 0.174 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498 0.22 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752 0.101 Parmigiano-Reggiano
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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