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Romano cheese vs Mozzarella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese contains less Sugars (difference - 0.5g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 50mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 1417mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.248g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)

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.
Romano cheese Mozzarella
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Romano cheese Mozzarella
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
17
Romano cheese
14
Mozzarella
Mineral Summary Score
104
Romano cheese
60
Mozzarella

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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Contains more Iron +208%
Contains more Calcium +45.6%
Contains more Magnesium +57.7%
Contains more Copper +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains more Potassium +10.5%
Contains more Zinc +21.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.027
Contains more Iron +208%
Contains more Calcium +45.6%
Contains more Magnesium +57.7%
Contains more Copper +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains more Potassium +10.5%
Contains more Zinc +21.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.027

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
:
Contains more Vitamin D +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.34
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08
Contains more Vitamin D +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.34
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08

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
191%
Romano cheese
165%
Mozzarella
Carbohydrates
4%
Romano cheese
3%
Mozzarella
Fats
124%
Romano cheese
79%
Mozzarella

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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 Romano cheese Mozzarella Opinion
Calories 387 280 Romano cheese
Protein 31.8 27.5 Romano cheese
Fats 26.94 17.1 Romano cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.63 3.1 Romano cheese
Cholesterol 104 54 Mozzarella
Vitamin D 20 13 Romano cheese
Iron 0.77 0.25 Romano cheese
Calcium 1064 731 Romano cheese
Potassium 86 95 Mozzarella
Magnesium 41 26 Romano cheese
Sugars 0.73 1.23 Mozzarella
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.027 Romano cheese
Zinc 2.58 3.13 Mozzarella
Starch
Phosphorus 760 524 Romano cheese
Sodium 1433 16 Mozzarella
Vitamin A 415 517 Mozzarella
Vitamin E 0.23 0.15 Romano cheese
Vitamin D 0.5 0.3 Romano cheese
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.02 Romano cheese
Vitamin B2 0.37 0.34 Romano cheese
Vitamin B3 0.077 0.12 Mozzarella
Vitamin B5 0.424 Romano cheese
Vitamin B6 0.085 0.08 Romano cheese
Vitamin B12 1.12 0.92 Romano cheese
Vitamin K 2.2 1.8 Romano cheese
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 17.115 10.867 Mozzarella
Monounsaturated Fat 7.838 4.844 Romano cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.593 0.509 Romano cheese
Tryptophan 0.429 Romano cheese
Threonine 1.171 Romano cheese
Isoleucine 1.685 Romano cheese
Leucine 3.071 Romano cheese
Lysine 2.941 Romano cheese
Methionine 0.852 Romano cheese
Phenylalanine 1.71 Romano cheese
Valine 2.183 Romano cheese
Histidine 1.231 Romano cheese
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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