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Cheese vs Milk - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Milk
Milk is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Milk
Milk is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milk
Milk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.234g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milk
Milk contains less Sodium (difference - 609mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cheese
Cheese is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cheese
Cheese is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cheese
Cheese contains less Sugars (difference - 4.72g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)

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.
Cheese Milk
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cheese 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
Cheese
11
Milk
Mineral Summary Score
67
Cheese
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
Cheese
6
:
2
Milk
Contains more Iron +366.7%
Contains more Calcium +468%
Contains more Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +766.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +378.9%
Contains more Potassium +97.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Iron +366.7%
Contains more Calcium +468%
Contains more Magnesium +145.5%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +766.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +378.9%
Contains more Potassium +97.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%

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
Cheese
8
:
2
Milk
Contains more Vitamin A +533.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +7000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +134%
Contains more Vitamin K +2300%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +533.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +7000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +131.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +134%
Contains more Vitamin K +2300%
Contains more Vitamin D +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.6%

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
137%
Cheese
20%
Milk
Carbohydrates
3%
Cheese
5%
Milk
Fats
154%
Cheese
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 Cheese Milk Opinion
Calories 404 42 Cheese
Protein 22.87 3.37 Cheese
Fats 33.31 0.97 Cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.09 4.99 Milk
Cholesterol 99 5 Milk
Vitamin D 24 48 Milk
Iron 0.14 0.03 Cheese
Calcium 710 125 Cheese
Potassium 76 150 Milk
Magnesium 27 11 Cheese
Sugars 0.48 5.2 Milk
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.01 Cheese
Zinc 3.64 0.42 Cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 455 95 Cheese
Sodium 653 44 Milk
Vitamin A 1242 196 Cheese
Vitamin E 0.71 0.01 Cheese
Vitamin D 0.6 1.2 Milk
Vitamin B1 0.029 0.02 Cheese
Vitamin B2 0.428 0.185 Cheese
Vitamin B3 0.059 0.093 Milk
Vitamin B5 0.41 0.361 Cheese
Vitamin B6 0.066 0.037 Cheese
Vitamin B12 1.1 0.47 Cheese
Vitamin K 2.4 0.1 Cheese
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.917 Milk
Saturated Fat 18.867 0.633 Milk
Monounsaturated Fat 9.246 0.277 Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 1.421 0.035 Cheese
Tryptophan 0.547 0.043 Cheese
Threonine 1.044 0.143 Cheese
Isoleucine 1.206 0.174 Cheese
Leucine 1.939 0.319 Cheese
Lysine 1.025 0.282 Cheese
Methionine 0.547 0.088 Cheese
Phenylalanine 1.074 0.174 Cheese
Valine 1.404 0.22 Cheese
Histidine 0.547 0.101 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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