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

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
Egg
4
:
Contains more Iron +32.2%
Contains more Copper +740.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Contains more Calcium +2118%
Contains more Magnesium +280%
Contains more Zinc +268.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +323.8%
Equal in Potassium - 125
Contains more Iron +32.2%
Contains more Copper +740.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.9%
Contains more Calcium +2118%
Contains more Magnesium +280%
Contains more Zinc +268.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +323.8%
Equal in Potassium - 125

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
Egg
6
:
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +466.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.486
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +103.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +466.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.486

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

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