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Egg vs Milk - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Milk
Milk is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 368mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Milk
Milk contains less Sodium (difference - 80mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Milk
Milk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.634g)
Which food is cheaper?
Milk
Milk is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Egg
Egg contains less Sugars (difference - 4.08g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Egg
Egg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Egg
Egg is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Milk
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Egg 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
28
Egg
11
Milk
Mineral Summary Score
55
Egg
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
Egg
4
:
4
Milk
Contains more Iron +3866.7%
Contains more Copper +19900%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.1%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains less Sodium -64.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Contains more Iron +3866.7%
Contains more Copper +19900%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.1%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains less Sodium -64.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 11

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
9
:
1
Milk
Contains more Vitamin D +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +165.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +10200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +177.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +287.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +227%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +136.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +165.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +10200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +177.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +287.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +227%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +136.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.3%

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
20%
Milk
Carbohydrates
1%
Egg
5%
Milk
Fats
49%
Egg
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 Egg Milk Opinion
Calories 155 42 Egg
Protein 12.58 3.37 Egg
Fats 10.61 0.97 Egg
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.12 4.99 Milk
Cholesterol 373 5 Milk
Vitamin D 87 48 Egg
Iron 1.19 0.03 Egg
Calcium 50 125 Milk
Potassium 126 150 Milk
Magnesium 10 11 Milk
Sugars 1.12 5.2 Milk
Fiber 0 0
Copper 2 0.01 Egg
Zinc 1.05 0.42 Egg
Starch
Phosphorus 172 95 Egg
Sodium 124 44 Milk
Vitamin A 520 196 Egg
Vitamin E 1.03 0.01 Egg
Vitamin D 2.2 1.2 Egg
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.02 Egg
Vitamin B2 0.513 0.185 Egg
Vitamin B3 0.064 0.093 Milk
Vitamin B5 1.398 0.361 Egg
Vitamin B6 0.121 0.037 Egg
Vitamin B12 1.11 0.47 Egg
Vitamin K 0.3 0.1 Egg
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.267 0.633 Milk
Monounsaturated Fat 4.077 0.277 Egg
Polyunsaturated fat 1.414 0.035 Egg
Tryptophan 0.153 0.043 Egg
Threonine 0.604 0.143 Egg
Isoleucine 0.686 0.174 Egg
Leucine 1.075 0.319 Egg
Lysine 0.904 0.282 Egg
Methionine 0.392 0.088 Egg
Phenylalanine 0.668 0.174 Egg
Valine 0.767 0.22 Egg
Histidine 0.298 0.101 Egg
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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