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Milk vs Egg - 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?
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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.
Milk Egg
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
Milk Egg
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
11
Milk
28
Egg
Mineral Summary Score
13
Milk
55
Egg

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
Milk
4
:
4
Egg
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains less Sodium -64.5%
Contains more Iron +3866.7%
Contains more Copper +19900%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +19%
Contains less Sodium -64.5%
Contains more Iron +3866.7%
Contains more Copper +19900%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 10

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
Milk
1
:
9
Egg
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%
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%

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
20%
Milk
75%
Egg
Carbohydrates
5%
Milk
1%
Egg
Fats
4%
Milk
49%
Egg

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