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Sesame vs Parmigiano-Reggiano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 88mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 1518mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.36g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano contains less Sugars (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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.
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.
Sesame Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars 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
Sesame 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
33
Sesame
23
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Mineral Summary Score
224
Sesame
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
Sesame
6
:
Contains more Iron +1516.7%
Contains more Potassium +274.4%
Contains more Magnesium +823.7%
Contains more Copper +1615.1%
Contains more Zinc +100.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Calcium +13.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.9%
Contains more Iron +1516.7%
Contains more Potassium +274.4%
Contains more Magnesium +823.7%
Contains more Copper +1615.1%
Contains more Zinc +100.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Calcium +13.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.9%

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
Sesame
4
:
Contains more Vitamin E +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2627.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3860.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1512.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +6622.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +550%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2627.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3860.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1512.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +6622.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +550%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
106%
Sesame
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats
229%
Sesame
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 Sesame Parmigiano-Reggiano Opinion
Calories 573 265 Sesame
Protein 17.73 20 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats 49.67 20 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 23.45 1.37 Sesame
Cholesterol 0 88 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 15 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 14.55 0.9 Sesame
Calcium 975 1109 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 468 125 Sesame
Magnesium 351 38 Sesame
Sugars 0.3 0 Sesame
Fiber 11.8 0 Sesame
Copper 4.082 0.238 Sesame
Zinc 7.75 3.87 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 629 729 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sodium 11 1529 Sesame
Vitamin A 9 605 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin E 0.25 0.17 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 0.4 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B1 0.791 0.029 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247 0.486 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 4.515 0.114 Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05 0.325 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B6 0.79 0.049 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 2.26 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 0 1.7 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.957 13.317 Sesame
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759 6.098 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773 0.462 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388 0.24 Sesame
Threonine 0.736 1.519 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 0.763 1.2 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 1.358 2.983 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 0.569 2.459 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.586 0.369 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94 1.604 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 0.99 1.498 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.522 0.752 Parmigiano-Reggiano
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