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Mozzarella vs Egg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Mozzarella and Egg?

  • Mozzarella is richer in Calcium, Phosphorus, and Zinc, while Egg is higher in Copper, Choline, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin D.
  • Egg's daily need coverage for Copper is 219% higher.
  • Egg has 15 times less Calcium than Mozzarella. Mozzarella has 731mg of Calcium, while Egg has 50mg.
  • Egg is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium and Egg, whole, cooked, hard-boiled types in this comparison.

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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
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3
Egg
Contains more Calcium +1362%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +204.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.1%
Contains more Zinc +198.1%
Contains more Iron +376%
Contains more Potassium +32.6%
Contains more Copper +7307.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 45% 8% 74% 12% 17% 29% 667%
Contains more Calcium +1362%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +204.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.1%
Contains more Zinc +198.1%
Contains more Iron +376%
Contains more Potassium +32.6%
Contains more Copper +7307.4%

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
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9
Egg
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Contains more Vitamin E +586.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.3%
Contains more Folate +388.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +20.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 520
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 3% 9% 0% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 7% 115% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 21% 67% 0% 17% 119% 2% 84% 28% 33% 139% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Contains more Vitamin E +586.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.3%
Contains more Folate +388.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +20.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 520

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Mozzarella Egg
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mozzarella Egg Opinion
Net carbs 3.1g 1.12g Mozzarella
Protein 27.5g 12.58g Mozzarella
Fats 17.1g 10.61g Mozzarella
Carbs 3.1g 1.12g Mozzarella
Calories 280kcal 155kcal Mozzarella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.23g 1.12g Egg
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 731mg 50mg Mozzarella
Iron 0.25mg 1.19mg Egg
Magnesium 26mg 10mg Mozzarella
Phosphorus 524mg 172mg Mozzarella
Potassium 95mg 126mg Egg
Sodium 16mg 124mg Mozzarella
Zinc 3.13mg 1.05mg Mozzarella
Copper 0.027mg 2mg Egg
Vitamin A 517IU 520IU Egg
Vitamin E 0.15mg 1.03mg Egg
Vitamin D 13IU 87IU Egg
Vitamin D 0.3µg 2.2µg Egg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.066mg Egg
Vitamin B2 0.34mg 0.513mg Egg
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 0.064mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B5 mg 1.398mg Egg
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.121mg Egg
Folate 9µg 44µg Egg
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 1.11µg Egg
Vitamin K 1.8µg 0.3µg Mozzarella
Tryptophan mg 0.153mg Egg
Threonine mg 0.604mg Egg
Isoleucine mg 0.686mg Egg
Leucine mg 1.075mg Egg
Lysine mg 0.904mg Egg
Methionine mg 0.392mg Egg
Phenylalanine mg 0.668mg Egg
Valine mg 0.767mg Egg
Histidine mg 0.298mg Egg
Cholesterol 54mg 373mg Mozzarella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 10.867g 3.267g Egg
Monounsaturated Fat 4.844g 4.077g Mozzarella
Polyunsaturated fat 0.509g 1.414g Egg

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mozzarella Egg
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
23
Mozzarella
45
Egg
Mineral Summary Score
72
Mozzarella
108
Egg

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 food.
Protein
165%
Mozzarella
75%
Egg
Carbohydrates
3%
Mozzarella
1%
Egg
Fats
79%
Mozzarella
49%
Egg

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 108mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 319mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Egg
Egg is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.11g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Egg
Egg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.6g)
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 - $1)
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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/nutrients
  2. Egg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173424/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.