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Mozzarella vs Mayonnaise - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mozzarella and Mayonnaise

  • Mozzarella has more Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B2, Selenium, and Vitamin A RAE, however Mayonnaise has more Vitamin K, and Vitamin E .
  • Mayonnaise's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 134% more.
  • Mozzarella has 91 times more Calcium than Mayonnaise. Mozzarella has 731mg of Calcium, while Mayonnaise has 8mg.
  • Mozzarella is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium and Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular.

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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
Contains more Calcium +9037.5%
Contains more Iron +19%
Contains more Magnesium +2500%
Contains more Phosphorus +2395.2%
Contains more Potassium +375%
Contains less Sodium -97.5%
Contains more Zinc +1986.7%
Contains more Copper +42.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 8% 1% 9% 2% 83% 5% 7%
Contains more Calcium +9037.5%
Contains more Iron +19%
Contains more Magnesium +2500%
Contains more Phosphorus +2395.2%
Contains more Potassium +375%
Contains less Sodium -97.5%
Contains more Zinc +1986.7%
Contains more Copper +42.1%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +695.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1689.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +900%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +2086.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +8955.6%
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 4% 66% 6% 0% 3% 5% 0% 11% 2% 4% 15% 408%
Contains more Vitamin A +695.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1689.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +900%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +2086.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +8955.6%

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 Mayonnaise
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mozzarella Mayonnaise Opinion
Net carbs 3.1g 0.57g Mozzarella
Protein 27.5g 0.96g Mozzarella
Fats 17.1g 74.85g Mayonnaise
Carbs 3.1g 0.57g Mozzarella
Calories 280kcal 680kcal Mayonnaise
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.05g Mayonnaise
Sugar 1.23g 0.57g Mayonnaise
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 731mg 8mg Mozzarella
Iron 0.25mg 0.21mg Mozzarella
Magnesium 26mg 1mg Mozzarella
Phosphorus 524mg 21mg Mozzarella
Potassium 95mg 20mg Mozzarella
Sodium 16mg 635mg Mozzarella
Zinc 3.13mg 0.15mg Mozzarella
Copper 0.027mg 0.019mg Mozzarella
Vitamin A 517IU 65IU Mozzarella
Vitamin E 0.15mg 3.28mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin D 13IU 7IU Mozzarella
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0.2µg Mozzarella
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.01mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B2 0.34mg 0.019mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 0mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B5 mg 0.172mg Mayonnaise
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.008mg Mozzarella
Folate 9µg 5µg Mozzarella
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 0.12µg Mozzarella
Vitamin K 1.8µg 163µg Mayonnaise
Tryptophan mg 0.017mg Mayonnaise
Threonine mg 0.055mg Mayonnaise
Isoleucine mg 0.065mg Mayonnaise
Leucine mg 0.095mg Mayonnaise
Lysine mg 0.072mg Mayonnaise
Methionine mg 0.035mg Mayonnaise
Phenylalanine mg 0.057mg Mayonnaise
Valine mg 0.074mg Mayonnaise
Histidine mg 0.026mg Mayonnaise
Cholesterol 54mg 42mg Mayonnaise
Trans Fat g 0.187g Mozzarella
Saturated Fat 10.867g 11.703g Mozzarella
Monounsaturated Fat 4.844g 16.843g Mayonnaise
Polyunsaturated fat 0.509g 44.69g Mayonnaise

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Mozzarella Mayonnaise
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
43
Mayonnaise
Mineral Summary Score
72
Mozzarella
14
Mayonnaise

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
6%
Mayonnaise
Carbohydrates
3%
Mozzarella
1%
Mayonnaise
Fats
79%
Mozzarella
345%
Mayonnaise

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 619mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.836g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.66g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 12mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise is cheaper (difference - $1.4)

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. Mayonnaise - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171009/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.