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Mozzarella vs Seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Mozzarella and Seed

  • Mozzarella has less Fiber, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B12 than Seed.
  • Seed covers your daily need of Fiber 138% more than Mozzarella.
  • Mozzarella has 3 times more Saturated Fat than Seed. While Mozzarella has 10.867g of Saturated Fat, Seed has only 3.33g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium and Seeds, chia seeds, dried.

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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 +15.8%
Contains more Iron +2988%
Contains more Magnesium +1188.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.1%
Contains more Potassium +328.4%
Contains more Zinc +46.3%
Contains more Copper +3322.2%
Equal in Sodium - 16
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Contains more Calcium +15.8%
Contains more Iron +2988%
Contains more Magnesium +1188.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.1%
Contains more Potassium +328.4%
Contains more Zinc +46.3%
Contains more Copper +3322.2%
Equal in Sodium - 16

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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Seed
Contains more Vitamin A +857.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3000%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7258.3%
Contains more Folate +444.4%
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% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +857.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3000%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7258.3%
Contains more Folate +444.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mozzarella Seed Opinion
Net carbs 3.1g 7.72g Seed
Protein 27.5g 16.54g Mozzarella
Fats 17.1g 30.74g Seed
Carbs 3.1g 42.12g Seed
Calories 280kcal 486kcal Seed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.23g g Seed
Fiber 0g 34.4g Seed
Calcium 731mg 631mg Mozzarella
Iron 0.25mg 7.72mg Seed
Magnesium 26mg 335mg Seed
Phosphorus 524mg 860mg Seed
Potassium 95mg 407mg Seed
Sodium 16mg 16mg
Zinc 3.13mg 4.58mg Seed
Copper 0.027mg 0.924mg Seed
Vitamin A 517IU 54IU Mozzarella
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.5mg Seed
Vitamin D 13IU IU Mozzarella
Vitamin D 0.3µg µg Mozzarella
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Seed
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.62mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.34mg 0.17mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 8.83mg Seed
Vitamin B5 mg mg
Vitamin B6 0.08mg mg Mozzarella
Folate 9µg 49µg Seed
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 0µg Mozzarella
Vitamin K 1.8µg µg Mozzarella
Tryptophan mg 0.436mg Seed
Threonine mg 0.709mg Seed
Isoleucine mg 0.801mg Seed
Leucine mg 1.371mg Seed
Lysine mg 0.97mg Seed
Methionine mg 0.588mg Seed
Phenylalanine mg 1.016mg Seed
Valine mg 0.95mg Seed
Histidine mg 0.531mg Seed
Cholesterol 54mg 0mg Seed
Trans Fat g 0.14g Mozzarella
Saturated Fat 10.867g 3.33g Seed
Monounsaturated Fat 4.844g 2.309g Mozzarella
Polyunsaturated fat 0.509g 23.665g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mozzarella Seed
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
35
Seed
Mineral Summary Score
72
Mozzarella
195
Seed

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
99%
Seed
Carbohydrates
3%
Mozzarella
42%
Seed
Fats
79%
Mozzarella
142%
Seed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Seed
Seed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Seed
Seed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.537g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seed
Seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (16 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.