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Mozzarella vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Mozzarella and Sesame

  • The amount of Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Zinc, Vitamin B12, Selenium, and Vitamin B3 in Sesame is higher than in Mozzarella.
  • Sesame covers your daily Copper needs 451% more than Mozzarella.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium and Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, 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 +33.4%
Contains more Iron +5720%
Contains more Magnesium +1250%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains more Potassium +392.6%
Contains less Sodium -31.3%
Contains more Zinc +147.6%
Contains more Copper +15018.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Contains more Calcium +33.4%
Contains more Iron +5720%
Contains more Magnesium +1250%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains more Potassium +392.6%
Contains less Sodium -31.3%
Contains more Zinc +147.6%
Contains more Copper +15018.5%

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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Sesame
Contains more Vitamin A +5644.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3855%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3662.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +887.5%
Contains more Folate +977.8%
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 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +5644.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3855%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3662.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +887.5%
Contains more Folate +977.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mozzarella Sesame Opinion
Net carbs 3.1g 11.65g Sesame
Protein 27.5g 17.73g Mozzarella
Fats 17.1g 49.67g Sesame
Carbs 3.1g 23.45g Sesame
Calories 280kcal 573kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.23g 0.3g Sesame
Fiber 0g 11.8g Sesame
Calcium 731mg 975mg Sesame
Iron 0.25mg 14.55mg Sesame
Magnesium 26mg 351mg Sesame
Phosphorus 524mg 629mg Sesame
Potassium 95mg 468mg Sesame
Sodium 16mg 11mg Sesame
Zinc 3.13mg 7.75mg Sesame
Copper 0.027mg 4.082mg Sesame
Vitamin A 517IU 9IU Mozzarella
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.25mg Sesame
Vitamin D 13IU 0IU Mozzarella
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0µg Mozzarella
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.791mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.34mg 0.247mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 4.515mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 mg 0.05mg Sesame
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.79mg Sesame
Folate 9µg 97µg Sesame
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 0µg Mozzarella
Vitamin K 1.8µg 0µg Mozzarella
Tryptophan mg 0.388mg Sesame
Threonine mg 0.736mg Sesame
Isoleucine mg 0.763mg Sesame
Leucine mg 1.358mg Sesame
Lysine mg 0.569mg Sesame
Methionine mg 0.586mg Sesame
Phenylalanine mg 0.94mg Sesame
Valine mg 0.99mg Sesame
Histidine mg 0.522mg Sesame
Cholesterol 54mg 0mg Sesame
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 10.867g 6.957g Sesame
Monounsaturated Fat 4.844g 18.759g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.509g 21.773g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mozzarella Sesame
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
50
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
72
Mozzarella
372
Sesame

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
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
3%
Mozzarella
23%
Sesame
Fats
79%
Mozzarella
229%
Sesame

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.93g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.91g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is cheaper (difference - $2)
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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.