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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs Cream cheese - In-Depth Nutrition 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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Contains more Iron +718.2%
Contains more Calcium +1043.3%
Contains more Magnesium +322.2%
Contains more Copper +1222.2%
Contains more Zinc +674%
Contains more Phosphorus +581.3%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Equal in Potassium - 132
Contains more Iron +718.2%
Contains more Calcium +1043.3%
Contains more Magnesium +322.2%
Contains more Copper +1222.2%
Contains more Zinc +674%
Contains more Phosphorus +581.3%
Contains less Sodium -79.5%
Equal in Potassium - 132

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +111.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +927.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +83.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +405.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +111.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +927.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +83.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +405.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +23.5%

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
23
Parmigiano-Reggiano
14
Cream cheese
Mineral Summary Score
114
Parmigiano-Reggiano
17
Cream cheese

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
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
37%
Cream cheese
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
6%
Cream cheese
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
159%
Cream cheese

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.
Parmigiano-Reggiano Cream cheese
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Parmigiano-Reggiano Cream cheese
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 13mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano contains less Sugars (difference - 3.76g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.896g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cream cheese
Cream cheese contains less Sodium (difference - 1215mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cream cheese
Cream cheese is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
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.

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 Parmigiano-Reggiano Cream cheese Opinion
Calories 265 350 Cream cheese
Protein 20 6.15 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats 20 34.44 Cream cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.37 5.52 Cream cheese
Cholesterol 88 101 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 15 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 0.9 0.11 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Calcium 1109 97 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125 132 Cream cheese
Magnesium 38 9 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sugars 0 3.76 Cream cheese
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.238 0.018 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Zinc 3.87 0.5 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch 0.35 Cream cheese
Phosphorus 729 107 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sodium 1529 314 Cream cheese
Vitamin A 605 1111 Cream cheese
Vitamin E 0.17 0.86 Cream cheese
Vitamin D 0.4 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B1 0.029 0.023 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B2 0.486 0.23 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 0.114 0.091 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B5 0.325 0.517 Cream cheese
Vitamin B6 0.049 0.056 Cream cheese
Vitamin B12 2.26 0.22 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 1.7 2.1 Cream cheese
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 13.317 20.213 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098 8.907 Cream cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462 1.483 Cream cheese
Tryptophan 0.24 0.069 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Threonine 1.519 0.233 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2 0.324 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983 0.657 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459 0.567 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369 0.191 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phenylalanine 1.604 0.291 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498 0.395 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752 0.175 Parmigiano-Reggiano
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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