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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs Caviar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Parmigiano-Reggiano and Caviar?

  • Parmigiano-Reggiano is richer in Calcium and Phosphorus, yet Caviar is richer in Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, Choline, Vitamin B5 and Magnesium.
  • Caviar's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 739% higher.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano has 4 times more Calcium than Caviar. Parmigiano-Reggiano has 1109mg of Calcium, while Caviar has 275mg.
  • Caviar contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat and Fish, caviar, black and red, granular 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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Caviar
Contains more Calcium +303.3%
Contains more Copper +116.4%
Contains more Zinc +307.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.8%
Contains more Iron +1220%
Contains more Potassium +44.8%
Contains more Magnesium +689.5%
Equal in Sodium - 1500
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 34% 333% 12% 28% 80% 106% 313% 200%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 446% 83% 16% 215% 37% 26% 153% 196%
Contains more Calcium +303.3%
Contains more Copper +116.4%
Contains more Zinc +307.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.8%
Contains more Iron +1220%
Contains more Potassium +44.8%
Contains more Magnesium +689.5%
Equal in Sodium - 1500

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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Caviar
Contains more Vitamin K +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +49.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1011.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +555.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +976.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +553.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +785%
Contains more Folate +400%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.12
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 37% 4% 12% 8% 113% 3% 20% 12% 283% 5% 8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 55% 38% 87% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 2500% 2% 38%
Contains more Vitamin K +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +49.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1011.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +555.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +976.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +553.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +785%
Contains more Folate +400%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.12

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
42
Parmigiano-Reggiano
266
Caviar
Mineral Summary Score
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano
146
Caviar

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
148%
Caviar
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
4%
Caviar
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
83%
Caviar

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 Caviar
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 500mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is cheaper (difference - $96.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Caviar
Caviar contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.257g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Caviar Opinion
Calories 265 264 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Protein 20 24.6 Caviar
Fats 20 17.9 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.37 4 Caviar
Cholesterol 88 588 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 15 117 Caviar
Iron 0.9 11.88 Caviar
Calcium 1109 275 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125 181 Caviar
Magnesium 38 300 Caviar
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.238 0.11 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Zinc 3.87 0.95 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch
Phosphorus 729 356 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sodium 1529 1500 Caviar
Vitamin A 605 905 Caviar
Vitamin E 0.17 1.89 Caviar
Vitamin D 0.4 2.9 Caviar
Vitamin B1 0.029 0.19 Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.486 0.62 Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.114 0.12 Caviar
Vitamin B5 0.325 3.5 Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.049 0.32 Caviar
Vitamin B12 2.26 20 Caviar
Vitamin K 1.7 0.6 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Folate 10 50 Caviar
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 13.317 4.06 Caviar
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098 4.631 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462 7.405 Caviar
Tryptophan 0.24 0.323 Caviar
Threonine 1.519 1.263 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2 1.035 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983 2.133 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459 1.834 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369 0.646 Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.604 1.071 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498 1.263 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752 0.649 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fructose

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Parmigiano-Reggiano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173452/nutrients
  2. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.