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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
Contains more Calcium +303.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.8%
Contains more Zinc +307.4%
Contains more Copper +116.4%
Contains more Iron +1220%
Contains more Magnesium +689.5%
Contains more Potassium +44.8%
Equal in Sodium - 1500
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 333% 34% 28% 313% 12% 200% 106% 80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Contains more Calcium +303.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +104.8%
Contains more Zinc +307.4%
Contains more Copper +116.4%
Contains more Iron +1220%
Contains more Magnesium +689.5%
Contains more Potassium +44.8%
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 Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +785%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.12
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 37% 4% 12% 0% 8% 113% 3% 20% 12% 8% 283% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 2%
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 Folate +400%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +785%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.12

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.
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 Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parmigiano-Reggiano Caviar Opinion
Net carbs 1.37g 4g Caviar
Protein 20g 24.6g Caviar
Fats 20g 17.9g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbs 1.37g 4g Caviar
Calories 265kcal 264kcal Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 1109mg 275mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 0.9mg 11.88mg Caviar
Magnesium 38mg 300mg Caviar
Phosphorus 729mg 356mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125mg 181mg Caviar
Sodium 1529mg 1500mg Caviar
Zinc 3.87mg 0.95mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Copper 0.238mg 0.11mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin A 605IU 905IU Caviar
Vitamin E 0.17mg 1.89mg Caviar
Vitamin D 15IU 117IU Caviar
Vitamin D 0.4µg 2.9µg Caviar
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.19mg Caviar
Vitamin B2 0.486mg 0.62mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 0.114mg 0.12mg Caviar
Vitamin B5 0.325mg 3.5mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.049mg 0.32mg Caviar
Folate 10µg 50µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 2.26µg 20µg Caviar
Vitamin K 1.7µg 0.6µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Tryptophan 0.24mg 0.323mg Caviar
Threonine 1.519mg 1.263mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2mg 1.035mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983mg 2.133mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459mg 1.834mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369mg 0.646mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 1.604mg 1.071mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498mg 1.263mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752mg 0.649mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Cholesterol 88mg 588mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 13.317g 4.06g Caviar
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098g 4.631g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462g 7.405g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parmigiano-Reggiano Caviar
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
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 food.
Protein
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
148%
Caviar
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
4%
Caviar
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
83%
Caviar

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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. 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.