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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs Sardine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Parmigiano-Reggiano and Sardine

  • Parmigiano-Reggiano has more Calcium, Phosphorus and Zinc, however Sardine has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin D and Iron.
  • Sardine's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 278% more.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano has 9 times more Saturated Fat than Sardine. Parmigiano-Reggiano has 13.317g of Saturated Fat, while Sardine has 1.528g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat and Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone.

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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 Calcium +190.3%
Contains more Copper +28%
Contains more Zinc +195.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.8%
Contains more Iron +224.4%
Contains more Potassium +217.6%
Contains less Sodium -79.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 39
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 34% 333% 12% 28% 80% 106% 313% 200%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 110% 115% 36% 28% 62% 36% 210% 41%
Contains more Calcium +190.3%
Contains more Copper +28%
Contains more Zinc +195.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.8%
Contains more Iron +224.4%
Contains more Potassium +217.6%
Contains less Sodium -79.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 39

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 A +460.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin D +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4500.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +240.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +295.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +52.9%
Equal in Folate - 10
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% 7% 41% 144% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 1118% 7% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +460.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin D +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +175.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4500.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +240.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +295.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +52.9%
Equal in Folate - 10

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
131
Sardine
Mineral Summary Score
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano
79
Sardine

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%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
0%
Sardine
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
53%
Sardine

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Parmigiano-Reggiano Sardine
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 contains less Sodium?
Sardine
Sardine contains less Sodium (difference - 1222mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.789g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sardine
Sardine is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is cheaper (difference - $3.8)
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 Sardine Opinion
Calories 265 208 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Protein 20 24.62 Sardine
Fats 20 11.45 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.37 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Cholesterol 88 142 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 15 193 Sardine
Iron 0.9 2.92 Sardine
Calcium 1109 382 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125 397 Sardine
Magnesium 38 39 Sardine
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.238 0.186 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Zinc 3.87 1.31 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch
Phosphorus 729 490 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sodium 1529 307 Sardine
Vitamin A 605 108 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin E 0.17 2.04 Sardine
Vitamin D 0.4 4.8 Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.029 0.08 Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.486 0.227 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 0.114 5.245 Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.325 0.642 Sardine
Vitamin B6 0.049 0.167 Sardine
Vitamin B12 2.26 8.94 Sardine
Vitamin K 1.7 2.6 Sardine
Folate 10 10
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 13.317 1.528 Sardine
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098 3.869 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462 5.148 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.24 0.276 Sardine
Threonine 1.519 1.079 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2 1.134 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983 2.001 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459 2.26 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369 0.729 Sardine
Phenylalanine 1.604 0.961 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498 1.268 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752 0.725 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. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/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.