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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs Gouda cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Parmigiano-Reggiano and Gouda cheese?

  • Gouda cheese has less Calcium, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Copper, Vitamin B2, Iron, and Selenium than Parmigiano-Reggiano.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano's daily need coverage for Calcium is 41% higher.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano has 7 times more Copper than Gouda cheese. Parmigiano-Reggiano has 0.238mg of Copper, while Gouda cheese has 0.036mg.
  • Gouda cheese contains less Sodium.

We used Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat and Cheese, gouda 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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Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Calcium +58.4%
Contains more Magnesium +31%
Contains more Copper +561.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -46.4%
Equal in Potassium - 121
Equal in Zinc - 3.9
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 34% 333% 12% 28% 80% 106% 313% 200%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 210% 11% 21% 12% 107% 234% 107%
Contains more Iron +275%
Contains more Calcium +58.4%
Contains more Magnesium +31%
Contains more Copper +561.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -46.4%
Equal in Potassium - 121
Equal in Zinc - 3.9

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 B2 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +46.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +35.3%
Contains more Folate +110%
Equal in Vitamin A - 563
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.34
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% 34% 5% 15% 8% 78% 2% 21% 19% 193% 6% 16%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +46.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +35.3%
Contains more Folate +110%
Equal in Vitamin A - 563
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.34

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
33
Gouda cheese
Mineral Summary Score
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano
89
Gouda 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 food.
Protein
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
150%
Gouda cheese
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
2%
Gouda cheese
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
127%
Gouda cheese

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 Gouda cheese
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar 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 for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parmigiano-Reggiano Gouda 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 - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.22g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.297g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Gouda cheese
Gouda cheese contains less Sodium (difference - 710mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Gouda cheese
Gouda cheese is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parmigiano-Reggiano Gouda cheese Opinion
Calories 265 356 Gouda cheese
Protein 20 24.94 Gouda cheese
Fats 20 27.44 Gouda cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.37 2.22 Gouda cheese
Cholesterol 88 114 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 15 20 Gouda cheese
Iron 0.9 0.24 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Calcium 1109 700 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125 121 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Magnesium 38 29 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sugar 0 2.22 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.238 0.036 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Zinc 3.87 3.9 Gouda cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 729 546 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sodium 1529 819 Gouda cheese
Vitamin A 605 563 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin E 0.17 0.24 Gouda cheese
Vitamin D 0.4 0.5 Gouda cheese
Vitamin B1 0.029 0.03 Gouda cheese
Vitamin B2 0.486 0.334 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 0.114 0.063 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B5 0.325 0.34 Gouda cheese
Vitamin B6 0.049 0.08 Gouda cheese
Vitamin B12 2.26 1.54 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 1.7 2.3 Gouda cheese
Folate 10 21 Gouda cheese
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 13.317 17.614 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098 7.747 Gouda cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462 0.657 Gouda cheese
Tryptophan 0.24 0.352 Gouda cheese
Threonine 1.519 0.93 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2 1.306 Gouda cheese
Leucine 2.983 2.564 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459 2.654 Gouda cheese
Methionine 0.369 0.719 Gouda cheese
Phenylalanine 1.604 1.431 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498 1.806 Gouda cheese
Histidine 0.752 1.032 Gouda cheese
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 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. Gouda cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171241/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.