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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs Powdered milk - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Parmigiano-Reggiano and Powdered milk?

  • Parmigiano-Reggiano is richer in Calcium, and Copper, yet Powdered milk is richer in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Choline.
  • Powdered milk's daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 is 55% higher.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano has 4 times more Sodium than Powdered milk. Parmigiano-Reggiano has 1529mg of Sodium, while Powdered milk has 371mg.

We used Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat and Milk, dry, whole, without added vitamin D 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 +91.5%
Contains more Calcium +21.6%
Contains more Copper +197.5%
Contains more Zinc +15.9%
Contains more Potassium +964%
Contains more Magnesium +123.7%
Contains less Sodium -75.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 776
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 34% 333% 12% 28% 80% 106% 313% 200%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 274% 118% 61% 27% 92% 333% 49%
Contains more Iron +91.5%
Contains more Calcium +21.6%
Contains more Copper +197.5%
Contains more Zinc +15.9%
Contains more Potassium +964%
Contains more Magnesium +123.7%
Contains less Sodium -75.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 776

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +241.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +875.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +598.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +516.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +29.4%
Contains more Folate +270%
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 29% 57% 12% 15% 71% 279% 13% 137% 70% 407% 6% 28%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +54.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +241.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +875.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +598.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +516.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +29.4%
Contains more Folate +270%

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
93
Powdered milk
Mineral Summary Score
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano
121
Powdered milk

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
158%
Powdered milk
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
38%
Powdered milk
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
123%
Powdered milk

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 Powdered milk
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals Equal

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is better in case of low diet
Parmigiano-Reggiano Powdered milk
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?
Powdered milk
Powdered milk contains less Sodium (difference - 1158mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Powdered milk
Powdered milk is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Powdered milk
Powdered milk is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Powdered milk
Powdered milk is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Sugar (difference - 38.42g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.425g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parmigiano-Reggiano Powdered milk Opinion
Calories 265 496 Powdered milk
Protein 20 26.32 Powdered milk
Fats 20 26.71 Powdered milk
Vitamin C 0 8.6 Powdered milk
Carbs 1.37 38.42 Powdered milk
Cholesterol 88 97 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 15 20 Powdered milk
Iron 0.9 0.47 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Calcium 1109 912 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125 1330 Powdered milk
Magnesium 38 85 Powdered milk
Sugar 0 38.42 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.238 0.08 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Zinc 3.87 3.34 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch
Phosphorus 729 776 Powdered milk
Sodium 1529 371 Powdered milk
Vitamin A 605 934 Powdered milk
Vitamin E 0.17 0.58 Powdered milk
Vitamin D 0.4 0.5 Powdered milk
Vitamin B1 0.029 0.283 Powdered milk
Vitamin B2 0.486 1.205 Powdered milk
Vitamin B3 0.114 0.646 Powdered milk
Vitamin B5 0.325 2.271 Powdered milk
Vitamin B6 0.049 0.302 Powdered milk
Vitamin B12 2.26 3.25 Powdered milk
Vitamin K 1.7 2.2 Powdered milk
Folate 10 37 Powdered milk
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 13.317 16.742 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098 7.924 Powdered milk
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462 0.665 Powdered milk
Tryptophan 0.24 0.371 Powdered milk
Threonine 1.519 1.188 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2 1.592 Powdered milk
Leucine 2.983 2.578 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459 2.087 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369 0.66 Powdered milk
Phenylalanine 1.604 1.271 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498 1.762 Powdered milk
Histidine 0.752 0.714 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 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. Powdered milk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173454/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.