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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Parmigiano-Reggiano and Sesame?

  • Sesame is richer than Parmigiano-Reggiano in Copper, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B12, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Fiber, and Zinc.
  • Sesame's daily need coverage for Copper is 427% more.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano has 139 times more Sodium than Sesame. While Parmigiano-Reggiano has 1529mg of Sodium, Sesame has only 11mg.

We used Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat and Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried types in this article.

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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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Sesame
Contains more Calcium +13.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.9%
Contains more Iron +1516.7%
Contains more Potassium +274.4%
Contains more Magnesium +823.7%
Contains more Copper +1615.1%
Contains more Zinc +100.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 34% 333% 12% 28% 80% 106% 313% 200%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 546% 293% 42% 251% 1361% 212% 270% 2%
Contains more Calcium +13.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.9%
Contains more Iron +1516.7%
Contains more Potassium +274.4%
Contains more Magnesium +823.7%
Contains more Copper +1615.1%
Contains more Zinc +100.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%

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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Sesame
Contains more Vitamin A +6622.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +550%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2627.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3860.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1512.2%
Contains more Folate +870%
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% 1% 5% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 0% 0% 73%
Contains more Vitamin A +6622.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +550%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2627.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3860.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1512.2%
Contains more Folate +870%

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
50
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano
372
Sesame

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
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
23%
Sesame
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
229%
Sesame

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

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Parmigiano-Reggiano Sesame
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?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 88mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 1518mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.36g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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.
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 Sesame Opinion
Calories 265 573 Sesame
Protein 20 17.73 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats 20 49.67 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.37 23.45 Sesame
Cholesterol 88 0 Sesame
Vitamin D 15 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 0.9 14.55 Sesame
Calcium 1109 975 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125 468 Sesame
Magnesium 38 351 Sesame
Sugar 0 0.3 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fiber 0 11.8 Sesame
Copper 0.238 4.082 Sesame
Zinc 3.87 7.75 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 729 629 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sodium 1529 11 Sesame
Vitamin A 605 9 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin E 0.17 0.25 Sesame
Vitamin D 0.4 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B1 0.029 0.791 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.486 0.247 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 0.114 4.515 Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.325 0.05 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B6 0.049 0.79 Sesame
Vitamin B12 2.26 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 1.7 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Folate 10 97 Sesame
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 13.317 6.957 Sesame
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098 18.759 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462 21.773 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.24 0.388 Sesame
Threonine 1.519 0.736 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2 0.763 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983 1.358 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459 0.569 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369 0.586 Sesame
Phenylalanine 1.604 0.94 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498 0.99 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752 0.522 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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.