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

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 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 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 0% 0%
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%

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parmigiano-Reggiano Sesame Opinion
Net carbs 1.37g 11.65g Sesame
Protein 20g 17.73g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats 20g 49.67g Sesame
Carbs 1.37g 23.45g Sesame
Calories 265kcal 573kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0.3g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fiber 0g 11.8g Sesame
Calcium 1109mg 975mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 0.9mg 14.55mg Sesame
Magnesium 38mg 351mg Sesame
Phosphorus 729mg 629mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125mg 468mg Sesame
Sodium 1529mg 11mg Sesame
Zinc 3.87mg 7.75mg Sesame
Copper 0.238mg 4.082mg Sesame
Vitamin A 605IU 9IU Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.25mg Sesame
Vitamin D 15IU 0IU Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.791mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.486mg 0.247mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 0.114mg 4.515mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.325mg 0.05mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B6 0.049mg 0.79mg Sesame
Folate 10µg 97µg Sesame
Vitamin B12 2.26µg 0µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 1.7µg 0µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Tryptophan 0.24mg 0.388mg Sesame
Threonine 1.519mg 0.736mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2mg 0.763mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983mg 1.358mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459mg 0.569mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369mg 0.586mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 1.604mg 0.94mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498mg 0.99mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752mg 0.522mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Cholesterol 88mg 0mg Sesame
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 13.317g 6.957g Sesame
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098g 18.759g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462g 21.773g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parmigiano-Reggiano Sesame
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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 1518mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 88mg)
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.

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.