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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs. Tarragon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Parmigiano-Reggiano and Tarragon

  • Parmigiano-Reggiano has more Vitamin B12, and Phosphorus, however, Tarragon is higher in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Magnesium, Folate, and Vitamin B2.
  • Tarragon covers your daily Iron needs 393% more than Parmigiano-Reggiano.
  • Tarragon has less Sodium.

Food varieties used in this article are Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat and Spices, tarragon, dried.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Phosphorus +132.9%
Contains more Selenium +302.3%
Contains more Iron +3488.9%
Contains more Magnesium +813.2%
Contains more Potassium +2316%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Copper +184.5%
Contains more Manganese +9272.9%
Equal in Calcium - 1139
Equal in Zinc - 3.9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 333% 34% 28% 313% 12% 200% 106% 80% 12% 97%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226% 1040% 24%
Contains more Phosphorus +132.9%
Contains more Selenium +302.3%
Contains more Iron +3488.9%
Contains more Magnesium +813.2%
Contains more Potassium +2316%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Copper +184.5%
Contains more Manganese +9272.9%
Equal in Calcium - 1139
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +594.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +765.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7750.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4818.4%
Contains more Folate +2640%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 37% 4% 12% 0% 8% 113% 3% 20% 12% 8% 283% 12% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +594.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +765.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7750.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4818.4%
Contains more Folate +2640%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +176.2%
Contains more Water +553.7%
Contains more Protein +13.9%
Contains more Carbs +3565.7%
Contains more Other +49.8%
20% 20% 51% 8%
Protein: 20 g
Fats: 20 g
Carbs: 1.37 g
Water: 50.6 g
Other: 8.03 g
23% 7% 50% 8% 12%
Protein: 22.77 g
Fats: 7.24 g
Carbs: 50.22 g
Water: 7.74 g
Other: 12.03 g
Contains more Fats +176.2%
Contains more Water +553.7%
Contains more Protein +13.9%
Contains more Carbs +3565.7%
Contains more Other +49.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1186.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -85.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +700.4%
67% 31% 2%
Saturated Fat: 13.317 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.098 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.462 g
31% 8% 61%
Saturated Fat: 1.881 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.474 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.698 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1186.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -85.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +700.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Parmigiano-Reggiano Tarragon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parmigiano-Reggiano Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 1.37g 42.82g Tarragon
Protein 20g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 20g 7.24g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbs 1.37g 50.22g Tarragon
Calories 265kcal 295kcal Tarragon
Fiber 0g 7.4g Tarragon
Calcium 1109mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 0.9mg 32.3mg Tarragon
Magnesium 38mg 347mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 729mg 313mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 1529mg 62mg Tarragon
Zinc 3.87mg 3.9mg Tarragon
Copper 0.238mg 0.677mg Tarragon
Manganese 0.085mg 7.967mg Tarragon
Selenium 17.7µg 4.4µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin A 605IU 4200IU Tarragon
Vitamin A RAE 160µg 210µg Tarragon
Vitamin E 0.17mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 15IU 0IU Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin C 0mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.251mg Tarragon
Vitamin B2 0.486mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 0.114mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.325mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B6 0.049mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 10µg 274µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 2.26µg 0µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Choline 20.7mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 1.7µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Tryptophan 0.24mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Threonine 1.519mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phenylalanine 1.604mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Cholesterol 88mg 0mg Tarragon
Saturated Fat 13.317g 1.881g Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098g 0.474g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462g 3.698g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parmigiano-Reggiano Tarragon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
39%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
132%
Tarragon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
121%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
360%
Tarragon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tarragon
Tarragon contains less Sodium (difference - 1467mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 88mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.436g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Parmigiano-Reggiano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173452/nutrients
  2. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.