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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 Phosphorus, however Tarragon is higher in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Potassium, Magnesium, Folate and Vitamin B2.
  • Tarragon covers your daily Iron needs 393% more than Parmigiano-Reggiano.
  • Tarragon contains 25 times less Sodium than Parmigiano-Reggiano. Parmigiano-Reggiano contains 1529mg of Sodium, while Tarragon contains 62mg.

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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Phosphorus +132.9%
Contains more Iron +3488.9%
Contains more Potassium +2316%
Contains more Magnesium +813.2%
Contains more Copper +184.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Equal in Calcium - 1139
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 1212% 342% 267% 248% 226% 107% 135% 9%
Contains more Phosphorus +132.9%
Contains more Iron +3488.9%
Contains more Potassium +2316%
Contains more Magnesium +813.2%
Contains more Copper +184.5%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
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" 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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +594.2%
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 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 167% 252% 0% 0% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 0% 0% 206%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +594.2%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
42
Parmigiano-Reggiano
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano
318
Tarragon

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 the food
Protein
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
50%
Tarragon
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
33%
Tarragon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Parmigiano-Reggiano Tarragon
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Parmigiano-Reggiano Tarragon
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?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 88mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tarragon
Tarragon contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tarragon
Tarragon contains less Sodium (difference - 1467mg)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Parmigiano-Reggiano Tarragon Opinion
Calories 265 295 Tarragon
Protein 20 22.77 Tarragon
Fats 20 7.24 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin C 0 50 Tarragon
Carbs 1.37 50.22 Tarragon
Cholesterol 88 0 Tarragon
Vitamin D 15 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 0.9 32.3 Tarragon
Calcium 1109 1139 Tarragon
Potassium 125 3020 Tarragon
Magnesium 38 347 Tarragon
Sugars 0 Tarragon
Fiber 0 7.4 Tarragon
Copper 0.238 0.677 Tarragon
Zinc 3.87 3.9 Tarragon
Starch
Phosphorus 729 313 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sodium 1529 62 Tarragon
Vitamin A 605 4200 Tarragon
Vitamin E 0.17 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 0.4 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B1 0.029 0.251 Tarragon
Vitamin B2 0.486 1.339 Tarragon
Vitamin B3 0.114 8.95 Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.325 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B6 0.049 2.41 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 2.26 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 1.7 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Folate 10 274 Tarragon
Trans Fat 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Saturated Fat 13.317 1.881 Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098 0.474 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462 3.698 Tarragon
Tryptophan 0.24 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Threonine 1.519 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phenylalanine 1.604 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752 Parmigiano-Reggiano
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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 of 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. 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.