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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Parmigiano-Reggiano and Turkey meat

  • Parmigiano-Reggiano has more Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, and Copper, however Turkey meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Selenium.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano covers your daily Calcium needs 110% more than Turkey meat.
  • Turkey meat has 15 times less Sodium than Parmigiano-Reggiano. Parmigiano-Reggiano has 1529mg of Sodium, while Turkey meat has 103mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat and Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted.

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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 +7821.4%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +226.9%
Contains more Zinc +56%
Contains more Copper +155.9%
Contains more Iron +21.1%
Contains more Potassium +91.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 333% 34% 28% 313% 12% 200% 106% 80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Contains more Calcium +7821.4%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +226.9%
Contains more Zinc +56%
Contains more Copper +155.9%
Contains more Iron +21.1%
Contains more Potassium +91.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +1451.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73%
Contains more Folate +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +121.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8297.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +191.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1157.1%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.4
Equal in Folate - 9
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 3% 2% 12% 0% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 7% 128% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1451.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73%
Contains more Folate +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +121.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8297.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +191.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1157.1%
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.4
Equal in Folate - 9

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parmigiano-Reggiano Turkey meat Opinion
Net carbs 1.37g 0.06g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Protein 20g 28.55g Turkey meat
Fats 20g 7.39g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbs 1.37g 0.06g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Calories 265kcal 189kcal Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 1109mg 14mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 0.9mg 1.09mg Turkey meat
Magnesium 38mg 30mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phosphorus 729mg 223mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125mg 239mg Turkey meat
Sodium 1529mg 103mg Turkey meat
Zinc 3.87mg 2.48mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Copper 0.238mg 0.093mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin A 605IU 39IU Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.07mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 15IU 15IU
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.4µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.045mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B2 0.486mg 0.281mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 0.114mg 9.573mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.325mg 0.948mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.049mg 0.616mg Turkey meat
Folate 10µg 9µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B12 2.26µg 1.02µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 1.7µg 0µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Tryptophan 0.24mg 0.291mg Turkey meat
Threonine 1.519mg 1.004mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2mg 0.796mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983mg 1.925mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459mg 2.282mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369mg 0.724mg Turkey meat
Phenylalanine 1.604mg 0.903mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498mg 0.902mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752mg 0.749mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Cholesterol 88mg 109mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Trans Fat g 0.101g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Saturated Fat 13.317g 2.155g Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098g 2.647g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462g 2.119g Turkey meat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parmigiano-Reggiano Turkey meat
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
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano
37
Turkey meat

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
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
34%
Turkey meat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1426mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.162g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 21mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/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.