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Romano cheese vs Beef - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Romano cheese and Beef?

  • Romano cheese is richer in Calcium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B2, while Beef is higher in Vitamin B12, Zinc, Vitamin B3, Iron, and Vitamin B6.
  • Romano cheese's daily need coverage for Calcium is 105% higher.
  • Beef has 20 times less Sodium than Romano cheese. Romano cheese has 1433mg of Sodium, while Beef has 72mg.

We used Cheese, romano and Beef, ground, 85% lean meat / 15% fat, patty, cooked, broiled types in this comparison.

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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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Beef
Contains more Calcium +5811.1%
Contains more Magnesium +95.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +283.8%
Contains more Iron +237.7%
Contains more Potassium +269.8%
Contains more Copper +183.3%
Contains more Zinc +144.6%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 29% 320% 8% 30% 10% 71% 326% 187%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 98% 6% 29% 15% 29% 173% 85% 10%
Contains more Calcium +5811.1%
Contains more Magnesium +95.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +283.8%
Contains more Iron +237.7%
Contains more Potassium +269.8%
Contains more Copper +183.3%
Contains more Zinc +144.6%
Contains less Sodium -95%

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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Beef
Contains more Vitamin A +4511.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6884.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +349.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +135.7%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 25% 5% 15% 10% 86% 2% 26% 20% 140% 6% 6%
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% 3% 0% 12% 41% 101% 40% 89% 331% 3% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +4511.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6884.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +349.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +135.7%
Contains more Folate +28.6%

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
28
Romano cheese
52
Beef
Mineral Summary Score
122
Romano cheese
55
Beef

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
191%
Romano cheese
156%
Beef
Carbohydrates
4%
Romano cheese
0%
Beef
Fats
124%
Romano cheese
71%
Beef

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.
Romano cheese Beef
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Romano cheese Beef
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?
Beef
Beef is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Beef
Beef is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.73g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beef
Beef contains less Sodium (difference - 1361mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beef
Beef is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.22g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beef
Beef is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Beef
Beef is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
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 Romano cheese Beef Opinion
Calories 387 250 Romano cheese
Protein 31.8 25.93 Romano cheese
Fats 26.94 15.41 Romano cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.63 0 Romano cheese
Cholesterol 104 88 Beef
Vitamin D 20 2 Romano cheese
Iron 0.77 2.6 Beef
Calcium 1064 18 Romano cheese
Potassium 86 318 Beef
Magnesium 41 21 Romano cheese
Sugar 0.73 0 Beef
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.085 Beef
Zinc 2.58 6.31 Beef
Starch
Phosphorus 760 198 Romano cheese
Sodium 1433 72 Beef
Vitamin A 415 9 Romano cheese
Vitamin E 0.23 0.12 Romano cheese
Vitamin D 0.5 0 Romano cheese
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.046 Beef
Vitamin B2 0.37 0.176 Romano cheese
Vitamin B3 0.077 5.378 Beef
Vitamin B5 0.424 0.658 Beef
Vitamin B6 0.085 0.382 Beef
Vitamin B12 1.12 2.64 Beef
Vitamin K 2.2 1.2 Romano cheese
Folate 7 9 Beef
Trans Fat 0.572 Romano cheese
Saturated Fat 17.115 5.895 Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 7.838 6.668 Romano cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.593 0.484 Romano cheese
Tryptophan 0.429 0.094 Romano cheese
Threonine 1.171 0.72 Romano cheese
Isoleucine 1.685 0.822 Romano cheese
Leucine 3.071 1.45 Romano cheese
Lysine 2.941 1.54 Romano cheese
Methionine 0.852 0.478 Romano cheese
Phenylalanine 1.71 0.725 Romano cheese
Valine 2.183 0.914 Romano cheese
Histidine 1.231 0.604 Romano cheese
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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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Romano cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171249/nutrients
  2. Beef - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174032/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.