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Romano cheese vs Swiss cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Romano cheese and Swiss cheese different?

  • Romano cheese is richer in Phosphorus, Calcium, Iron, and Vitamin B2, while Swiss cheese is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin A RAE, and Zinc.
  • Swiss cheese covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 81% more than Romano cheese.
  • Romano cheese contains 8 times more Sodium than Swiss cheese. Romano cheese contains 1433mg of Sodium, while Swiss cheese contains 187mg.

Cheese, romano and Cheese, swiss types were used 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 +19.6%
Contains more Iron +492.3%
Contains more Magnesium +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains less Sodium -87%
Contains more Zinc +69.4%
Contains more Copper +56.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 320% 29% 30% 326% 8% 187% 71% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 267% 5% 24% 246% 7% 25% 120% 16%
Contains more Calcium +19.6%
Contains more Iron +492.3%
Contains more Magnesium +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains less Sodium -87%
Contains more Zinc +69.4%
Contains more Copper +56.7%

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 B1 +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +152.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +160.9%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +173.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 25% 5% 15% 0% 10% 86% 2% 26% 20% 6% 140% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 63% 12% 0% 0% 3% 70% 2% 22% 17% 8% 383% 4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +152.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +160.9%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +173.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Romano cheese Swiss cheese Opinion
Net carbs 3.63g 1.44g Romano cheese
Protein 31.8g 26.96g Romano cheese
Fats 26.94g 30.99g Swiss cheese
Carbs 3.63g 1.44g Romano cheese
Calories 387kcal 393kcal Swiss cheese
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Swiss cheese
Sugar 0.73g 0g Swiss cheese
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 1064mg 890mg Romano cheese
Iron 0.77mg 0.13mg Romano cheese
Magnesium 41mg 33mg Romano cheese
Phosphorus 760mg 574mg Romano cheese
Potassium 86mg 72mg Romano cheese
Sodium 1433mg 187mg Swiss cheese
Zinc 2.58mg 4.37mg Swiss cheese
Copper 0.03mg 0.047mg Swiss cheese
Vitamin A 415IU 1047IU Swiss cheese
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.6mg Swiss cheese
Vitamin D 20IU 0IU Romano cheese
Vitamin D 0.5µg 0µg Romano cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.011mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B2 0.37mg 0.302mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B3 0.077mg 0.064mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B5 0.424mg 0.353mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B6 0.085mg 0.071mg Romano cheese
Folate 7µg 10µg Swiss cheese
Vitamin B12 1.12µg 3.06µg Swiss cheese
Vitamin K 2.2µg 1.4µg Romano cheese
Tryptophan 0.429mg 0.401mg Romano cheese
Threonine 1.171mg 1.038mg Romano cheese
Isoleucine 1.685mg 1.537mg Romano cheese
Leucine 3.071mg 2.959mg Romano cheese
Lysine 2.941mg 2.585mg Romano cheese
Methionine 0.852mg 0.784mg Romano cheese
Phenylalanine 1.71mg 1.662mg Romano cheese
Valine 2.183mg 2.139mg Romano cheese
Histidine 1.231mg 1.065mg Romano cheese
Cholesterol 104mg 93mg Swiss cheese
Trans Fat g 0.987g Romano cheese
Saturated Fat 17.115g 18.227g Romano cheese
Monounsaturated Fat 7.838g 8.046g Swiss cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.593g 1.341g Swiss cheese

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Romano cheese Swiss cheese
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
28
Romano cheese
48
Swiss cheese
Mineral Summary Score
122
Romano cheese
88
Swiss cheese

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
162%
Swiss cheese
Carbohydrates
4%
Romano cheese
1%
Swiss cheese
Fats
124%
Romano cheese
143%
Swiss cheese

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Swiss cheese
Swiss cheese is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.73g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Swiss cheese
Swiss cheese contains less Sodium (difference - 1246mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Swiss cheese
Swiss cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Swiss cheese
Swiss cheese is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.112g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
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. Romano cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171249/nutrients
  2. Swiss cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171251/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.