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Romano cheese vs Turkey meat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Romano cheese and Turkey meat

  • Romano cheese is richer in Calcium, Phosphorus and Vitamin A, yet Turkey meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Choline and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Calcium from Romano cheese is 105% higher.
  • Romano cheese contains 14 times more Sodium than Turkey meat. Romano cheese contains 1433mg of Sodium, while Turkey meat contains 103mg.

Food types used in this article are Cheese, romano 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
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Contains more Calcium +7500%
Contains more Magnesium +36.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +240.8%
Contains more Iron +41.6%
Contains more Potassium +177.9%
Contains more Copper +210%
Contains less Sodium -92.8%
Equal in Zinc - 2.48
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 29% 320% 8% 30% 10% 71% 326% 187%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 41% 5% 22% 22% 31% 68% 96% 14%
Contains more Calcium +7500%
Contains more Magnesium +36.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +240.8%
Contains more Iron +41.6%
Contains more Potassium +177.9%
Contains more Copper +210%
Contains less Sodium -92.8%
Equal in Zinc - 2.48

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 +964.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12332.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +123.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +624.7%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.02
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% 3% 2% 12% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 128% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +964.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12332.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +123.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +624.7%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.02

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
28
Romano cheese
50
Turkey meat
Mineral Summary Score
122
Romano cheese
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 the food
Protein
191%
Romano cheese
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
4%
Romano cheese
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
124%
Romano cheese
34%
Turkey meat

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.
Romano cheese Turkey meat
Lower in Sugars ok
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 Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Romano cheese Turkey meat
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 contains less Sugars?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sugars (difference - 0.73g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1330mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.96g)
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 - $2.6)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Romano cheese Turkey meat Opinion
Calories 387 189 Romano cheese
Protein 31.8 28.55 Romano cheese
Fats 26.94 7.39 Romano cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.63 0.06 Romano cheese
Cholesterol 104 109 Romano cheese
Vitamin D 20 15 Romano cheese
Iron 0.77 1.09 Turkey meat
Calcium 1064 14 Romano cheese
Potassium 86 239 Turkey meat
Magnesium 41 30 Romano cheese
Sugars 0.73 0 Turkey meat
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.093 Turkey meat
Zinc 2.58 2.48 Romano cheese
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Phosphorus 760 223 Romano cheese
Sodium 1433 103 Turkey meat
Vitamin A 415 39 Romano cheese
Vitamin E 0.23 0.07 Romano cheese
Vitamin D 0.5 0.4 Romano cheese
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.045 Turkey meat
Vitamin B2 0.37 0.281 Romano cheese
Vitamin B3 0.077 9.573 Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.424 0.948 Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.085 0.616 Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.12 1.02 Romano cheese
Vitamin K 2.2 0 Romano cheese
Folate 7 9 Turkey meat
Trans Fat 0.101 Romano cheese
Saturated Fat 17.115 2.155 Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 7.838 2.647 Romano cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.593 2.119 Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.429 0.291 Romano cheese
Threonine 1.171 1.004 Romano cheese
Isoleucine 1.685 0.796 Romano cheese
Leucine 3.071 1.925 Romano cheese
Lysine 2.941 2.282 Romano cheese
Methionine 0.852 0.724 Romano cheese
Phenylalanine 1.71 0.903 Romano cheese
Valine 2.183 0.902 Romano cheese
Histidine 1.231 0.749 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 of 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. 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.