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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
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

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 Turkey meat
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Romano cheese Turkey meat Opinion
Calories 387kcal 189kcal Romano cheese
Protein 31.8g 28.55g Romano cheese
Fats 26.94g 7.39g Romano cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 3.63g 0.06g Romano cheese
Carbs 3.63g 0.06g Romano cheese
Cholesterol 104mg 109mg Romano cheese
Vitamin D 20IU 15IU Romano cheese
Iron 0.77mg 1.09mg Turkey meat
Calcium 1064mg 14mg Romano cheese
Potassium 86mg 239mg Turkey meat
Magnesium 41mg 30mg Romano cheese
Sugar 0.73g 0g Turkey meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.03mg 0.093mg Turkey meat
Zinc 2.58mg 2.48mg Romano cheese
Starch g g
Phosphorus 760mg 223mg Romano cheese
Sodium 1433mg 103mg Turkey meat
Vitamin A 415IU 39IU Romano cheese
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.07mg Romano cheese
Vitamin D 0.5µg 0.4µg Romano cheese
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.045mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B2 0.37mg 0.281mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B3 0.077mg 9.573mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.424mg 0.948mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.085mg 0.616mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.12µg 1.02µg Romano cheese
Vitamin K 2.2µg 0µg Romano cheese
Folate 7µg 9µg Turkey meat
Trans Fat g 0.101g Romano cheese
Saturated Fat 17.115g 2.155g Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 7.838g 2.647g Romano cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.593g 2.119g Turkey meat
Tryptophan 0.429mg 0.291mg Romano cheese
Threonine 1.171mg 1.004mg Romano cheese
Isoleucine 1.685mg 0.796mg Romano cheese
Leucine 3.071mg 1.925mg Romano cheese
Lysine 2.941mg 2.282mg Romano cheese
Methionine 0.852mg 0.724mg Romano cheese
Phenylalanine 1.71mg 0.903mg Romano cheese
Valine 2.183mg 0.902mg Romano cheese
Histidine 1.231mg 0.749mg Romano cheese
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Low Carbs 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
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 food.
Protein
191%
Romano cheese
171%
Turkey meat
Carbohydrates
4%
Romano cheese
0%
Turkey meat
Fats
124%
Romano cheese
34%
Turkey meat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Sugar (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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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. 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.