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Egg vs Mozzarella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Egg and Mozzarella?

  • Egg is richer in Copper, Choline, Selenium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin D, while Mozzarella is higher in Calcium, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • Egg's daily need coverage for Copper is 219% higher.
  • Mozzarella has 16 times less Choline than Egg. Egg has 293.8mg of Choline, while Mozzarella has 18.4mg.
  • Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol.

We used Egg, whole, cooked, hard-boiled and Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium 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
Egg
3
:
Contains more Iron +376%
Contains more Potassium +32.6%
Contains more Copper +7307.4%
Contains more Calcium +1362%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +204.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.1%
Contains more Zinc +198.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 45% 8% 74% 12% 17% 29% 667%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9%
Contains more Iron +376%
Contains more Potassium +32.6%
Contains more Copper +7307.4%
Contains more Calcium +1362%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +204.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.1%
Contains more Zinc +198.1%

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
Egg
9
:
Contains more Vitamin E +586.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.3%
Contains more Folate +388.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Equal in Vitamin A - 517
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 21% 67% 0% 17% 119% 2% 84% 28% 33% 139% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 3% 9% 0% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 7% 115% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +586.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.3%
Contains more Folate +388.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +500%
Equal in Vitamin A - 517

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.
Egg Mozzarella
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Egg Mozzarella Opinion
Net carbs 1.12g 3.1g Mozzarella
Protein 12.58g 27.5g Mozzarella
Fats 10.61g 17.1g Mozzarella
Carbs 1.12g 3.1g Mozzarella
Calories 155kcal 280kcal Mozzarella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.12g 1.23g Egg
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 50mg 731mg Mozzarella
Iron 1.19mg 0.25mg Egg
Magnesium 10mg 26mg Mozzarella
Phosphorus 172mg 524mg Mozzarella
Potassium 126mg 95mg Egg
Sodium 124mg 16mg Mozzarella
Zinc 1.05mg 3.13mg Mozzarella
Copper 2mg 0.027mg Egg
Vitamin A 520IU 517IU Egg
Vitamin E 1.03mg 0.15mg Egg
Vitamin D 87IU 13IU Egg
Vitamin D 2.2µg 0.3µg Egg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.02mg Egg
Vitamin B2 0.513mg 0.34mg Egg
Vitamin B3 0.064mg 0.12mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B5 1.398mg mg Egg
Vitamin B6 0.121mg 0.08mg Egg
Folate 44µg 9µg Egg
Vitamin B12 1.11µg 0.92µg Egg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 1.8µg Mozzarella
Tryptophan 0.153mg mg Egg
Threonine 0.604mg mg Egg
Isoleucine 0.686mg mg Egg
Leucine 1.075mg mg Egg
Lysine 0.904mg mg Egg
Methionine 0.392mg mg Egg
Phenylalanine 0.668mg mg Egg
Valine 0.767mg mg Egg
Histidine 0.298mg mg Egg
Cholesterol 373mg 54mg Mozzarella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.267g 10.867g Egg
Monounsaturated Fat 4.077g 4.844g Mozzarella
Polyunsaturated fat 1.414g 0.509g Egg

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Egg Mozzarella
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
45
Egg
23
Mozzarella
Mineral Summary Score
108
Egg
72
Mozzarella

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
75%
Egg
165%
Mozzarella
Carbohydrates
1%
Egg
3%
Mozzarella
Fats
49%
Egg
79%
Mozzarella

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 108mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 319mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Egg
Egg is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.11g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Egg
Egg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Egg
Egg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Egg
Egg is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Egg
Egg is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Egg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173424/nutrients
  2. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/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.