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Goat cheese vs Mozzarella - In-Depth Nutrition 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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Contains more Iron +548%
Contains more Potassium +66.3%
Contains more Magnesium +11.5%
Contains more Copper +1988.9%
Contains more Calcium +145.3%
Contains more Zinc +374.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Contains more Iron +548%
Contains more Potassium +66.3%
Contains more Magnesium +11.5%
Contains more Copper +1988.9%
Contains more Calcium +145.3%
Contains more Zinc +374.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +183.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +98.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +856.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +318.2%
Contains more Folate, total +350%
Contains more Vitamin A +183.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +98.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +856.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +318.2%
Contains more Folate, total +350%

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
23
Goat cheese
14
Mozzarella
Mineral Summary Score
52
Goat cheese
60
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 the food
Protein
129%
Goat cheese
165%
Mozzarella
Carbohydrates
0%
Goat cheese
3%
Mozzarella
Fats
138%
Goat cheese
79%
Mozzarella

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.
Goat cheese Mozzarella
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Goat cheese Mozzarella
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?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 25mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 399mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 9.772g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Goat cheese
Goat cheese contains less Sugars (difference - 1.11g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Goat cheese
Goat cheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Goat cheese
Goat cheese is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
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.

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 Goat cheese Mozzarella Opinion
Calories 364 280 Goat cheese
Protein 21.58 27.5 Mozzarella
Fats 29.84 17.1 Goat cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.12 3.1 Mozzarella
Cholesterol 79 54 Mozzarella
Vitamin D 22 13 Goat cheese
Iron 1.62 0.25 Goat cheese
Calcium 298 731 Mozzarella
Potassium 158 95 Goat cheese
Magnesium 29 26 Goat cheese
Sugars 0.12 1.23 Mozzarella
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.564 0.027 Goat cheese
Zinc 0.66 3.13 Mozzarella
Starch
Phosphorus 375 524 Mozzarella
Sodium 415 16 Mozzarella
Vitamin A 1464 517 Goat cheese
Vitamin E 0.26 0.15 Goat cheese
Vitamin D 0.5 0.3 Goat cheese
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.02 Goat cheese
Vitamin B2 0.676 0.34 Goat cheese
Vitamin B3 1.148 0.12 Goat cheese
Vitamin B5 0.19 Goat cheese
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.08 Mozzarella
Vitamin B12 0.22 0.92 Mozzarella
Vitamin K 2.5 1.8 Goat cheese
Folate, total 2 9 Mozzarella
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 20.639 10.867 Mozzarella
Monounsaturated Fat 6.808 4.844 Goat cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.709 0.509 Goat cheese
Tryptophan 0.227 Goat cheese
Threonine 0.805 Goat cheese
Isoleucine 0.893 Goat cheese
Leucine 1.861 Goat cheese
Lysine 1.549 Goat cheese
Methionine 0.575 Goat cheese
Phenylalanine 0.859 Goat cheese
Valine 1.485 Goat cheese
Histidine 0.589 Goat cheese
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Goat cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173433/nutrients
  2. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.