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Pork vs Parmigiano-Reggiano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pork and Parmigiano-Reggiano?

  • Pork is richer in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3, yet Parmigiano-Reggiano is richer in Calcium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, and Copper.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano's daily need coverage for Calcium is 109% higher.
  • Pork has 44 times more Vitamin B3 than Parmigiano-Reggiano. Pork has 5.037mg of Vitamin B3, while Parmigiano-Reggiano has 0.114mg.
  • Pork contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat 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
Contains more Potassium +238.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Calcium +5736.8%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +196.3%
Contains more Zinc +61.9%
Contains more Copper +226%
Equal in Iron - 0.9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 333% 34% 28% 313% 12% 200% 106% 80%
Contains more Potassium +238.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Calcium +5736.8%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +196.3%
Contains more Zinc +61.9%
Contains more Copper +226%
Equal in Iron - 0.9

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
Pork
7
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Contains more Vitamin E +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +225%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2924.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4318.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +846.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +8542.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +222.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 37% 4% 12% 0% 8% 113% 3% 20% 12% 8% 283% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +225%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2924.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4318.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +114.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +846.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +8542.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +222.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Pork Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Parmigiano-Reggiano Opinion
Net carbs 0g 1.37g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Protein 27.32g 20g Pork
Fats 13.92g 20g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbs 0g 1.37g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Calories 242kcal 265kcal Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 1109mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 0.87mg 0.9mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Magnesium 28mg 38mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phosphorus 246mg 729mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 423mg 125mg Pork
Sodium 62mg 1529mg Pork
Zinc 2.39mg 3.87mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Copper 0.073mg 0.238mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin A 7IU 605IU Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.17mg Pork
Vitamin D 53IU 15IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0.4µg Pork
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 0.029mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.486mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 0.114mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698mg 0.325mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.049mg Pork
Folate 5µg 10µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 2.26µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 0µg 1.7µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Tryptophan 0.338mg 0.24mg Pork
Threonine 1.234mg 1.519mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.26mg 1.2mg Pork
Leucine 2.177mg 2.983mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.446mg 2.459mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.712mg 0.369mg Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 1.604mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.473mg 1.498mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 1.067mg 0.752mg Pork
Cholesterol 80mg 88mg Pork
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 5.23g 13.317g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 6.098g Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 0.462g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork Parmigiano-Reggiano
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
56
Pork
42
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano

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
164%
Pork
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats
64%
Pork
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 1467mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.087g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/nutrients
  2. Parmigiano-Reggiano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173452/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.