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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
Pork
2
:
Contains more Potassium +238.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Calcium +5736.8%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Copper +226%
Contains more Zinc +61.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +196.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.9
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 6% 38% 20% 25% 66% 106% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 34% 333% 12% 28% 80% 106% 313% 200%
Contains more Potassium +238.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Calcium +5736.8%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Contains more Copper +226%
Contains more Zinc +61.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +196.3%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +225%
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 Vitamin B12 +222.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +100%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 1% 6% 39% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 88% 0% 4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 37% 4% 12% 8% 113% 3% 20% 12% 283% 5% 8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +225%
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 Vitamin B12 +222.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +100%

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

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork Parmigiano-Reggiano
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?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 1467mg)
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 Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (0 g)
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 Pork Parmigiano-Reggiano Opinion
Calories 242 265 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Protein 27.32 20 Pork
Fats 13.92 20 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Carbs 0 1.37 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Cholesterol 80 88 Pork
Vitamin D 53 15 Pork
Iron 0.87 0.9 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Calcium 19 1109 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 423 125 Pork
Magnesium 28 38 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sugars 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.238 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Zinc 2.39 3.87 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch
Phosphorus 246 729 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sodium 62 1529 Pork
Vitamin A 7 605 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin E 0.29 0.17 Pork
Vitamin D 1.3 0.4 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.029 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.486 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 5.037 0.114 Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698 0.325 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.049 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7 2.26 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 0 1.7 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Folate 5 10 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 5.23 13.317 Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 6.098 Pork
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 0.462 Pork
Tryptophan 0.338 0.24 Pork
Threonine 1.234 1.519 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.26 1.2 Pork
Leucine 2.177 2.983 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.446 2.459 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.712 0.369 Pork
Phenylalanine 1.086 1.604 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.473 1.498 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 1.067 0.752 Pork
Fructose

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. 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.