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Pork vs Romano cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pork and Romano cheese

  • Pork has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Choline, however Romano cheese is richer in Calcium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B12.
  • Romano cheese covers your daily Calcium needs 105% more than Pork.
  • Romano cheese has 65 times less Vitamin B3 than Pork. Pork has 5.037mg of Vitamin B3, while Romano cheese has 0.077mg.
  • Pork contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Cheese, romano.

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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 Iron +13%
Contains more Potassium +391.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Copper +143.3%
Contains more Calcium +5500%
Contains more Magnesium +46.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.9%
Equal in Zinc - 2.58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 320% 29% 30% 326% 8% 187% 71% 10%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains more Potassium +391.9%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Copper +143.3%
Contains more Calcium +5500%
Contains more Magnesium +46.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.9%
Equal in Zinc - 2.58

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 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +160%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2270.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6441.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +445.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +5828.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.3%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +60%
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 25% 5% 15% 0% 10% 86% 2% 26% 20% 6% 140% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin D +160%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2270.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6441.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +445.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +5828.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.3%
Contains more Folate +40%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +60%
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 Romano cheese
Lower in Sugar ok
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 Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pork Romano cheese Opinion
Net carbs 0g 3.63g Romano cheese
Protein 27.32g 31.8g Romano cheese
Fats 13.92g 26.94g Romano cheese
Carbs 0g 3.63g Romano cheese
Calories 242kcal 387kcal Romano cheese
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0.73g Pork
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 19mg 1064mg Romano cheese
Iron 0.87mg 0.77mg Pork
Magnesium 28mg 41mg Romano cheese
Phosphorus 246mg 760mg Romano cheese
Potassium 423mg 86mg Pork
Sodium 62mg 1433mg Pork
Zinc 2.39mg 2.58mg Romano cheese
Copper 0.073mg 0.03mg Pork
Vitamin A 7IU 415IU Romano cheese
Vitamin E 0.29mg 0.23mg Pork
Vitamin D 53IU 20IU Pork
Vitamin D 1.3µg 0.5µg Pork
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877mg 0.037mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321mg 0.37mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B3 5.037mg 0.077mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698mg 0.424mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464mg 0.085mg Pork
Folate 5µg 7µg Romano cheese
Vitamin B12 0.7µg 1.12µg Romano cheese
Vitamin K 0µg 2.2µg Romano cheese
Tryptophan 0.338mg 0.429mg Romano cheese
Threonine 1.234mg 1.171mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.26mg 1.685mg Romano cheese
Leucine 2.177mg 3.071mg Romano cheese
Lysine 2.446mg 2.941mg Romano cheese
Methionine 0.712mg 0.852mg Romano cheese
Phenylalanine 1.086mg 1.71mg Romano cheese
Valine 1.473mg 2.183mg Romano cheese
Histidine 1.067mg 1.231mg Romano cheese
Cholesterol 80mg 104mg Pork
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 5.23g 17.115g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19g 7.838g Romano cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2g 0.593g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pork Romano cheese
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
28
Romano cheese
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
122
Romano cheese

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
191%
Romano cheese
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
4%
Romano cheese
Fats
64%
Pork
124%
Romano cheese

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork
Pork is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.73g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 1371mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.885g)
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 - $3.8)
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.
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. Romano cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171249/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.