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Sesame vs Mozzarella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Sesame and Mozzarella

  • Sesame has more Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Selenium and Vitamin B3, however Mozzarella is richer in Fiber and Vitamin B12.
  • Sesame covers your daily Copper needs 451% more than Mozzarella.
  • Mozzarella has 58 times less Iron than Sesame. Sesame has 14.55mg of Iron, while Mozzarella has 0.25mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried and Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium.

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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
Sesame
8
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Contains more Iron +5720%
Contains more Calcium +33.4%
Contains more Potassium +392.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1250%
Contains more Copper +15018.5%
Contains more Zinc +147.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -31.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 546% 293% 42% 251% 1361% 212% 270% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 220% 9% 19% 9% 86% 225% 3%
Contains more Iron +5720%
Contains more Calcium +33.4%
Contains more Potassium +392.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1250%
Contains more Copper +15018.5%
Contains more Zinc +147.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -31.3%

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
Sesame
6
:
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3855%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3662.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +887.5%
Contains more Folate +977.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +5644.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 5% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 0% 0% 73%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 32% 3% 9% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 115% 5% 7%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3855%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3662.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +887.5%
Contains more Folate +977.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +5644.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
50
Sesame
23
Mozzarella
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
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 the food
Protein
106%
Sesame
165%
Mozzarella
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
3%
Mozzarella
Fats
229%
Sesame
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.
Sesame Mozzarella
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sesame 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?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sugars (difference - 0.93g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.91g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is cheaper (difference - $2)
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 Sesame Mozzarella Opinion
Calories 573 280 Sesame
Protein 17.73 27.5 Mozzarella
Fats 49.67 17.1 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 23.45 3.1 Sesame
Cholesterol 0 54 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 13 Mozzarella
Iron 14.55 0.25 Sesame
Calcium 975 731 Sesame
Potassium 468 95 Sesame
Magnesium 351 26 Sesame
Sugars 0.3 1.23 Sesame
Fiber 11.8 0 Sesame
Copper 4.082 0.027 Sesame
Zinc 7.75 3.13 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 629 524 Sesame
Sodium 11 16 Sesame
Vitamin A 9 517 Mozzarella
Vitamin E 0.25 0.15 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 0.3 Mozzarella
Vitamin B1 0.791 0.02 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247 0.34 Mozzarella
Vitamin B3 4.515 0.12 Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05 Sesame
Vitamin B6 0.79 0.08 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0.92 Mozzarella
Vitamin K 0 1.8 Mozzarella
Folate 97 9 Sesame
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 6.957 10.867 Sesame
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759 4.844 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773 0.509 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388 Sesame
Threonine 0.736 Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763 Sesame
Leucine 1.358 Sesame
Lysine 0.569 Sesame
Methionine 0.586 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94 Sesame
Valine 0.99 Sesame
Histidine 0.522 Sesame
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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.