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Swiss cheese vs Romano cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Swiss cheese and Romano cheese different?

  • Swiss cheese is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Vitamin A, and Zinc, while Romano cheese is higher in Phosphorus, Calcium, Iron, and Vitamin B2.
  • Swiss cheese covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 81% more than Romano cheese.
  • Swiss cheese contains 3 times more Vitamin A than Romano cheese. Swiss cheese contains 288µg of Vitamin A, while Romano cheese contains 96µg.
  • Romano cheese is lower in Saturated Fat.

Cheese, swiss and Cheese, romano types were used in this article.

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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 Copper +56.7%
Contains more Zinc +69.4%
Contains less Sodium -87%
Contains more Iron +492.3%
Contains more Calcium +19.6%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 267% 7% 24% 16% 120% 246% 25%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 29% 320% 8% 30% 10% 71% 326% 187%
Contains more Copper +56.7%
Contains more Zinc +69.4%
Contains less Sodium -87%
Contains more Iron +492.3%
Contains more Calcium +19.6%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%

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 +152.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +173.2%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +57.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 63% 12% 0% 3% 70% 2% 22% 17% 383% 4% 8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 25% 5% 15% 10% 86% 2% 26% 20% 140% 6% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +152.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +173.2%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +236.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +57.1%

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
48
Swiss cheese
28
Romano cheese
Mineral Summary Score
88
Swiss cheese
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
162%
Swiss cheese
191%
Romano cheese
Carbohydrates
1%
Swiss cheese
4%
Romano cheese
Fats
143%
Swiss cheese
124%
Romano cheese

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.
Swiss cheese Romano cheese
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Swiss cheese Romano cheese
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Swiss cheese
Swiss cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Swiss cheese
Swiss cheese is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.73g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Swiss cheese
Swiss cheese contains less Sodium (difference - 1246mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Swiss cheese
Swiss cheese is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.112g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Swiss cheese Romano cheese Opinion
Calories 393 387 Swiss cheese
Protein 26.96 31.8 Romano cheese
Fats 30.99 26.94 Swiss cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.44 3.63 Romano cheese
Cholesterol 93 104 Swiss cheese
Vitamin D 0 20 Romano cheese
Iron 0.13 0.77 Romano cheese
Calcium 890 1064 Romano cheese
Potassium 72 86 Romano cheese
Magnesium 33 41 Romano cheese
Sugar 0 0.73 Swiss cheese
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.047 0.03 Swiss cheese
Zinc 4.37 2.58 Swiss cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 574 760 Romano cheese
Sodium 187 1433 Swiss cheese
Vitamin A 1047 415 Swiss cheese
Vitamin E 0.6 0.23 Swiss cheese
Vitamin D 0 0.5 Romano cheese
Vitamin B1 0.011 0.037 Romano cheese
Vitamin B2 0.302 0.37 Romano cheese
Vitamin B3 0.064 0.077 Romano cheese
Vitamin B5 0.353 0.424 Romano cheese
Vitamin B6 0.071 0.085 Romano cheese
Vitamin B12 3.06 1.12 Swiss cheese
Vitamin K 1.4 2.2 Romano cheese
Folate 10 7 Swiss cheese
Trans Fat 0.987 Romano cheese
Saturated Fat 18.227 17.115 Romano cheese
Monounsaturated Fat 8.046 7.838 Swiss cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 1.341 0.593 Swiss cheese
Tryptophan 0.401 0.429 Romano cheese
Threonine 1.038 1.171 Romano cheese
Isoleucine 1.537 1.685 Romano cheese
Leucine 2.959 3.071 Romano cheese
Lysine 2.585 2.941 Romano cheese
Methionine 0.784 0.852 Romano cheese
Phenylalanine 1.662 1.71 Romano cheese
Valine 2.139 2.183 Romano cheese
Histidine 1.065 1.231 Romano cheese
Fructose 0 Swiss cheese

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. Swiss cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171251/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.