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Turkey meat vs Romano cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Turkey meat and Romano cheese

  • Turkey meat is richer in Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Selenium, Choline, and Vitamin B5, yet Romano cheese is richer in Calcium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Calcium from Romano cheese is 105% higher.
  • Turkey meat contains 124 times more Vitamin B3 than Romano cheese. Turkey meat contains 9.573mg of Vitamin B3, while Romano cheese contains 0.077mg.
  • Turkey meat contains less Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Turkey, whole, meat and skin, cooked, roasted 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 +41.6%
Contains more Potassium +177.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.8%
Contains more Copper +210%
Contains more Calcium +7500%
Contains more Magnesium +36.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +240.8%
Equal in Zinc - 2.58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 41% 22% 96% 22% 14% 68% 31%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 320% 29% 30% 326% 8% 187% 71% 10%
Contains more Iron +41.6%
Contains more Potassium +177.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.8%
Contains more Copper +210%
Contains more Calcium +7500%
Contains more Magnesium +36.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +240.8%
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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12332.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +123.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +624.7%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +964.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.12
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 2% 12% 0% 12% 65% 180% 57% 143% 7% 128% 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 B1 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12332.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +123.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +624.7%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +964.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.12

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turkey meat Romano cheese Opinion
Net carbs 0.06g 3.63g Romano cheese
Protein 28.55g 31.8g Romano cheese
Fats 7.39g 26.94g Romano cheese
Carbs 0.06g 3.63g Romano cheese
Calories 189kcal 387kcal Romano cheese
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0.73g Turkey meat
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 14mg 1064mg Romano cheese
Iron 1.09mg 0.77mg Turkey meat
Magnesium 30mg 41mg Romano cheese
Phosphorus 223mg 760mg Romano cheese
Potassium 239mg 86mg Turkey meat
Sodium 103mg 1433mg Turkey meat
Zinc 2.48mg 2.58mg Romano cheese
Copper 0.093mg 0.03mg Turkey meat
Vitamin A 39IU 415IU Romano cheese
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.23mg Romano cheese
Vitamin D 15IU 20IU Romano cheese
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.5µg Romano cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.037mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B2 0.281mg 0.37mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B3 9.573mg 0.077mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.948mg 0.424mg Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.616mg 0.085mg Turkey meat
Folate 9µg 7µg Turkey meat
Vitamin B12 1.02µg 1.12µg Romano cheese
Vitamin K 0µg 2.2µg Romano cheese
Tryptophan 0.291mg 0.429mg Romano cheese
Threonine 1.004mg 1.171mg Romano cheese
Isoleucine 0.796mg 1.685mg Romano cheese
Leucine 1.925mg 3.071mg Romano cheese
Lysine 2.282mg 2.941mg Romano cheese
Methionine 0.724mg 0.852mg Romano cheese
Phenylalanine 0.903mg 1.71mg Romano cheese
Valine 0.902mg 2.183mg Romano cheese
Histidine 0.749mg 1.231mg Romano cheese
Cholesterol 109mg 104mg Romano cheese
Trans Fat 0.101g g Romano cheese
Saturated Fat 2.155g 17.115g Turkey meat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.647g 7.838g Romano cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 2.119g 0.593g Turkey meat

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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
50
Turkey meat
28
Romano cheese
Mineral Summary Score
37
Turkey meat
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
171%
Turkey meat
191%
Romano cheese
Carbohydrates
0%
Turkey meat
4%
Romano cheese
Fats
34%
Turkey meat
124%
Romano cheese

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.73g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat contains less Sodium (difference - 1330mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.96g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Turkey meat
Turkey meat is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Turkey meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171479/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.