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Port Salut vs Cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Port Salut
Port Salut contains less Sodium (difference - 119mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.176g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cheese
Cheese contains less Sugars (difference - 0.09g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cheese
Cheese is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cheese
Cheese is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cheese
Cheese is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)

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.
Port Salut Cheese
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Port Salut Cheese
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
19
Port Salut
23
Cheese
Mineral Summary Score
58
Port Salut
67
Cheese

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
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Cheese
Contains more Iron +207.1%
Contains more Potassium +78.9%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Equal in Calcium - 710
Contains more Iron +207.1%
Contains more Potassium +78.9%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Equal in Calcium - 710

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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7
Cheese
Contains more Vitamin B12 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +195.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.059
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.4
Contains more Vitamin B12 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +195.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.059
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.4

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
143%
Port Salut
137%
Cheese
Carbohydrates
1%
Port Salut
3%
Cheese
Fats
130%
Port Salut
154%
Cheese

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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 Port Salut Cheese Opinion
Calories 352 404 Cheese
Protein 23.78 22.87 Port Salut
Fats 28.2 33.31 Cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.57 3.09 Cheese
Cholesterol 123 99 Cheese
Vitamin D 21 24 Cheese
Iron 0.43 0.14 Port Salut
Calcium 650 710 Cheese
Potassium 136 76 Port Salut
Magnesium 24 27 Cheese
Sugars 0.57 0.48 Port Salut
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.022 0.03 Cheese
Zinc 2.6 3.64 Cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 360 455 Cheese
Sodium 534 653 Port Salut
Vitamin A 1092 1242 Cheese
Vitamin E 0.24 0.71 Cheese
Vitamin D 0.5 0.6 Cheese
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.029 Cheese
Vitamin B2 0.24 0.428 Cheese
Vitamin B3 0.06 0.059 Port Salut
Vitamin B5 0.21 0.41 Cheese
Vitamin B6 0.053 0.066 Cheese
Vitamin B12 1.5 1.1 Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.4 2.4
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.917 Port Salut
Saturated Fat 16.691 18.867 Port Salut
Monounsaturated Fat 9.338 9.246 Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.729 1.421 Cheese
Tryptophan 0.343 0.547 Cheese
Threonine 0.876 1.044 Cheese
Isoleucine 1.446 1.206 Port Salut
Leucine 2.482 1.939 Port Salut
Lysine 1.987 1.025 Port Salut
Methionine 0.734 0.547 Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.323 1.074 Port Salut
Valine 1.707 1.404 Port Salut
Histidine 0.686 0.547 Port Salut
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