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Port Salut vs Muenster cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Port Salut
Port Salut contains less Sodium (difference - 94mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.422g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Port Salut
Port Salut contains less Sugars (difference - 0.55g)
Which food is cheaper?
Muenster cheese
Muenster cheese is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Muenster cheese
Muenster cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 27mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Muenster cheese
Muenster cheese is relatively richer in minerals
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.
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 Muenster cheese
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Port Salut Muenster 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
20
Muenster cheese
Mineral Summary Score
58
Port Salut
67
Muenster 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
:
Contains less Sodium -15%
Contains more Calcium +10.3%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +40.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Equal in Iron - 0.41
Equal in Potassium - 134
Equal in Zinc - 2.81
Contains less Sodium -15%
Contains more Calcium +10.3%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +40.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Equal in Iron - 0.41
Equal in Potassium - 134
Equal in Zinc - 2.81

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.7%
Equal in Vitamin D - 22
Equal in Vitamin A - 1012
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.26
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.013
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.19
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.056
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.47
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.5
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.7%
Equal in Vitamin D - 22
Equal in Vitamin A - 1012
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.26
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.013
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.19
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.056
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.47
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.5

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
140%
Muenster cheese
Carbohydrates
1%
Port Salut
1%
Muenster cheese
Fats
130%
Port Salut
139%
Muenster 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 Muenster cheese Opinion
Calories 352 368 Muenster cheese
Protein 23.78 23.41 Port Salut
Fats 28.2 30.04 Muenster cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.57 1.12 Muenster cheese
Cholesterol 123 96 Muenster cheese
Vitamin D 21 22 Muenster cheese
Iron 0.43 0.41 Port Salut
Calcium 650 717 Muenster cheese
Potassium 136 134 Port Salut
Magnesium 24 27 Muenster cheese
Sugars 0.57 1.12 Muenster cheese
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.022 0.031 Muenster cheese
Zinc 2.6 2.81 Muenster cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 360 468 Muenster cheese
Sodium 534 628 Port Salut
Vitamin A 1092 1012 Port Salut
Vitamin E 0.24 0.26 Muenster cheese
Vitamin D 0.5 0.6 Muenster cheese
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.013 Port Salut
Vitamin B2 0.24 0.32 Muenster cheese
Vitamin B3 0.06 0.103 Muenster cheese
Vitamin B5 0.21 0.19 Port Salut
Vitamin B6 0.053 0.056 Muenster cheese
Vitamin B12 1.5 1.47 Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.4 2.5 Muenster cheese
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 16.691 19.113 Port Salut
Monounsaturated Fat 9.338 8.711 Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.729 0.661 Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.343 0.327 Port Salut
Threonine 0.876 0.888 Muenster cheese
Isoleucine 1.446 1.145 Port Salut
Leucine 2.482 2.26 Port Salut
Lysine 1.987 2.139 Muenster cheese
Methionine 0.734 0.569 Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.323 1.24 Port Salut
Valine 1.707 1.482 Port Salut
Histidine 0.686 0.829 Muenster cheese
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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