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Port Salut vs Provolone - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Provolone
Provolone is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Provolone
Provolone is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Provolone
Provolone contains less Sugars (difference - 0.0099999999999999g)
Which food is cheaper?
Provolone
Provolone is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.387g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Port Salut
Port Salut contains less Sodium (difference - 342mg)
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 Provolone
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Provolone
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
Provolone
Mineral Summary Score
58
Port Salut
74
Provolone

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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Contains less Sodium -39%
Contains more Iron +20.9%
Contains more Calcium +16.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.8%
Equal in Potassium - 138
Contains less Sodium -39%
Contains more Iron +20.9%
Contains more Calcium +16.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.8%
Equal in Potassium - 138

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 A +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Equal in Vitamin D - 20
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.23
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.46
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.2
Contains more Vitamin A +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Equal in Vitamin D - 20
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.23
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.46
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.2

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
153%
Provolone
Carbohydrates
1%
Port Salut
2%
Provolone
Fats
130%
Port Salut
123%
Provolone

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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 Provolone Opinion
Calories 352 351 Port Salut
Protein 23.78 25.58 Provolone
Fats 28.2 26.62 Port Salut
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.57 2.14 Provolone
Cholesterol 123 69 Provolone
Vitamin D 21 20 Port Salut
Iron 0.43 0.52 Provolone
Calcium 650 756 Provolone
Potassium 136 138 Provolone
Magnesium 24 28 Provolone
Sugars 0.57 0.56 Port Salut
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.022 0.026 Provolone
Zinc 2.6 3.23 Provolone
Starch
Phosphorus 360 496 Provolone
Sodium 534 876 Port Salut
Vitamin A 1092 880 Port Salut
Vitamin E 0.24 0.23 Port Salut
Vitamin D 0.5 0.5
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.019 Provolone
Vitamin B2 0.24 0.321 Provolone
Vitamin B3 0.06 0.156 Provolone
Vitamin B5 0.21 0.476 Provolone
Vitamin B6 0.053 0.073 Provolone
Vitamin B12 1.5 1.46 Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.4 2.2 Port Salut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 16.691 17.078 Port Salut
Monounsaturated Fat 9.338 7.393 Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.729 0.769 Provolone
Tryptophan 0.343 0.345 Provolone
Threonine 0.876 0.982 Provolone
Isoleucine 1.446 1.091 Port Salut
Leucine 2.482 2.297 Port Salut
Lysine 1.987 2.646 Provolone
Methionine 0.734 0.686 Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.323 1.287 Port Salut
Valine 1.707 1.64 Port Salut
Histidine 0.686 1.115 Provolone
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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