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Cheese vs Port Salut - 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.
Cheese Port Salut
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
Cheese Port Salut
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
23
Cheese
19
Port Salut
Mineral Summary Score
67
Cheese
58
Port Salut

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
Cheese
5
:
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Contains more Iron +207.1%
Contains more Potassium +78.9%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Equal in Calcium - 650
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Contains more Iron +207.1%
Contains more Potassium +78.9%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Equal in Calcium - 650

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
Cheese
7
:
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%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +36.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.06
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.4
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%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +36.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.06
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
137%
Cheese
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
3%
Cheese
1%
Port Salut
Fats
154%
Cheese
130%
Port Salut

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