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Ham 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 - 669mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ham
Ham is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 70mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Ham
Ham contains less Sugars (difference - 0.57g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ham
Ham is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.881g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ham
Ham is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Ham
Ham is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
32
Ham
19
Port Salut
Mineral Summary Score
43
Ham
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
Ham
4
:
Contains more Iron +244.2%
Contains more Potassium +111%
Contains more Copper +259.1%
Contains more Zinc +10.8%
Contains more Calcium +8025%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.7%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Equal in Zinc - 2.6
Contains more Iron +244.2%
Contains more Potassium +111%
Contains more Copper +259.1%
Contains more Zinc +10.8%
Contains more Calcium +8025%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.7%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Equal in Zinc - 2.6

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
Ham
6
:
Contains more Vitamin D +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5285.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6605%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +654.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.24
Contains more Vitamin D +52.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5285.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6605%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +654.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.24

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
126%
Ham
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
2%
Ham
1%
Port Salut
Fats
26%
Ham
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 Ham Port Salut Opinion
Calories 145 352 Port Salut
Protein 20.93 23.78 Port Salut
Fats 5.53 28.2 Port Salut
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.5 0.57 Ham
Cholesterol 53 123 Ham
Vitamin D 32 21 Ham
Iron 1.48 0.43 Ham
Calcium 8 650 Port Salut
Potassium 287 136 Ham
Magnesium 14 24 Port Salut
Sugars 0 0.57 Port Salut
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.079 0.022 Ham
Zinc 2.88 2.6 Ham
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Phosphorus 196 360 Port Salut
Sodium 1203 534 Port Salut
Vitamin A 0 1092 Port Salut
Vitamin E 0.25 0.24 Ham
Vitamin D 0.8 0.5 Ham
Vitamin B1 0.754 0.014 Ham
Vitamin B2 0.202 0.24 Port Salut
Vitamin B3 4.023 0.06 Ham
Vitamin B5 0.403 0.21 Ham
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.053 Ham
Vitamin B12 0.65 1.5 Port Salut
Vitamin K 0 2.4 Port Salut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.81 16.691 Ham
Monounsaturated Fat 2.62 9.338 Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.54 0.729 Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.251 0.343 Port Salut
Threonine 0.931 0.876 Ham
Isoleucine 0.918 1.446 Port Salut
Leucine 1.661 2.482 Port Salut
Lysine 1.775 1.987 Port Salut
Methionine 0.553 0.734 Port Salut
Phenylalanine 0.904 1.323 Port Salut
Valine 0.908 1.707 Port Salut
Histidine 0.75 0.686 Ham
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