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Brunost vs Port Salut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Brunost and Port Salut

  • Brunost has more Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B12, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus, however Port Salut is higher in Calcium, and Zinc.
  • Brunost covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 88% more than Port Salut.
  • Port Salut contains 23 times less Vitamin B1 than Brunost. Brunost contains 0.315mg of Vitamin B1, while Port Salut contains 0.014mg.
  • Port Salut has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Cheese, gjetost and Cheese, port de salut.

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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 more Iron +20.9%
Contains more Magnesium +191.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.3%
Contains more Potassium +936%
Contains more Copper +263.6%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains less Sodium -11%
Contains more Zinc +128.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8%
Contains more Iron +20.9%
Contains more Magnesium +191.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.3%
Contains more Potassium +936%
Contains more Copper +263.6%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains less Sodium -11%
Contains more Zinc +128.1%

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +2150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +475.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1255%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1495.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +411.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +61.3%
Contains more Folate +260%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1092
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 67% 0% 0% 0% 79% 319% 16% 202% 63% 4% 303% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 66% 5% 15% 0% 4% 56% 2% 13% 13% 14% 188% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +475.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1255%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1495.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +411.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +61.3%
Contains more Folate +260%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1092

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Brunost Port Salut
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brunost Port Salut Opinion
Net carbs 42.65g 0.57g Brunost
Protein 9.65g 23.78g Port Salut
Fats 29.51g 28.2g Brunost
Carbs 42.65g 0.57g Brunost
Calories 466kcal 352kcal Brunost
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.57g Brunost
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 400mg 650mg Port Salut
Iron 0.52mg 0.43mg Brunost
Magnesium 70mg 24mg Brunost
Phosphorus 444mg 360mg Brunost
Potassium 1409mg 136mg Brunost
Sodium 600mg 534mg Port Salut
Zinc 1.14mg 2.6mg Port Salut
Copper 0.08mg 0.022mg Brunost
Vitamin A 1113IU 1092IU Brunost
Vitamin E mg 0.24mg Port Salut
Vitamin D IU 21IU Port Salut
Vitamin D µg 0.5µg Port Salut
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.315mg 0.014mg Brunost
Vitamin B2 1.382mg 0.24mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813mg 0.06mg Brunost
Vitamin B5 3.351mg 0.21mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271mg 0.053mg Brunost
Folate 5µg 18µg Port Salut
Vitamin B12 2.42µg 1.5µg Brunost
Vitamin K µg 2.4µg Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.343mg Port Salut
Threonine 0.393mg 0.876mg Port Salut
Isoleucine 0.519mg 1.446mg Port Salut
Leucine 0.992mg 2.482mg Port Salut
Lysine 0.814mg 1.987mg Port Salut
Methionine 0.318mg 0.734mg Port Salut
Phenylalanine 0.54mg 1.323mg Port Salut
Valine 0.765mg 1.707mg Port Salut
Histidine 0.293mg 0.686mg Port Salut
Cholesterol 94mg 123mg Brunost
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 19.16g 16.691g Port Salut
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879g 9.338g Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938g 0.729g Brunost

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
87
Brunost
31
Port Salut
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
68
Port Salut

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 food.
Protein
58%
Brunost
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
1%
Port Salut
Fats
136%
Brunost
130%
Port Salut

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Port Salut
Port Salut contains less Sodium (difference - 66mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.469g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.57g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Brunost
Brunost is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brunost
Brunost is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Brunost - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171240/nutrients
  2. Port Salut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170849/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.