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Mozzarella vs Port Salut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Mozzarella and Port Salut

  • Mozzarella has more Phosphorus, Calcium, and Vitamin B2, while Port Salut has more Vitamin B12, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Port Salut's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 29% higher.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Mozzarella is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium 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 Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.6%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Zinc +20.4%
Contains more Copper +22.7%
Contains more Iron +72%
Contains more Potassium +43.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 24
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.6%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Zinc +20.4%
Contains more Copper +22.7%
Contains more Iron +72%
Contains more Potassium +43.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 24

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 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +111.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin D +66.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 3% 9% 0% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 7% 115% 5%
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 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +111.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin D +66.7%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +63%
Contains more Vitamin K +33.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mozzarella Port Salut Opinion
Net carbs 3.1g 0.57g Mozzarella
Protein 27.5g 23.78g Mozzarella
Fats 17.1g 28.2g Port Salut
Carbs 3.1g 0.57g Mozzarella
Calories 280kcal 352kcal Port Salut
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.23g 0.57g Port Salut
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 731mg 650mg Mozzarella
Iron 0.25mg 0.43mg Port Salut
Magnesium 26mg 24mg Mozzarella
Phosphorus 524mg 360mg Mozzarella
Potassium 95mg 136mg Port Salut
Sodium 16mg 534mg Mozzarella
Zinc 3.13mg 2.6mg Mozzarella
Copper 0.027mg 0.022mg Mozzarella
Vitamin A 517IU 1092IU Port Salut
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.24mg Port Salut
Vitamin D 13IU 21IU Port Salut
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0.5µg Port Salut
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.014mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B2 0.34mg 0.24mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 0.06mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B5 mg 0.21mg Port Salut
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.053mg Mozzarella
Folate 9µg 18µg Port Salut
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 1.5µg Port Salut
Vitamin K 1.8µg 2.4µg Port Salut
Tryptophan mg 0.343mg Port Salut
Threonine mg 0.876mg Port Salut
Isoleucine mg 1.446mg Port Salut
Leucine mg 2.482mg Port Salut
Lysine mg 1.987mg Port Salut
Methionine mg 0.734mg Port Salut
Phenylalanine mg 1.323mg Port Salut
Valine mg 1.707mg Port Salut
Histidine mg 0.686mg Port Salut
Cholesterol 54mg 123mg Mozzarella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 10.867g 16.691g Mozzarella
Monounsaturated Fat 4.844g 9.338g Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.509g 0.729g Port Salut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mozzarella 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
23
Mozzarella
31
Port Salut
Mineral Summary Score
72
Mozzarella
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
165%
Mozzarella
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
3%
Mozzarella
1%
Port Salut
Fats
79%
Mozzarella
130%
Port Salut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.66g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 518mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 69mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.824g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/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.