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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs Port Salut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Parmigiano-Reggiano and Port Salut different?

  • Parmigiano-Reggiano is richer in Phosphorus, Calcium, Vitamin B12, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Zinc, while Port Salut is higher in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano covers your daily need of Phosphorus 53% more than Port Salut.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano contains 11 times more Copper than Port Salut. Parmigiano-Reggiano contains 0.238mg of Copper, while Port Salut contains 0.022mg.
  • Port Salut is lower in Sodium.

Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat and Cheese, port de salut types were used in this article.

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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 +70.6%
Contains more Iron +109.3%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +102.5%
Contains more Zinc +48.8%
Contains more Copper +981.8%
Contains less Sodium -65.1%
Equal in Potassium - 136
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 333% 34% 28% 313% 12% 200% 106% 80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8%
Contains more Calcium +70.6%
Contains more Iron +109.3%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +102.5%
Contains more Zinc +48.8%
Contains more Copper +981.8%
Contains less Sodium -65.1%
Equal in Potassium - 136

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 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +50.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +80.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +41.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.053
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 37% 4% 12% 0% 8% 113% 3% 20% 12% 8% 283% 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 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +50.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +80.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +41.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.053

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.
Parmigiano-Reggiano Port Salut
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Parmigiano-Reggiano Port Salut Opinion
Net carbs 1.37g 0.57g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Protein 20g 23.78g Port Salut
Fats 20g 28.2g Port Salut
Carbs 1.37g 0.57g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Calories 265kcal 352kcal Port Salut
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0.57g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 1109mg 650mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 0.9mg 0.43mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Magnesium 38mg 24mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phosphorus 729mg 360mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125mg 136mg Port Salut
Sodium 1529mg 534mg Port Salut
Zinc 3.87mg 2.6mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Copper 0.238mg 0.022mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin A 605IU 1092IU Port Salut
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.24mg Port Salut
Vitamin D 15IU 21IU Port Salut
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0.5µg Port Salut
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.014mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B2 0.486mg 0.24mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 0.114mg 0.06mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B5 0.325mg 0.21mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B6 0.049mg 0.053mg Port Salut
Folate 10µg 18µg Port Salut
Vitamin B12 2.26µg 1.5µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 1.7µg 2.4µg Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.24mg 0.343mg Port Salut
Threonine 1.519mg 0.876mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2mg 1.446mg Port Salut
Leucine 2.983mg 2.482mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459mg 1.987mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369mg 0.734mg Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.604mg 1.323mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498mg 1.707mg Port Salut
Histidine 0.752mg 0.686mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Cholesterol 88mg 123mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 13.317g 16.691g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098g 9.338g Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462g 0.729g Port Salut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parmigiano-Reggiano 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
42
Parmigiano-Reggiano
31
Port Salut
Mineral Summary Score
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano
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
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
1%
Port Salut
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
130%
Port Salut

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Port Salut
Port Salut contains less Sodium (difference - 995mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.57g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.374g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano 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. Parmigiano-Reggiano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173452/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.