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Port Salut vs Cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Port Salut and Cheese

  • Port Salut has more Vitamin B12, however Cheese is higher in Selenium, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Calcium.
  • Cheese covers your daily need of Selenium 25% more than Port Salut.
  • Port Salut has 2 times more Potassium than Cheese. While Port Salut has 136mg of Potassium, Cheese has only 76mg.
  • Cheese has less Cholesterol.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cheese, port de salut and Cheese, cheddar.

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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 +207.1%
Contains more Potassium +78.9%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Equal in Calcium - 710
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 213% 6% 20% 195% 7% 86% 100% 10%
Contains more Iron +207.1%
Contains more Potassium +78.9%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Equal in Calcium - 710

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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Cheese
Contains more Vitamin B12 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +195.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +20%
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 Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.059
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.4
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 75% 15% 18% 0% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 21% 138% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +195.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +20%
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 Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.059
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.4

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Port Salut Cheese Opinion
Net carbs 0.57g 3.09g Cheese
Protein 23.78g 22.87g Port Salut
Fats 28.2g 33.31g Cheese
Carbs 0.57g 3.09g Cheese
Calories 352kcal 404kcal Cheese
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Cheese
Sugar 0.57g 0.48g Cheese
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 650mg 710mg Cheese
Iron 0.43mg 0.14mg Port Salut
Magnesium 24mg 27mg Cheese
Phosphorus 360mg 455mg Cheese
Potassium 136mg 76mg Port Salut
Sodium 534mg 653mg Port Salut
Zinc 2.6mg 3.64mg Cheese
Copper 0.022mg 0.03mg Cheese
Vitamin A 1092IU 1242IU Cheese
Vitamin E 0.24mg 0.71mg Cheese
Vitamin D 21IU 24IU Cheese
Vitamin D 0.5µg 0.6µg Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.029mg Cheese
Vitamin B2 0.24mg 0.428mg Cheese
Vitamin B3 0.06mg 0.059mg Port Salut
Vitamin B5 0.21mg 0.41mg Cheese
Vitamin B6 0.053mg 0.066mg Cheese
Folate 18µg 27µg Cheese
Vitamin B12 1.5µg 1.1µg Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.4µg 2.4µg
Tryptophan 0.343mg 0.547mg Cheese
Threonine 0.876mg 1.044mg Cheese
Isoleucine 1.446mg 1.206mg Port Salut
Leucine 2.482mg 1.939mg Port Salut
Lysine 1.987mg 1.025mg Port Salut
Methionine 0.734mg 0.547mg Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.323mg 1.074mg Port Salut
Valine 1.707mg 1.404mg Port Salut
Histidine 0.686mg 0.547mg Port Salut
Cholesterol 123mg 99mg Cheese
Trans Fat g 0.917g Port Salut
Saturated Fat 16.691g 18.867g Port Salut
Monounsaturated Fat 9.338g 9.246g Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.729g 1.421g Cheese

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
31
Port Salut
35
Cheese
Mineral Summary Score
68
Port Salut
79
Cheese

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
143%
Port Salut
137%
Cheese
Carbohydrates
1%
Port Salut
3%
Cheese
Fats
130%
Port Salut
154%
Cheese

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 Sugar?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.09g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
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

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. Port Salut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170849/nutrients
  2. Cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173414/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.