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Port Salut vs Mozzarella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Port Salut and Mozzarella

  • Port Salut has more Vitamin B12, and Vitamin A RAE, while Mozzarella has more Phosphorus, Calcium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Port Salut's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 29% higher.
  • Mozzarella contains 33 times less Sodium than Port Salut. Port Salut contains 534mg of Sodium, while Mozzarella contains 16mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cheese, port de salut and Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium.

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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 +72%
Contains more Potassium +43.2%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.6%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Zinc +20.4%
Contains more Copper +22.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 26
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9%
Contains more Iron +72%
Contains more Potassium +43.2%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.6%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Zinc +20.4%
Contains more Copper +22.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 26

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.9%
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 32% 3% 9% 0% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 7% 115% 5%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.9%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Port Salut Mozzarella
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
31
Port Salut
23
Mozzarella
Mineral Summary Score
68
Port Salut
72
Mozzarella

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
165%
Mozzarella
Carbohydrates
1%
Port Salut
3%
Mozzarella
Fats
130%
Port Salut
79%
Mozzarella

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. Port Salut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170849/nutrients
  2. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/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.