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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" charts 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
Equal in Selenium - 15.7
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8% 2% 80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9% 0% 86%
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
Equal in Selenium - 15.7

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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%
Contains more Choline +19.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 66% 5% 15% 0% 4% 56% 2% 13% 13% 14% 188% 9% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 32% 3% 9% 0% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 7% 115% 11% 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%
Contains more Choline +19.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +64.9%
Contains more Protein +15.6%
Contains more Carbs +443.9%
Contains more Other +20%
Equal in Water - 49.9
24% 28% 45% 2%
Protein: 23.78 g
Fats: 28.2 g
Carbs: 0.57 g
Water: 45.45 g
Other: 2 g
28% 17% 3% 50% 2%
Protein: 27.5 g
Fats: 17.1 g
Carbs: 3.1 g
Water: 49.9 g
Other: 2.4 g
Contains more Fats +64.9%
Contains more Protein +15.6%
Contains more Carbs +443.9%
Contains more Other +20%
Equal in Water - 49.9

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +92.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +43.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -34.9%
62% 35% 3%
Saturated Fat: 16.691 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.338 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.729 g
67% 30% 3%
Saturated Fat: 10.867 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.844 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.509 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +92.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +43.2%
Contains less Saturated Fat -34.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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
Sugar 0.57g 1.23g Port Salut
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
Manganese 0.011mg Port Salut
Selenium 14.5µg 15.7µg Mozzarella
Vitamin A 1092IU 517IU Port Salut
Vitamin A RAE 315µg 137µg 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 B1 0.014mg 0.02mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B2 0.24mg 0.34mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B3 0.06mg 0.12mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B5 0.21mg Port Salut
Vitamin B6 0.053mg 0.08mg Mozzarella
Folate 18µg 9µg Port Salut
Vitamin B12 1.5µg 0.92µg Port Salut
Choline 15.4mg 18.4mg Mozzarella
Vitamin K 2.4µg 1.8µg Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.343mg Port Salut
Threonine 0.876mg Port Salut
Isoleucine 1.446mg Port Salut
Leucine 2.482mg Port Salut
Lysine 1.987mg Port Salut
Methionine 0.734mg Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.323mg Port Salut
Valine 1.707mg Port Salut
Histidine 0.686mg Port Salut
Cholesterol 123mg 54mg Mozzarella
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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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
30%
Port Salut
22%
Mozzarella
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
62%
Port Salut
66%
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.