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

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How are Port Salut and Parmigiano-Reggiano different?

  • Port Salut is richer in Vitamin A RAE, while Parmigiano-Reggiano is higher in Phosphorus, Calcium, Vitamin B12, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Zinc.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano covers your daily need of Phosphorus 53% more than Port Salut.
  • Port Salut contains 2 times more Vitamin A RAE than Parmigiano-Reggiano. Port Salut contains 315µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Parmigiano-Reggiano contains 160µg.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Cholesterol.

Cheese, port de salut and Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat 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 less Sodium -65.1%
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%
Equal in Potassium - 125
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 333% 34% 28% 313% 12% 200% 106% 80%
Contains less Sodium -65.1%
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%
Equal in Potassium - 125

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 +80.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +41.2%
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%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.049
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 37% 4% 12% 0% 8% 113% 3% 20% 12% 8% 283% 5%
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%
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%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.049

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Port Salut Parmigiano-Reggiano
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
42
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Mineral Summary Score
68
Port Salut
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano

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
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbohydrates
1%
Port Salut
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats
130%
Port Salut
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano

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. Port Salut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170849/nutrients
  2. Parmigiano-Reggiano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173452/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.