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Port Salut vs Romano cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Port Salut and Romano cheese

  • Port Salut has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, and Monounsaturated Fat, however Romano cheese has more Phosphorus, Calcium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Romano cheese's daily need coverage for Phosphorus is 57% more.
  • Port Salut has 3 times more Vitamin A RAE than Romano cheese. Port Salut has 315µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Romano cheese has 96µg.
  • Romano cheese is lower in Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cheese, port de salut and Cheese, romano.

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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 Potassium +58.1%
Contains less Sodium -62.7%
Contains more Calcium +63.7%
Contains more Iron +79.1%
Contains more Magnesium +70.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.1%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Equal in Zinc - 2.58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 320% 29% 30% 326% 8% 187% 71% 10%
Contains more Potassium +58.1%
Contains less Sodium -62.7%
Contains more Calcium +63.7%
Contains more Iron +79.1%
Contains more Magnesium +70.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.1%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Equal in Zinc - 2.58

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 +163.1%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +33.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.23
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.2
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 25% 5% 15% 0% 10% 86% 2% 26% 20% 6% 140% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +163.1%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +33.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.23
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.2

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 Romano cheese
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Port Salut Romano cheese Opinion
Net carbs 0.57g 3.63g Romano cheese
Protein 23.78g 31.8g Romano cheese
Fats 28.2g 26.94g Port Salut
Carbs 0.57g 3.63g Romano cheese
Calories 352kcal 387kcal Romano cheese
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.57g 0.73g Port Salut
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 650mg 1064mg Romano cheese
Iron 0.43mg 0.77mg Romano cheese
Magnesium 24mg 41mg Romano cheese
Phosphorus 360mg 760mg Romano cheese
Potassium 136mg 86mg Port Salut
Sodium 534mg 1433mg Port Salut
Zinc 2.6mg 2.58mg Port Salut
Copper 0.022mg 0.03mg Romano cheese
Vitamin A 1092IU 415IU Port Salut
Vitamin E 0.24mg 0.23mg Port Salut
Vitamin D 21IU 20IU Port Salut
Vitamin D 0.5µg 0.5µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.037mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B2 0.24mg 0.37mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B3 0.06mg 0.077mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B5 0.21mg 0.424mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B6 0.053mg 0.085mg Romano cheese
Folate 18µg 7µg Port Salut
Vitamin B12 1.5µg 1.12µg Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.4µg 2.2µg Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.343mg 0.429mg Romano cheese
Threonine 0.876mg 1.171mg Romano cheese
Isoleucine 1.446mg 1.685mg Romano cheese
Leucine 2.482mg 3.071mg Romano cheese
Lysine 1.987mg 2.941mg Romano cheese
Methionine 0.734mg 0.852mg Romano cheese
Phenylalanine 1.323mg 1.71mg Romano cheese
Valine 1.707mg 2.183mg Romano cheese
Histidine 0.686mg 1.231mg Romano cheese
Cholesterol 123mg 104mg Romano cheese
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 16.691g 17.115g Port Salut
Monounsaturated Fat 9.338g 7.838g Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.729g 0.593g Port Salut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Port Salut Romano cheese
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
28
Romano cheese
Mineral Summary Score
68
Port Salut
122
Romano 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
191%
Romano cheese
Carbohydrates
1%
Port Salut
4%
Romano cheese
Fats
130%
Port Salut
124%
Romano cheese

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.16g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Port Salut
Port Salut contains less Sodium (difference - 899mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.424g)
Which food is cheaper?
Port Salut
Port Salut is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
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. Romano cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171249/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.