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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" charts 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%
Contains more Manganese +81.8%
Equal in Zinc - 2.58
Equal in Selenium - 14.5
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 320% 29% 30% 326% 8% 187% 71% 10% 3% 80%
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%
Contains more Manganese +81.8%
Equal in Zinc - 2.58
Equal in Selenium - 14.5

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 +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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +47%
Contains more Protein +33.7%
Contains more Carbs +536.8%
Contains more Other +236%
Equal in Fats - 26.94
24% 28% 45% 2%
Protein: 23.78 g
Fats: 28.2 g
Carbs: 0.57 g
Water: 45.45 g
Other: 2 g
32% 27% 4% 31% 7%
Protein: 31.8 g
Fats: 26.94 g
Carbs: 3.63 g
Water: 30.91 g
Other: 6.72 g
Contains more Water +47%
Contains more Protein +33.7%
Contains more Carbs +536.8%
Contains more Other +236%
Equal in Fats - 26.94

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +19.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +22.9%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 17.115
62% 35% 3%
Saturated Fat: 16.691 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.338 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.729 g
67% 31% 2%
Saturated Fat: 17.115 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7.838 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.593 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +19.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +22.9%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 17.115

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 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
Sugar 0.57g 0.73g Port Salut
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
Manganese 0.011mg 0.02mg Romano cheese
Selenium 14.5µg 14.5µg
Vitamin A 1092IU 415IU Port Salut
Vitamin A RAE 315µg 96µg Port Salut
Vitamin E 0.24mg 0.23mg Port Salut
Vitamin D 21IU 20IU Port Salut
Vitamin D 0.5µg 0.5µg
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
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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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
31%
Port Salut
28%
Romano cheese
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
62%
Port Salut
106%
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.