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Port Salut vs Egg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Port Salut and Egg

  • Port Salut has more Calcium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin A, however Egg is higher in Copper, Choline, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2.
  • Egg covers your daily need of Copper 220% more than Port Salut.
  • Port Salut has 13 times more Calcium than Egg. While Port Salut has 650mg of Calcium, Egg has only 50mg.
  • Egg has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cheese, port de salut and Egg, whole, cooked, hard-boiled.

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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
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3
Egg
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Zinc +147.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.3%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Copper +8990.9%
Contains less Sodium -76.8%
Equal in Potassium - 126
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 195% 12% 18% 8% 71% 155% 70%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 15% 12% 8% 667% 29% 74% 17%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Zinc +147.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.3%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Copper +8990.9%
Contains less Sodium -76.8%
Equal in Potassium - 126

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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8
Egg
Contains more Vitamin A +110%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Contains more Vitamin E +329.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +340%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +113.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +565.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +128.3%
Contains more Folate +144.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.064
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 66% 5% 15% 4% 56% 2% 13% 13% 188% 6% 14%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 32% 21% 67% 17% 119% 2% 84% 28% 139% 1% 33%
Contains more Vitamin A +110%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Contains more Vitamin E +329.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +340%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +113.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +565.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +128.3%
Contains more Folate +144.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.064

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 Egg
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Port Salut Egg Opinion
Calories 352kcal 155kcal Port Salut
Protein 23.78g 12.58g Port Salut
Fats 28.2g 10.61g Port Salut
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 0.57g 1.12g Egg
Carbs 0.57g 1.12g Egg
Cholesterol 123mg 373mg Port Salut
Vitamin D 21IU 87IU Egg
Iron 0.43mg 1.19mg Egg
Calcium 650mg 50mg Port Salut
Potassium 136mg 126mg Port Salut
Magnesium 24mg 10mg Port Salut
Sugar 0.57g 1.12g Port Salut
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.022mg 2mg Egg
Zinc 2.6mg 1.05mg Port Salut
Starch g g
Phosphorus 360mg 172mg Port Salut
Sodium 534mg 124mg Egg
Vitamin A 1092IU 520IU Port Salut
Vitamin E 0.24mg 1.03mg Egg
Vitamin D 0.5µg 2.2µg Egg
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.066mg Egg
Vitamin B2 0.24mg 0.513mg Egg
Vitamin B3 0.06mg 0.064mg Egg
Vitamin B5 0.21mg 1.398mg Egg
Vitamin B6 0.053mg 0.121mg Egg
Vitamin B12 1.5µg 1.11µg Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.4µg 0.3µg Port Salut
Folate 18µg 44µg Egg
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 16.691g 3.267g Egg
Monounsaturated Fat 9.338g 4.077g Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.729g 1.414g Egg
Tryptophan 0.343mg 0.153mg Port Salut
Threonine 0.876mg 0.604mg Port Salut
Isoleucine 1.446mg 0.686mg Port Salut
Leucine 2.482mg 1.075mg Port Salut
Lysine 1.987mg 0.904mg Port Salut
Methionine 0.734mg 0.392mg Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.323mg 0.668mg Port Salut
Valine 1.707mg 0.767mg Port Salut
Histidine 0.686mg 0.298mg Port Salut
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Port Salut Egg
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
45
Egg
Mineral Summary Score
68
Port Salut
108
Egg

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
75%
Egg
Carbohydrates
1%
Port Salut
1%
Egg
Fats
130%
Port Salut
49%
Egg

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 250mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.55g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Port Salut
Port Salut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Egg
Egg contains less Sodium (difference - 410mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Egg
Egg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.424g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Egg
Egg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Egg
Egg is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Egg
Egg is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Egg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173424/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.