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Port Salut vs Muenster cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Port Salut and Muenster cheese

  • Port Salut contains less Phosphorus, Calcium, and Vitamin B2 than Muenster cheese.
  • Daily need coverage for Phosphorus from Muenster cheese is 15% higher.

Food types used in this article are Cheese, port de salut and Cheese, muenster.

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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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Contains less Sodium -15%
Contains more Calcium +10.3%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +40.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Equal in Iron - 0.41
Equal in Potassium - 134
Equal in Zinc - 2.81
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 195% 12% 18% 8% 71% 155% 70%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 216% 12% 20% 11% 77% 201% 82%
Contains less Sodium -15%
Contains more Calcium +10.3%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +40.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +30%
Equal in Iron - 0.41
Equal in Potassium - 134
Equal in Zinc - 2.81

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 B5 +10.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin D +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1012
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.26
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.013
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.19
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.056
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.47
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.5
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% 61% 6% 18% 4% 74% 2% 12% 13% 184% 7% 9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin D +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1012
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.26
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.013
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.19
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.056
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.47
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.5

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
32
Muenster cheese
Mineral Summary Score
68
Port Salut
79
Muenster 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
140%
Muenster cheese
Carbohydrates
1%
Port Salut
1%
Muenster cheese
Fats
130%
Port Salut
139%
Muenster cheese

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

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Port Salut Muenster cheese
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.55g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Port Salut
Port Salut contains less Sodium (difference - 94mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.422g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Muenster cheese
Muenster cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 27mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Muenster cheese
Muenster cheese is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Muenster cheese
Muenster cheese 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Port Salut Muenster cheese Opinion
Calories 352 368 Muenster cheese
Protein 23.78 23.41 Port Salut
Fats 28.2 30.04 Muenster cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.57 1.12 Muenster cheese
Cholesterol 123 96 Muenster cheese
Vitamin D 21 22 Muenster cheese
Iron 0.43 0.41 Port Salut
Calcium 650 717 Muenster cheese
Potassium 136 134 Port Salut
Magnesium 24 27 Muenster cheese
Sugar 0.57 1.12 Port Salut
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.022 0.031 Muenster cheese
Zinc 2.6 2.81 Muenster cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 360 468 Muenster cheese
Sodium 534 628 Port Salut
Vitamin A 1092 1012 Port Salut
Vitamin E 0.24 0.26 Muenster cheese
Vitamin D 0.5 0.6 Muenster cheese
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.013 Port Salut
Vitamin B2 0.24 0.32 Muenster cheese
Vitamin B3 0.06 0.103 Muenster cheese
Vitamin B5 0.21 0.19 Port Salut
Vitamin B6 0.053 0.056 Muenster cheese
Vitamin B12 1.5 1.47 Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.4 2.5 Muenster cheese
Folate 18 12 Port Salut
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 16.691 19.113 Port Salut
Monounsaturated Fat 9.338 8.711 Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.729 0.661 Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.343 0.327 Port Salut
Threonine 0.876 0.888 Muenster cheese
Isoleucine 1.446 1.145 Port Salut
Leucine 2.482 2.26 Port Salut
Lysine 1.987 2.139 Muenster cheese
Methionine 0.734 0.569 Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.323 1.24 Port Salut
Valine 1.707 1.482 Port Salut
Histidine 0.686 0.829 Muenster cheese
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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. Muenster cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171245/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.