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Port Salut vs Pork - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Port Salut and Pork?

  • Port Salut is richer in Calcium, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, and Phosphorus, yet Pork is richer in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Pork's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 72% higher.
  • Port Salut has 158 times more Vitamin A RAE than Pork. Port Salut has 315µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Pork has 2µg.
  • Pork contains less Sodium.

We used Cheese, port de salut and Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled types in this comparison.

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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 Calcium +3321.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
Contains more Iron +102.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +211%
Contains less Sodium -88.4%
Contains more Copper +231.8%
Equal in Zinc - 2.39
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 33% 20% 106% 38% 9% 66% 25%
Contains more Calcium +3321.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
Contains more Iron +102.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +211%
Contains less Sodium -88.4%
Contains more Copper +231.8%
Equal in Zinc - 2.39

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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Pork
Contains more Vitamin A +15500%
Contains more Folate +260%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +160%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +6164.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8295%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +775.5%
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 1% 6% 39% 2% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 4% 88% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +15500%
Contains more Folate +260%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +160%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +6164.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8295%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +775.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Port Salut Pork Opinion
Net carbs 0.57g 0g Port Salut
Protein 23.78g 27.32g Pork
Fats 28.2g 13.92g Port Salut
Carbs 0.57g 0g Port Salut
Calories 352kcal 242kcal Port Salut
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.57g 0g Pork
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 650mg 19mg Port Salut
Iron 0.43mg 0.87mg Pork
Magnesium 24mg 28mg Pork
Phosphorus 360mg 246mg Port Salut
Potassium 136mg 423mg Pork
Sodium 534mg 62mg Pork
Zinc 2.6mg 2.39mg Port Salut
Copper 0.022mg 0.073mg Pork
Vitamin A 1092IU 7IU Port Salut
Vitamin E 0.24mg 0.29mg Pork
Vitamin D 21IU 53IU Pork
Vitamin D 0.5µg 1.3µg Pork
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Pork
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.877mg Pork
Vitamin B2 0.24mg 0.321mg Pork
Vitamin B3 0.06mg 5.037mg Pork
Vitamin B5 0.21mg 0.698mg Pork
Vitamin B6 0.053mg 0.464mg Pork
Folate 18µg 5µg Port Salut
Vitamin B12 1.5µg 0.7µg Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.4µg 0µg Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.343mg 0.338mg Port Salut
Threonine 0.876mg 1.234mg Pork
Isoleucine 1.446mg 1.26mg Port Salut
Leucine 2.482mg 2.177mg Port Salut
Lysine 1.987mg 2.446mg Pork
Methionine 0.734mg 0.712mg Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.323mg 1.086mg Port Salut
Valine 1.707mg 1.473mg Port Salut
Histidine 0.686mg 1.067mg Pork
Cholesterol 123mg 80mg Pork
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 16.691g 5.23g Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 9.338g 6.19g Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.729g 1.2g Pork

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Port Salut Pork
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
56
Pork
Mineral Summary Score
68
Port Salut
37
Pork

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
164%
Pork
Carbohydrates
1%
Port Salut
0%
Pork
Fats
130%
Port Salut
64%
Pork

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pork
Pork is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 472mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.461g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.