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Port Salut vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Port Salut and Tarragon

  • Port Salut has less Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Copper, Folate, and Vitamin B12.
  • Tarragon covers your daily Iron needs 398% more than Port Salut.
  • Tarragon contains 9 times less Saturated Fat than Port Salut. Port Salut contains 16.691g of Saturated Fat, while Tarragon contains 1.881g.

Food varieties used in this article are Cheese, port de salut and Spices, tarragon, dried.

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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 Phosphorus +15%
Contains more Calcium +75.2%
Contains more Iron +7411.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1345.8%
Contains more Potassium +2120.6%
Contains less Sodium -88.4%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +2977.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Contains more Phosphorus +15%
Contains more Calcium +75.2%
Contains more Iron +7411.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1345.8%
Contains more Potassium +2120.6%
Contains less Sodium -88.4%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +2977.3%

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1692.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +457.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14816.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4447.2%
Contains more Folate +1422.2%
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 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1692.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +457.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14816.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4447.2%
Contains more Folate +1422.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Port Salut Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 0.57g 42.82g Tarragon
Protein 23.78g 22.77g Port Salut
Fats 28.2g 7.24g Port Salut
Carbs 0.57g 50.22g Tarragon
Calories 352kcal 295kcal Port Salut
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.57g g Tarragon
Fiber 0g 7.4g Tarragon
Calcium 650mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 0.43mg 32.3mg Tarragon
Magnesium 24mg 347mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 360mg 313mg Port Salut
Potassium 136mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 534mg 62mg Tarragon
Zinc 2.6mg 3.9mg Tarragon
Copper 0.022mg 0.677mg Tarragon
Vitamin A 1092IU 4200IU Tarragon
Vitamin E 0.24mg mg Port Salut
Vitamin D 21IU 0IU Port Salut
Vitamin D 0.5µg 0µg Port Salut
Vitamin C 0mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.251mg Tarragon
Vitamin B2 0.24mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 0.06mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.21mg mg Port Salut
Vitamin B6 0.053mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 18µg 274µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 1.5µg 0µg Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.4µg µg Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.343mg mg Port Salut
Threonine 0.876mg mg Port Salut
Isoleucine 1.446mg mg Port Salut
Leucine 2.482mg mg Port Salut
Lysine 1.987mg mg Port Salut
Methionine 0.734mg mg Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.323mg mg Port Salut
Valine 1.707mg mg Port Salut
Histidine 0.686mg mg Port Salut
Cholesterol 123mg 0mg Tarragon
Trans Fat g 0g Port Salut
Saturated Fat 16.691g 1.881g Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 9.338g 0.474g Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.729g 3.698g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Port Salut Tarragon
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
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
68
Port Salut
318
Tarragon

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
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
1%
Port Salut
50%
Tarragon
Fats
130%
Port Salut
33%
Tarragon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tarragon
Tarragon contains less Sodium (difference - 472mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 123mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 14.81g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Port Salut
Port Salut is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.