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

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +284.6%
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 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 167% 252% 0% 0% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 0% 0% 206%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +284.6%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
143%
Port Salut
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
1%
Port Salut
50%
Tarragon
Fats
130%
Port Salut
33%
Tarragon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 123mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tarragon
Tarragon contains less Sugars (difference - 0.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tarragon
Tarragon contains less Sodium (difference - 472mg)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Port Salut Tarragon Opinion
Calories 352 295 Port Salut
Protein 23.78 22.77 Port Salut
Fats 28.2 7.24 Port Salut
Vitamin C 0 50 Tarragon
Carbs 0.57 50.22 Tarragon
Cholesterol 123 0 Tarragon
Vitamin D 21 0 Port Salut
Iron 0.43 32.3 Tarragon
Calcium 650 1139 Tarragon
Potassium 136 3020 Tarragon
Magnesium 24 347 Tarragon
Sugars 0.57 Tarragon
Fiber 0 7.4 Tarragon
Copper 0.022 0.677 Tarragon
Zinc 2.6 3.9 Tarragon
Starch
Phosphorus 360 313 Port Salut
Sodium 534 62 Tarragon
Vitamin A 1092 4200 Tarragon
Vitamin E 0.24 Port Salut
Vitamin D 0.5 0 Port Salut
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.251 Tarragon
Vitamin B2 0.24 1.339 Tarragon
Vitamin B3 0.06 8.95 Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.21 Port Salut
Vitamin B6 0.053 2.41 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 1.5 0 Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.4 Port Salut
Folate 18 274 Tarragon
Trans Fat 0 Port Salut
Saturated Fat 16.691 1.881 Tarragon
Monounsaturated Fat 9.338 0.474 Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.729 3.698 Tarragon
Tryptophan 0.343 Port Salut
Threonine 0.876 Port Salut
Isoleucine 1.446 Port Salut
Leucine 2.482 Port Salut
Lysine 1.987 Port Salut
Methionine 0.734 Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.323 Port Salut
Valine 1.707 Port Salut
Histidine 0.686 Port Salut
Fructose

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 of 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.