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Romano cheese vs Port Salut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Romano cheese and Port Salut

  • Romano cheese has more Phosphorus, Calcium, and Vitamin B2, however Port Salut has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B12, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Romano cheese's daily need coverage for Phosphorus is 57% more.
  • Romano cheese has 3 times more Sodium than Port Salut. Romano cheese has 1433mg of Sodium, while Port Salut has 534mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cheese, romano and Cheese, port de salut.

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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 +63.7%
Contains more Iron +79.1%
Contains more Magnesium +70.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.1%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +58.1%
Contains less Sodium -62.7%
Equal in Zinc - 2.6
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 320% 29% 30% 326% 8% 187% 71% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8%
Contains more Calcium +63.7%
Contains more Iron +79.1%
Contains more Magnesium +70.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.1%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +58.1%
Contains less Sodium -62.7%
Equal in Zinc - 2.6

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 B1 +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +163.1%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +33.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.24
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.4
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 25% 5% 15% 0% 10% 86% 2% 26% 20% 6% 140% 6%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +163.1%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +33.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.24
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.4

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.
Romano cheese Port Salut
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Romano cheese Port Salut Opinion
Net carbs 3.63g 0.57g Romano cheese
Protein 31.8g 23.78g Romano cheese
Fats 26.94g 28.2g Port Salut
Carbs 3.63g 0.57g Romano cheese
Calories 387kcal 352kcal Romano cheese
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.73g 0.57g Port Salut
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 1064mg 650mg Romano cheese
Iron 0.77mg 0.43mg Romano cheese
Magnesium 41mg 24mg Romano cheese
Phosphorus 760mg 360mg Romano cheese
Potassium 86mg 136mg Port Salut
Sodium 1433mg 534mg Port Salut
Zinc 2.58mg 2.6mg Port Salut
Copper 0.03mg 0.022mg Romano cheese
Vitamin A 415IU 1092IU Port Salut
Vitamin E 0.23mg 0.24mg Port Salut
Vitamin D 20IU 21IU Port Salut
Vitamin D 0.5µg 0.5µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.014mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B2 0.37mg 0.24mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B3 0.077mg 0.06mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B5 0.424mg 0.21mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B6 0.085mg 0.053mg Romano cheese
Folate 7µg 18µg Port Salut
Vitamin B12 1.12µg 1.5µg Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.2µg 2.4µg Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.429mg 0.343mg Romano cheese
Threonine 1.171mg 0.876mg Romano cheese
Isoleucine 1.685mg 1.446mg Romano cheese
Leucine 3.071mg 2.482mg Romano cheese
Lysine 2.941mg 1.987mg Romano cheese
Methionine 0.852mg 0.734mg Romano cheese
Phenylalanine 1.71mg 1.323mg Romano cheese
Valine 2.183mg 1.707mg Romano cheese
Histidine 1.231mg 0.686mg Romano cheese
Cholesterol 104mg 123mg Romano cheese
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 17.115g 16.691g Port Salut
Monounsaturated Fat 7.838g 9.338g Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.593g 0.729g Port Salut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
28
Romano cheese
31
Port Salut
Mineral Summary Score
122
Romano cheese
68
Port Salut

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
191%
Romano cheese
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
4%
Romano cheese
1%
Port Salut
Fats
124%
Romano cheese
130%
Port Salut

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.16g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Port Salut
Port Salut contains less Sodium (difference - 899mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.424g)
Which food is cheaper?
Port Salut
Port Salut is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
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.

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. Romano cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171249/nutrients
  2. Port Salut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170849/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.