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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, 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
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Contains more Iron +79.1%
Contains more Calcium +63.7%
Contains more Magnesium +70.8%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.1%
Contains more Potassium +58.1%
Contains less Sodium -62.7%
Equal in Zinc - 2.6
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 29% 320% 8% 30% 10% 71% 326% 187%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 195% 12% 18% 8% 71% 155% 70%
Contains more Iron +79.1%
Contains more Calcium +63.7%
Contains more Magnesium +70.8%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.1%
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 Vitamin B12 +33.9%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.24
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.4
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 25% 5% 15% 10% 86% 2% 26% 20% 140% 6% 6%
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%
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 Vitamin B12 +33.9%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.24
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.4

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

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Romano cheese Port Salut
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 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 contains less Sugars?
Port Salut
Port Salut contains less Sugars (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?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Romano cheese Port Salut Opinion
Calories 387 352 Romano cheese
Protein 31.8 23.78 Romano cheese
Fats 26.94 28.2 Port Salut
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.63 0.57 Romano cheese
Cholesterol 104 123 Romano cheese
Vitamin D 20 21 Port Salut
Iron 0.77 0.43 Romano cheese
Calcium 1064 650 Romano cheese
Potassium 86 136 Port Salut
Magnesium 41 24 Romano cheese
Sugars 0.73 0.57 Port Salut
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.022 Romano cheese
Zinc 2.58 2.6 Port Salut
Starch
Phosphorus 760 360 Romano cheese
Sodium 1433 534 Port Salut
Vitamin A 415 1092 Port Salut
Vitamin E 0.23 0.24 Port Salut
Vitamin D 0.5 0.5
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.014 Romano cheese
Vitamin B2 0.37 0.24 Romano cheese
Vitamin B3 0.077 0.06 Romano cheese
Vitamin B5 0.424 0.21 Romano cheese
Vitamin B6 0.085 0.053 Romano cheese
Vitamin B12 1.12 1.5 Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.2 2.4 Port Salut
Folate 7 18 Port Salut
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 17.115 16.691 Port Salut
Monounsaturated Fat 7.838 9.338 Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.593 0.729 Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.429 0.343 Romano cheese
Threonine 1.171 0.876 Romano cheese
Isoleucine 1.685 1.446 Romano cheese
Leucine 3.071 2.482 Romano cheese
Lysine 2.941 1.987 Romano cheese
Methionine 0.852 0.734 Romano cheese
Phenylalanine 1.71 1.323 Romano cheese
Valine 2.183 1.707 Romano cheese
Histidine 1.231 0.686 Romano 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 of 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.