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Roquefort vs Port Salut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Roquefort and Port Salut

  • Roquefort has more Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Folate, and Vitamin B6, however Port Salut is higher in Vitamin B12.
  • Roquefort covers your daily need of Sodium 55% more than Port Salut.
  • Roquefort has 8 times more Vitamin B5 than Port Salut. While Roquefort has 1.731mg of Vitamin B5, Port Salut has only 0.21mg.
  • Port Salut has less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cheese, roquefort 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 Iron +30.2%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +49.5%
Contains less Sodium -70.5%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Equal in Calcium - 650
Equal in Phosphorus - 360
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 199% 22% 22% 169% 9% 236% 57% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8%
Contains more Iron +30.2%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +54.5%
Contains more Potassium +49.5%
Contains less Sodium -70.5%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Equal in Calcium - 650
Equal in Phosphorus - 360

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 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1123.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +724.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134%
Contains more Folate +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +134.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1092
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 63% 0% 0% 0% 10% 136% 14% 104% 29% 37% 80% 0%
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 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +144.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1123.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +724.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134%
Contains more Folate +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +134.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1092

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.
Roquefort Port Salut
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals 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 Roquefort Port Salut Opinion
Net carbs 2g 0.57g Roquefort
Protein 21.54g 23.78g Port Salut
Fats 30.64g 28.2g Roquefort
Carbs 2g 0.57g Roquefort
Calories 369kcal 352kcal Roquefort
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.57g Roquefort
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 662mg 650mg Roquefort
Iron 0.56mg 0.43mg Roquefort
Magnesium 30mg 24mg Roquefort
Phosphorus 392mg 360mg Roquefort
Potassium 91mg 136mg Port Salut
Sodium 1809mg 534mg Port Salut
Zinc 2.08mg 2.6mg Port Salut
Copper 0.034mg 0.022mg Roquefort
Vitamin A 1047IU 1092IU Port Salut
Vitamin E mg 0.24mg Port Salut
Vitamin D IU 21IU Port Salut
Vitamin D µg 0.5µg Port Salut
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.014mg Roquefort
Vitamin B2 0.586mg 0.24mg Roquefort
Vitamin B3 0.734mg 0.06mg Roquefort
Vitamin B5 1.731mg 0.21mg Roquefort
Vitamin B6 0.124mg 0.053mg Roquefort
Folate 49µg 18µg Roquefort
Vitamin B12 0.64µg 1.5µg Port Salut
Vitamin K µg 2.4µg Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.303mg 0.343mg Port Salut
Threonine 0.965mg 0.876mg Roquefort
Isoleucine 1.217mg 1.446mg Port Salut
Leucine 2.114mg 2.482mg Port Salut
Lysine 1.848mg 1.987mg Port Salut
Methionine 0.558mg 0.734mg Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.023mg 1.323mg Port Salut
Valine 1.614mg 1.707mg Port Salut
Histidine 0.602mg 0.686mg Port Salut
Cholesterol 90mg 123mg Roquefort
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 19.263g 16.691g Port Salut
Monounsaturated Fat 8.474g 9.338g Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.32g 0.729g Roquefort

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Roquefort 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
39
Roquefort
31
Port Salut
Mineral Summary Score
90
Roquefort
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
129%
Roquefort
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
2%
Roquefort
1%
Port Salut
Fats
141%
Roquefort
130%
Port Salut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.57g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Roquefort
Roquefort is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Port Salut
Port Salut contains less Sodium (difference - 1275mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.572g)
Which food is cheaper?
Port Salut
Port Salut is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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. Roquefort - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171250/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.