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Cheddar Cheese vs. Port Salut — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cheddar Cheese and Port Salut

  • Cheddar Cheese has more Selenium, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Calcium, however, Port Salut is higher in Vitamin B12.
  • Cheddar Cheese covers your daily need of Selenium 25% more than Port Salut.
  • Cheddar Cheese has 2 times more Vitamin B2 than Port Salut. While Cheddar Cheese has 0.428mg of Vitamin B2, Port Salut has only 0.24mg.
  • Port Salut has less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cheese, cheddar 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Manganese +145.5%
Contains more Selenium +96.6%
Contains more Iron +207.1%
Contains more Potassium +78.9%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Equal in Calcium - 650
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 213% 6% 20% 195% 7% 86% 100% 10% 4% 156%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8% 2% 80%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
Contains more Manganese +145.5%
Contains more Selenium +96.6%
Contains more Iron +207.1%
Contains more Potassium +78.9%
Contains less Sodium -18.2%
Equal in Calcium - 650

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +195.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +20%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +36.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.06
Equal in Choline - 15.4
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 Choline Vitamin K 75% 15% 18% 0% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 21% 138% 9% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 66% 5% 15% 0% 4% 56% 2% 13% 13% 14% 188% 9% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +195.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +20%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +107.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.5%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +36.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.06
Equal in Choline - 15.4
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.4

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +18.1%
Contains more Carbs +442.1%
Contains more Other +85.5%
Contains more Water +22.8%
Equal in Protein - 23.78
23% 33% 3% 37% 4%
Protein: 22.87 g
Fats: 33.31 g
Carbs: 3.09 g
Water: 37.02 g
Other: 3.71 g
24% 28% 45% 2%
Protein: 23.78 g
Fats: 28.2 g
Carbs: 0.57 g
Water: 45.45 g
Other: 2 g
Contains more Fats +18.1%
Contains more Carbs +442.1%
Contains more Other +85.5%
Contains more Water +22.8%
Equal in Protein - 23.78

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +94.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -11.5%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 9.338
64% 31% 5%
Saturated Fat: 18.867 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.246 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.421 g
62% 35% 3%
Saturated Fat: 16.691 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.338 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.729 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +94.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -11.5%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 9.338

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cheddar Cheese Port Salut
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cheddar Cheese Port Salut Opinion
Net carbs 3.09g 0.57g Cheddar Cheese
Protein 22.87g 23.78g Port Salut
Fats 33.31g 28.2g Cheddar Cheese
Carbs 3.09g 0.57g Cheddar Cheese
Calories 404kcal 352kcal Cheddar Cheese
Sugar 0.48g 0.57g Cheddar Cheese
Calcium 710mg 650mg Cheddar Cheese
Iron 0.14mg 0.43mg Port Salut
Magnesium 27mg 24mg Cheddar Cheese
Phosphorus 455mg 360mg Cheddar Cheese
Potassium 76mg 136mg Port Salut
Sodium 653mg 534mg Port Salut
Zinc 3.64mg 2.6mg Cheddar Cheese
Copper 0.03mg 0.022mg Cheddar Cheese
Manganese 0.027mg 0.011mg Cheddar Cheese
Selenium 28.5µg 14.5µg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin A 1242IU 1092IU Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin A RAE 330µg 315µg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin E 0.71mg 0.24mg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin D 24IU 21IU Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin D 0.6µg 0.5µg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.014mg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin B2 0.428mg 0.24mg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin B3 0.059mg 0.06mg Port Salut
Vitamin B5 0.41mg 0.21mg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.053mg Cheddar Cheese
Folate 27µg 18µg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin B12 1.1µg 1.5µg Port Salut
Choline 16.5mg 15.4mg Cheddar Cheese
Vitamin K 2.4µg 2.4µg
Tryptophan 0.547mg 0.343mg Cheddar Cheese
Threonine 1.044mg 0.876mg Cheddar Cheese
Isoleucine 1.206mg 1.446mg Port Salut
Leucine 1.939mg 2.482mg Port Salut
Lysine 1.025mg 1.987mg Port Salut
Methionine 0.547mg 0.734mg Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.074mg 1.323mg Port Salut
Valine 1.404mg 1.707mg Port Salut
Histidine 0.547mg 0.686mg Port Salut
Cholesterol 99mg 123mg Cheddar Cheese
Trans Fat 0.917g Port Salut
Saturated Fat 18.867g 16.691g Port Salut
Omega-3 - DHA 0.001g 0g Cheddar Cheese
Omega-3 - EPA 0.01g 0g Cheddar Cheese
Omega-3 - DPA 0.017g 0g Cheddar Cheese
Monounsaturated Fat 9.246g 9.338g Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.421g 0.729g Cheddar Cheese
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.007g Cheddar Cheese

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cheddar Cheese Port Salut
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Cheddar Cheese
30%
Port Salut
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
79%
Cheddar Cheese
62%
Port Salut

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Port Salut
Port Salut contains less Sodium (difference - 119mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.176g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cheddar Cheese
Cheddar Cheese is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.09g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cheddar Cheese
Cheddar Cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cheddar Cheese
Cheddar Cheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Cheddar Cheese
Cheddar Cheese is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cheddar Cheese
Cheddar Cheese is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cheddar Cheese
Cheddar Cheese is relatively richer in vitamins

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cheddar Cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173414/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.

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