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Cheese vs Port Salut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cheese and Port Salut

  • Cheese has more Selenium, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Calcium, however Port Salut is higher in Vitamin B12.
  • Cheese covers your daily need of Selenium 25% more than Port Salut.
  • Cheese has 2 times more Vitamin B2 than Port Salut. While 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" chart 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 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 213% 6% 20% 195% 7% 86% 100% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +36.4%
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Cheese
8
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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 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 75% 15% 18% 0% 8% 99% 2% 25% 16% 21% 138% 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 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 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.
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 Cheese Port Salut Opinion
Net carbs 3.09g 0.57g Cheese
Protein 22.87g 23.78g Port Salut
Fats 33.31g 28.2g Cheese
Carbs 3.09g 0.57g Cheese
Calories 404kcal 352kcal Cheese
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Cheese
Sugar 0.48g 0.57g Cheese
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 710mg 650mg Cheese
Iron 0.14mg 0.43mg Port Salut
Magnesium 27mg 24mg Cheese
Phosphorus 455mg 360mg Cheese
Potassium 76mg 136mg Port Salut
Sodium 653mg 534mg Port Salut
Zinc 3.64mg 2.6mg Cheese
Copper 0.03mg 0.022mg Cheese
Vitamin A 1242IU 1092IU Cheese
Vitamin E 0.71mg 0.24mg Cheese
Vitamin D 24IU 21IU Cheese
Vitamin D 0.6µg 0.5µg Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.014mg Cheese
Vitamin B2 0.428mg 0.24mg Cheese
Vitamin B3 0.059mg 0.06mg Port Salut
Vitamin B5 0.41mg 0.21mg Cheese
Vitamin B6 0.066mg 0.053mg Cheese
Folate 27µg 18µg Cheese
Vitamin B12 1.1µg 1.5µg Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.4µg 2.4µg
Tryptophan 0.547mg 0.343mg Cheese
Threonine 1.044mg 0.876mg 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 Cheese
Trans Fat 0.917g g Port Salut
Saturated Fat 18.867g 16.691g Port Salut
Monounsaturated Fat 9.246g 9.338g Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.421g 0.729g Cheese

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
35
Cheese
31
Port Salut
Mineral Summary Score
79
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
137%
Cheese
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
3%
Cheese
1%
Port Salut
Fats
154%
Cheese
130%
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?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.09g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Cheese
Cheese is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cheese
Cheese is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cheese
Cheese is relatively richer in vitamins

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. 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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.