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Egg vs Port Salut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Egg and Port Salut

  • Egg has more Copper, Choline, Selenium, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2, however Port Salut is higher in Calcium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Egg covers your daily need of Copper 220% more than Port Salut.
  • Egg has 19 times more Choline than Port Salut. While Egg has 293.8mg of Choline, Port Salut has only 15.4mg.
  • Port Salut has less Cholesterol.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Egg, whole, cooked, hard-boiled 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
Egg
3
:
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains less Sodium -76.8%
Contains more Copper +8990.9%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.3%
Contains more Zinc +147.6%
Equal in Potassium - 136
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 45% 8% 74% 12% 17% 29% 667%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains less Sodium -76.8%
Contains more Copper +8990.9%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.3%
Contains more Zinc +147.6%
Equal in Potassium - 136

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
Egg
8
:
Contains more Vitamin E +329.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +340%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +113.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +565.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +128.3%
Contains more Folate +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +110%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.06
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 21% 67% 0% 17% 119% 2% 84% 28% 33% 139% 1%
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 E +329.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +340%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +113.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +565.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +128.3%
Contains more Folate +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +110%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.06

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.
Egg 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 glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Egg Port Salut Opinion
Net carbs 1.12g 0.57g Egg
Protein 12.58g 23.78g Port Salut
Fats 10.61g 28.2g Port Salut
Carbs 1.12g 0.57g Egg
Calories 155kcal 352kcal Port Salut
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.12g 0.57g Port Salut
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 50mg 650mg Port Salut
Iron 1.19mg 0.43mg Egg
Magnesium 10mg 24mg Port Salut
Phosphorus 172mg 360mg Port Salut
Potassium 126mg 136mg Port Salut
Sodium 124mg 534mg Egg
Zinc 1.05mg 2.6mg Port Salut
Copper 2mg 0.022mg Egg
Vitamin A 520IU 1092IU Port Salut
Vitamin E 1.03mg 0.24mg Egg
Vitamin D 87IU 21IU Egg
Vitamin D 2.2µg 0.5µg Egg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.014mg Egg
Vitamin B2 0.513mg 0.24mg Egg
Vitamin B3 0.064mg 0.06mg Egg
Vitamin B5 1.398mg 0.21mg Egg
Vitamin B6 0.121mg 0.053mg Egg
Folate 44µg 18µg Egg
Vitamin B12 1.11µg 1.5µg Port Salut
Vitamin K 0.3µg 2.4µg Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.153mg 0.343mg Port Salut
Threonine 0.604mg 0.876mg Port Salut
Isoleucine 0.686mg 1.446mg Port Salut
Leucine 1.075mg 2.482mg Port Salut
Lysine 0.904mg 1.987mg Port Salut
Methionine 0.392mg 0.734mg Port Salut
Phenylalanine 0.668mg 1.323mg Port Salut
Valine 0.767mg 1.707mg Port Salut
Histidine 0.298mg 0.686mg Port Salut
Cholesterol 373mg 123mg Port Salut
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 3.267g 16.691g Egg
Monounsaturated Fat 4.077g 9.338g Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.414g 0.729g Egg

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Egg 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
45
Egg
31
Port Salut
Mineral Summary Score
108
Egg
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
75%
Egg
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
1%
Egg
1%
Port Salut
Fats
49%
Egg
130%
Port Salut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.55g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 250mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Port Salut
Port Salut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Egg
Egg contains less Sodium (difference - 410mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Egg
Egg is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.424g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Egg
Egg is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Egg
Egg is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Egg
Egg 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. Egg - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173424/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.