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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.
  • 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 more Copper +8990.9%
Contains less Sodium -76.8%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Zinc +147.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.3%
Equal in Potassium - 136
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 15% 12% 8% 667% 29% 74% 17%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 195% 12% 18% 8% 71% 155% 70%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Copper +8990.9%
Contains less Sodium -76.8%
Contains more Calcium +1200%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Zinc +147.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +109.3%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 32% 21% 67% 17% 119% 2% 84% 28% 139% 1% 33%
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 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 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
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 the food
Protein
75%
Egg
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
1%
Egg
1%
Port Salut
Fats
49%
Egg
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.
Egg Port Salut
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 250mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Port Salut
Port Salut contains less Sugars (difference - 0.55g)
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

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