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Goat cheese vs Blue cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Goat cheese and Blue cheese

  • Goat cheese has more Copper, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, and Iron, while Blue cheese has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Calcium, Selenium, and Zinc.
  • Goat cheese's daily need coverage for Copper is 58% higher.
  • Blue cheese contains 5 times less Iron than Goat cheese. Goat cheese contains 1.62mg of Iron, while Blue cheese contains 0.31mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Goat cheese is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Cheese, goat, semisoft type and Cheese, blue.

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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
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Contains more Iron +422.6%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Copper +1310%
Contains less Sodium -63.8%
Contains more Calcium +77.2%
Contains more Potassium +62%
Contains more Zinc +303%
Equal in Phosphorus - 387
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 61% 90% 14% 21% 188% 19% 161% 55%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 159% 23% 17% 14% 73% 166% 150%
Contains more Iron +422.6%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Copper +1310%
Contains less Sodium -63.8%
Contains more Calcium +77.2%
Contains more Potassium +62%
Contains more Zinc +303%
Equal in Phosphorus - 387

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 A +103.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +810%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +454.5%
Contains more Folate +1700%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.25
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.4
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 88% 6% 15% 18% 156% 22% 12% 14% 28% 7% 2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 44% 5% 15% 8% 89% 20% 104% 39% 153% 6% 27%
Contains more Vitamin A +103.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +77%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +810%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +454.5%
Contains more Folate +1700%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.25
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.4

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
30
Goat cheese
42
Blue cheese
Mineral Summary Score
76
Goat cheese
76
Blue cheese

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%
Goat cheese
128%
Blue cheese
Carbohydrates
0%
Goat cheese
2%
Blue cheese
Fats
138%
Goat cheese
133%
Blue cheese

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.
Goat cheese Blue cheese
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goat cheese
Goat cheese is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.38g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Goat cheese
Goat cheese contains less Sodium (difference - 731mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Goat cheese
Goat cheese is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Goat cheese
Goat cheese is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Blue cheese
Blue cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Blue cheese
Blue cheese is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.97g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Goat cheese Blue cheese Opinion
Calories 364 353 Goat cheese
Protein 21.58 21.4 Goat cheese
Fats 29.84 28.74 Goat cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.12 2.34 Blue cheese
Cholesterol 79 75 Blue cheese
Vitamin D 22 21 Goat cheese
Iron 1.62 0.31 Goat cheese
Calcium 298 528 Blue cheese
Potassium 158 256 Blue cheese
Magnesium 29 23 Goat cheese
Sugar 0.12 0.5 Goat cheese
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.564 0.04 Goat cheese
Zinc 0.66 2.66 Blue cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 375 387 Blue cheese
Sodium 415 1146 Goat cheese
Vitamin A 1464 721 Goat cheese
Vitamin E 0.26 0.25 Goat cheese
Vitamin D 0.5 0.5
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.029 Goat cheese
Vitamin B2 0.676 0.382 Goat cheese
Vitamin B3 1.148 1.016 Goat cheese
Vitamin B5 0.19 1.729 Blue cheese
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.166 Blue cheese
Vitamin B12 0.22 1.22 Blue cheese
Vitamin K 2.5 2.4 Goat cheese
Folate 2 36 Blue cheese
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 20.639 18.669 Blue cheese
Monounsaturated Fat 6.808 7.778 Blue cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.709 0.8 Blue cheese
Tryptophan 0.227 0.312 Blue cheese
Threonine 0.805 0.785 Goat cheese
Isoleucine 0.893 1.124 Blue cheese
Leucine 1.861 1.919 Blue cheese
Lysine 1.549 1.852 Blue cheese
Methionine 0.575 0.584 Blue cheese
Phenylalanine 0.859 1.087 Blue cheese
Valine 1.485 1.556 Blue cheese
Histidine 0.589 0.758 Blue cheese
Fructose

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. Goat cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173433/nutrients
  2. Blue cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172175/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.