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Goat cheese vs Cream cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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 +1372.7%
Contains more Calcium +207.2%
Contains more Potassium +19.7%
Contains more Magnesium +222.2%
Contains more Copper +3033.3%
Contains more Zinc +32%
Contains more Phosphorus +250.5%
Contains less Sodium -24.3%
Contains more Iron +1372.7%
Contains more Calcium +207.2%
Contains more Potassium +19.7%
Contains more Magnesium +222.2%
Contains more Copper +3033.3%
Contains more Zinc +32%
Contains more Phosphorus +250.5%
Contains less Sodium -24.3%

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 +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +213%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +193.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1161.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +19%
Contains more Vitamin E +230.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.1%
Contains more Folate, total +350%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.056
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.22
Contains more Vitamin A +31.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +213%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +193.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1161.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +19%
Contains more Vitamin E +230.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.1%
Contains more Folate, total +350%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.056
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 0.22

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
23
Goat cheese
14
Cream cheese
Mineral Summary Score
52
Goat cheese
17
Cream 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 the food
Protein
129%
Goat cheese
37%
Cream cheese
Carbohydrates
0%
Goat cheese
6%
Cream cheese
Fats
138%
Goat cheese
159%
Cream cheese

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.
Goat cheese Cream cheese
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Goat cheese Cream cheese
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?
Goat cheese
Goat cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 22mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Goat cheese
Goat cheese contains less Sugars (difference - 3.64g)
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 - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Goat cheese
Goat cheese is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Goat cheese
Goat cheese is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cream cheese
Cream cheese contains less Sodium (difference - 101mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cream cheese
Cream cheese is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.426g)

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 Goat cheese Cream cheese Opinion
Calories 364 350 Goat cheese
Protein 21.58 6.15 Goat cheese
Fats 29.84 34.44 Cream cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.12 5.52 Cream cheese
Cholesterol 79 101 Goat cheese
Vitamin D 22 0 Goat cheese
Iron 1.62 0.11 Goat cheese
Calcium 298 97 Goat cheese
Potassium 158 132 Goat cheese
Magnesium 29 9 Goat cheese
Sugars 0.12 3.76 Cream cheese
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.564 0.018 Goat cheese
Zinc 0.66 0.5 Goat cheese
Starch 0.35 Cream cheese
Phosphorus 375 107 Goat cheese
Sodium 415 314 Cream cheese
Vitamin A 1464 1111 Goat cheese
Vitamin E 0.26 0.86 Cream cheese
Vitamin D 0.5 0 Goat cheese
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.023 Goat cheese
Vitamin B2 0.676 0.23 Goat cheese
Vitamin B3 1.148 0.091 Goat cheese
Vitamin B5 0.19 0.517 Cream cheese
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.056 Goat cheese
Vitamin B12 0.22 0.22
Vitamin K 2.5 2.1 Goat cheese
Folate, total 2 9 Cream cheese
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 20.639 20.213 Cream cheese
Monounsaturated Fat 6.808 8.907 Cream cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.709 1.483 Cream cheese
Tryptophan 0.227 0.069 Goat cheese
Threonine 0.805 0.233 Goat cheese
Isoleucine 0.893 0.324 Goat cheese
Leucine 1.861 0.657 Goat cheese
Lysine 1.549 0.567 Goat cheese
Methionine 0.575 0.191 Goat cheese
Phenylalanine 0.859 0.291 Goat cheese
Valine 1.485 0.395 Goat cheese
Histidine 0.589 0.175 Goat cheese
Fructose 0 Cream cheese

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Cream cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173418/nutrients

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