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Goat cheese vs. Port Salut — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Goat cheese and Port Salut

  • Goat cheese has more Copper, Vitamin B2, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE, while Port Salut has more Vitamin B12, Calcium, Selenium, and Zinc.
  • Goat cheese's daily need coverage for Copper is 60% higher.
  • Port Salut contains 4 times less Iron than Goat cheese. Goat cheese contains 1.62mg of Iron, while Port Salut contains 0.43mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Port Salut is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Cheese, goat, semisoft type 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +276.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20.8%
Contains more Potassium +16.2%
Contains less Sodium -22.3%
Contains more Copper +2463.6%
Contains more Manganese +745.5%
Contains more Calcium +118.1%
Contains more Zinc +293.9%
Contains more Selenium +281.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 360
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 90% 61% 21% 161% 14% 55% 19% 188% 13% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8% 2% 80%
Contains more Iron +276.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20.8%
Contains more Potassium +16.2%
Contains less Sodium -22.3%
Contains more Copper +2463.6%
Contains more Manganese +745.5%
Contains more Calcium +118.1%
Contains more Zinc +293.9%
Contains more Selenium +281.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 360

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +414.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1813.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.5%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +581.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.24
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.5
Equal in Choline - 15.4
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 Choline Vitamin K 88% 6% 15% 0% 18% 156% 22% 12% 14% 2% 28% 9% 7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 66% 5% 15% 0% 4% 56% 2% 13% 13% 14% 188% 9% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +34.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +414.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1813.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.5%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +581.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.24
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.5
Equal in Choline - 15.4
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.4

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +47%
Contains more Protein +10.2%
Contains more Carbs +375%
Equal in Fats - 28.2
Equal in Water - 45.45
22% 30% 46% 3%
Protein: 21.58 g
Fats: 29.84 g
Carbs: 0.12 g
Water: 45.52 g
Other: 2.94 g
24% 28% 45% 2%
Protein: 23.78 g
Fats: 28.2 g
Carbs: 0.57 g
Water: 45.45 g
Other: 2 g
Contains more Other +47%
Contains more Protein +10.2%
Contains more Carbs +375%
Equal in Fats - 28.2
Equal in Water - 45.45

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -19.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +37.2%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.729
73% 24% 3%
Saturated Fat: 20.639 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.808 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.709 g
62% 35% 3%
Saturated Fat: 16.691 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.338 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.729 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -19.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +37.2%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.729

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Goat cheese Port Salut
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Goat cheese Port Salut Opinion
Net carbs 0.12g 0.57g Port Salut
Protein 21.58g 23.78g Port Salut
Fats 29.84g 28.2g Goat cheese
Carbs 0.12g 0.57g Port Salut
Calories 364kcal 352kcal Goat cheese
Sugar 0.12g 0.57g Goat cheese
Calcium 298mg 650mg Port Salut
Iron 1.62mg 0.43mg Goat cheese
Magnesium 29mg 24mg Goat cheese
Phosphorus 375mg 360mg Goat cheese
Potassium 158mg 136mg Goat cheese
Sodium 415mg 534mg Goat cheese
Zinc 0.66mg 2.6mg Port Salut
Copper 0.564mg 0.022mg Goat cheese
Manganese 0.093mg 0.011mg Goat cheese
Selenium 3.8µg 14.5µg Port Salut
Vitamin A 1464IU 1092IU Goat cheese
Vitamin A RAE 407µg 315µg Goat cheese
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.24mg Goat cheese
Vitamin D 22IU 21IU Goat cheese
Vitamin D 0.5µg 0.5µg
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.014mg Goat cheese
Vitamin B2 0.676mg 0.24mg Goat cheese
Vitamin B3 1.148mg 0.06mg Goat cheese
Vitamin B5 0.19mg 0.21mg Port Salut
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.053mg Goat cheese
Folate 2µg 18µg Port Salut
Vitamin B12 0.22µg 1.5µg Port Salut
Choline 15.4mg 15.4mg
Vitamin K 2.5µg 2.4µg Goat cheese
Tryptophan 0.227mg 0.343mg Port Salut
Threonine 0.805mg 0.876mg Port Salut
Isoleucine 0.893mg 1.446mg Port Salut
Leucine 1.861mg 2.482mg Port Salut
Lysine 1.549mg 1.987mg Port Salut
Methionine 0.575mg 0.734mg Port Salut
Phenylalanine 0.859mg 1.323mg Port Salut
Valine 1.485mg 1.707mg Port Salut
Histidine 0.589mg 0.686mg Port Salut
Cholesterol 79mg 123mg Goat cheese
Saturated Fat 20.639g 16.691g Port Salut
Monounsaturated Fat 6.808g 9.338g Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.709g 0.729g Port Salut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Goat cheese Port Salut
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Goat cheese
30%
Port Salut
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
64%
Goat cheese
62%
Port Salut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.948g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Goat cheese
Goat cheese is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Goat cheese
Goat cheese contains less Sodium (difference - 119mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat cheese
Goat cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 44mg)
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 - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Goat cheese
Goat cheese is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Goat cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173433/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.