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Goat cheese vs Monterey Jack - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Goat cheese and Monterey Jack

  • Goat cheese has more Copper, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, and Iron, however Monterey Jack has more Calcium, Vitamin B12, Zinc, Selenium, and Phosphorus.
  • Goat cheese's daily need coverage for Copper is 59% more.
  • Goat cheese has 2 times more Iron than Monterey Jack. Goat cheese has 1.62mg of Iron, while Monterey Jack has 0.72mg.
  • Goat cheese is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cheese, goat, semisoft type and Cheese, monterey.

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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
Contains more Iron +125%
Contains more Potassium +95.1%
Contains more Copper +1662.5%
Contains less Sodium -30.8%
Contains more Calcium +150.3%
Contains more Zinc +354.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 27
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 61% 90% 14% 21% 188% 19% 161% 55%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 224% 8% 20% 11% 82% 191% 79%
Contains more Iron +125%
Contains more Potassium +95.1%
Contains more Copper +1662.5%
Contains less Sodium -30.8%
Contains more Calcium +150.3%
Contains more Zinc +354.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 27

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 +90.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +380%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1134.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +277.3%
Contains more Folate +800%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.26
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.5
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% 47% 6% 18% 4% 90% 2% 13% 19% 104% 7% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +90.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +380%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1134.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +277.3%
Contains more Folate +800%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.26
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.5

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
27
Monterey Jack
Mineral Summary Score
76
Goat cheese
80
Monterey Jack

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
147%
Monterey Jack
Carbohydrates
0%
Goat cheese
1%
Monterey Jack
Fats
138%
Goat cheese
140%
Monterey Jack

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 Monterey Jack
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Monterey Jack
Monterey Jack is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.573g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Goat cheese
Goat cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
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 - 185mg)
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 - $2)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Goat cheese Monterey Jack Opinion
Calories 364 373 Monterey Jack
Protein 21.58 24.48 Monterey Jack
Fats 29.84 30.28 Monterey Jack
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.12 0.68 Monterey Jack
Cholesterol 79 89 Goat cheese
Vitamin D 22 22
Iron 1.62 0.72 Goat cheese
Calcium 298 746 Monterey Jack
Potassium 158 81 Goat cheese
Magnesium 29 27 Goat cheese
Sugar 0.12 0.5 Goat cheese
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.564 0.032 Goat cheese
Zinc 0.66 3 Monterey Jack
Starch
Phosphorus 375 444 Monterey Jack
Sodium 415 600 Goat cheese
Vitamin A 1464 769 Goat cheese
Vitamin E 0.26 0.26
Vitamin D 0.5 0.6 Monterey Jack
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.015 Goat cheese
Vitamin B2 0.676 0.39 Goat cheese
Vitamin B3 1.148 0.093 Goat cheese
Vitamin B5 0.19 0.21 Monterey Jack
Vitamin B6 0.06 0.079 Monterey Jack
Vitamin B12 0.22 0.83 Monterey Jack
Vitamin K 2.5 2.5
Folate 2 18 Monterey Jack
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 20.639 19.066 Monterey Jack
Monounsaturated Fat 6.808 8.751 Monterey Jack
Polyunsaturated fat 0.709 0.899 Monterey Jack
Tryptophan 0.227 0.315 Monterey Jack
Threonine 0.805 0.871 Monterey Jack
Isoleucine 0.893 1.519 Monterey Jack
Leucine 1.861 2.344 Monterey Jack
Lysine 1.549 2.037 Monterey Jack
Methionine 0.575 0.641 Monterey Jack
Phenylalanine 0.859 1.289 Monterey Jack
Valine 1.485 1.635 Monterey Jack
Histidine 0.589 0.859 Monterey Jack
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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 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. Monterey Jack - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170844/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.