Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart

Monterey Jack vs Limburger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

How are Monterey Jack and Limburger different?

  • Monterey Jack is higher in Calcium, Zinc, and Iron, however Limburger is richer in Vitamin B5, Vitamin A, Folate, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Calcium from Monterey Jack is 25% higher.
  • Monterey Jack contains 6 times more Iron than Limburger. While Monterey Jack contains 0.72mg of Iron, Limburger contains only 0.13mg.
  • Limburger has less Saturated Fat.

Cheese, monterey and Cheese, limburger are the varieties used in this article.

Infographic

Monterey Jack vs Limburger infographic
Copy infographic link

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 +453.8%
Contains more Calcium +50.1%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +52.4%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Potassium +58%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 224% 8% 20% 11% 82% 191% 79%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 150% 12% 15% 7% 58% 169% 105%
Contains more Iron +453.8%
Contains more Calcium +50.1%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +52.4%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Potassium +58%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin E +13%
Contains more Vitamin D +20%
Contains more Vitamin A +50.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +460.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +25.3%
Contains more Folate +222.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.086
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.3
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 70% 5% 15% 20% 117% 3% 71% 20% 130% 6% 44%
Contains more Vitamin E +13%
Contains more Vitamin D +20%
Contains more Vitamin A +50.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +460.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +25.3%
Contains more Folate +222.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.086
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.3

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
27
Monterey Jack
41
Limburger
Mineral Summary Score
80
Monterey Jack
65
Limburger

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
147%
Monterey Jack
120%
Limburger
Carbohydrates
1%
Monterey Jack
0%
Limburger
Fats
140%
Monterey Jack
126%
Limburger

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Monterey Jack Limburger
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

People also compare

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Monterey Jack
Monterey Jack is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Monterey Jack
Monterey Jack contains less Sodium (difference - 200mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Monterey Jack
Monterey Jack is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Limburger
Limburger is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Limburger
Limburger is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.32g)
Which food is cheaper?
Limburger
Limburger is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Limburger
Limburger is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Monterey Jack Limburger Opinion
Calories 373 327 Monterey Jack
Protein 24.48 20.05 Monterey Jack
Fats 30.28 27.25 Monterey Jack
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.68 0.49 Monterey Jack
Cholesterol 89 90 Monterey Jack
Vitamin D 22 20 Monterey Jack
Iron 0.72 0.13 Monterey Jack
Calcium 746 497 Monterey Jack
Potassium 81 128 Limburger
Magnesium 27 21 Monterey Jack
Sugar 0.5 0.49 Limburger
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.032 0.021 Monterey Jack
Zinc 3 2.1 Monterey Jack
Starch
Phosphorus 444 393 Monterey Jack
Sodium 600 800 Monterey Jack
Vitamin A 769 1155 Limburger
Vitamin E 0.26 0.23 Monterey Jack
Vitamin D 0.6 0.5 Monterey Jack
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.08 Limburger
Vitamin B2 0.39 0.503 Limburger
Vitamin B3 0.093 0.158 Limburger
Vitamin B5 0.21 1.177 Limburger
Vitamin B6 0.079 0.086 Limburger
Vitamin B12 0.83 1.04 Limburger
Vitamin K 2.5 2.3 Monterey Jack
Folate 18 58 Limburger
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 19.066 16.746 Limburger
Monounsaturated Fat 8.751 8.606 Monterey Jack
Polyunsaturated fat 0.899 0.495 Monterey Jack
Tryptophan 0.315 0.289 Monterey Jack
Threonine 0.871 0.739 Monterey Jack
Isoleucine 1.519 1.219 Monterey Jack
Leucine 2.344 2.093 Monterey Jack
Lysine 2.037 1.675 Monterey Jack
Methionine 0.641 0.619 Monterey Jack
Phenylalanine 1.289 1.116 Monterey Jack
Valine 1.635 1.439 Monterey Jack
Histidine 0.859 0.578 Monterey Jack
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. Monterey Jack - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170844/nutrients
  2. Limburger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171243/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.