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Muenster cheese vs Neufchâtel 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 +215.4%
Contains more Calcium +512.8%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Copper +14.8%
Contains more Zinc +242.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +239.1%
Contains more Potassium +13.4%
Contains less Sodium -46.8%
Contains more Iron +215.4%
Contains more Calcium +512.8%
Contains more Magnesium +170%
Contains more Copper +14.8%
Contains more Zinc +242.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +239.1%
Contains more Potassium +13.4%
Contains less Sodium -46.8%

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 +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +390%
Contains more Vitamin K +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +202.6%
Contains more Folate, total +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +20.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +36.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +390%
Contains more Vitamin K +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +103.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +202.6%
Contains more Folate, total +16.7%

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
19
Muenster cheese
11
Neufchâtel cheese
Mineral Summary Score
67
Muenster cheese
20
Neufchâtel 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
140%
Muenster cheese
55%
Neufchâtel cheese
Carbohydrates
1%
Muenster cheese
4%
Neufchâtel cheese
Fats
139%
Muenster cheese
105%
Neufchâtel 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.
Muenster cheese Neufchâtel cheese
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Muenster cheese Neufchâtel cheese
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Neufchâtel cheese
Neufchâtel cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 22mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Neufchâtel cheese
Neufchâtel cheese contains less Sodium (difference - 294mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Neufchâtel cheese
Neufchâtel cheese is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.323g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Muenster cheese
Muenster cheese contains less Sugars (difference - 2.07g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Muenster cheese
Muenster cheese is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Muenster cheese Neufchâtel cheese Opinion
Calories 368 253 Muenster cheese
Protein 23.41 9.15 Muenster cheese
Fats 30.04 22.78 Muenster cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.12 3.59 Neufchâtel cheese
Cholesterol 96 74 Neufchâtel cheese
Vitamin D 22 Muenster cheese
Iron 0.41 0.13 Muenster cheese
Calcium 717 117 Muenster cheese
Potassium 134 152 Neufchâtel cheese
Magnesium 27 10 Muenster cheese
Sugars 1.12 3.19 Neufchâtel cheese
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.031 0.027 Muenster cheese
Zinc 2.81 0.82 Muenster cheese
Starch 0.5 Neufchâtel cheese
Phosphorus 468 138 Muenster cheese
Sodium 628 334 Neufchâtel cheese
Vitamin A 1012 841 Muenster cheese
Vitamin E 0.26 0.4 Neufchâtel cheese
Vitamin D 0.6 Muenster cheese
Vitamin B1 0.013 0.022 Neufchâtel cheese
Vitamin B2 0.32 0.155 Muenster cheese
Vitamin B3 0.103 0.21 Neufchâtel cheese
Vitamin B5 0.19 0.575 Neufchâtel cheese
Vitamin B6 0.056 0.041 Muenster cheese
Vitamin B12 1.47 0.3 Muenster cheese
Vitamin K 2.5 1.7 Muenster cheese
Folate, total 12 14 Neufchâtel cheese
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 19.113 12.79 Neufchâtel cheese
Monounsaturated Fat 8.711 5.784 Muenster cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.661 0.97 Neufchâtel cheese
Tryptophan 0.327 0.106 Muenster cheese
Threonine 0.888 0.359 Muenster cheese
Isoleucine 1.145 0.501 Muenster cheese
Leucine 2.26 1.013 Muenster cheese
Lysine 2.139 0.875 Muenster cheese
Methionine 0.569 0.294 Muenster cheese
Phenylalanine 1.24 0.448 Muenster cheese
Valine 1.482 0.609 Muenster cheese
Histidine 0.829 0.27 Muenster cheese
Fructose 0 Neufchâtel 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. Muenster cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171245/nutrients
  2. Neufchâtel cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171246/nutrients

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