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Muenster cheese vs Provolone - 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 Copper +19.2%
Contains less Sodium -28.3%
Contains more Iron +26.8%
Contains more Zinc +14.9%
Equal in Calcium - 756
Equal in Potassium - 138
Equal in Magnesium - 28
Equal in Phosphorus - 496
Contains more Copper +19.2%
Contains less Sodium -28.3%
Contains more Iron +26.8%
Contains more Zinc +14.9%
Equal in Calcium - 756
Equal in Potassium - 138
Equal in Magnesium - 28
Equal in Phosphorus - 496

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 +15%
Contains more Vitamin E +13%
Contains more Vitamin D +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +13.6%
Contains more Folate, total +20%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +150.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.321
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.46
Contains more Vitamin A +15%
Contains more Vitamin E +13%
Contains more Vitamin D +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +13.6%
Contains more Folate, total +20%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +150.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.321
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.46

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
19
Provolone
Mineral Summary Score
67
Muenster cheese
74
Provolone

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
153%
Provolone
Carbohydrates
1%
Muenster cheese
2%
Provolone
Fats
139%
Muenster cheese
123%
Provolone

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 Provolone
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Muenster cheese Provolone
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?
Provolone
Provolone is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 27mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Provolone
Provolone contains less Sugars (difference - 0.56g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Provolone
Provolone is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.035g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Provolone
Provolone is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Muenster cheese
Muenster cheese contains less Sodium (difference - 248mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Muenster cheese
Muenster cheese is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Provolone Opinion
Calories 368 351 Muenster cheese
Protein 23.41 25.58 Provolone
Fats 30.04 26.62 Muenster cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 1.12 2.14 Provolone
Cholesterol 96 69 Provolone
Vitamin D 22 20 Muenster cheese
Iron 0.41 0.52 Provolone
Calcium 717 756 Provolone
Potassium 134 138 Provolone
Magnesium 27 28 Provolone
Sugars 1.12 0.56 Muenster cheese
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.031 0.026 Muenster cheese
Zinc 2.81 3.23 Provolone
Starch
Phosphorus 468 496 Provolone
Sodium 628 876 Muenster cheese
Vitamin A 1012 880 Muenster cheese
Vitamin E 0.26 0.23 Muenster cheese
Vitamin D 0.6 0.5 Muenster cheese
Vitamin B1 0.013 0.019 Provolone
Vitamin B2 0.32 0.321 Provolone
Vitamin B3 0.103 0.156 Provolone
Vitamin B5 0.19 0.476 Provolone
Vitamin B6 0.056 0.073 Provolone
Vitamin B12 1.47 1.46 Muenster cheese
Vitamin K 2.5 2.2 Muenster cheese
Folate, total 12 10 Muenster cheese
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 19.113 17.078 Provolone
Monounsaturated Fat 8.711 7.393 Muenster cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.661 0.769 Provolone
Tryptophan 0.327 0.345 Provolone
Threonine 0.888 0.982 Provolone
Isoleucine 1.145 1.091 Muenster cheese
Leucine 2.26 2.297 Provolone
Lysine 2.139 2.646 Provolone
Methionine 0.569 0.686 Provolone
Phenylalanine 1.24 1.287 Provolone
Valine 1.482 1.64 Provolone
Histidine 0.829 1.115 Provolone
Fructose

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. Provolone - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170850/nutrients

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