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Neufchâtel cheese vs Port Salut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Neufchâtel cheese and Port Salut

  • Neufchâtel cheese has more Vitamin B5, however Port Salut is higher in Calcium, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Selenium, Zinc and Vitamin A.
  • Port Salut covers your daily Calcium needs 53% more than Neufchâtel cheese.
  • Port Salut contains 3 times less Vitamin B5 than Neufchâtel cheese. Neufchâtel cheese contains 0.575mg of Vitamin B5, while Port Salut contains 0.21mg.
  • Neufchâtel cheese has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Cheese, neufchatel 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Potassium +11.8%
Contains more Copper +22.7%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%
Contains more Iron +230.8%
Contains more Calcium +455.6%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Zinc +217.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +160.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 36% 14% 8% 9% 23% 60% 44%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 195% 12% 18% 8% 71% 155% 70%
Contains more Potassium +11.8%
Contains more Copper +22.7%
Contains less Sodium -37.5%
Contains more Iron +230.8%
Contains more Calcium +455.6%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Zinc +217.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +160.9%

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 E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +400%
Contains more Vitamin K +41.2%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 51% 8% 0% 6% 36% 4% 35% 10% 38% 5% 11%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 66% 5% 15% 4% 56% 2% 13% 13% 188% 6% 14%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +173.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +400%
Contains more Vitamin K +41.2%
Contains more Folate +28.6%

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
17
Neufchâtel cheese
31
Port Salut
Mineral Summary Score
24
Neufchâtel cheese
68
Port Salut

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
55%
Neufchâtel cheese
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
4%
Neufchâtel cheese
1%
Port Salut
Fats
105%
Neufchâtel cheese
130%
Port Salut

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.
Neufchâtel cheese Port Salut
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Neufchâtel cheese Port Salut
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 richer in minerals?
Port Salut
Port Salut is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Port Salut
Port Salut contains less Sugars (difference - 2.62g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Neufchâtel cheese
Neufchâtel cheese is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 49mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Neufchâtel cheese
Neufchâtel cheese contains less Sodium (difference - 200mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Neufchâtel cheese
Neufchâtel cheese is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.901g)
Which food is cheaper?
Neufchâtel cheese
Neufchâtel cheese is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
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 Neufchâtel cheese Port Salut Opinion
Calories 253 352 Port Salut
Protein 9.15 23.78 Port Salut
Fats 22.78 28.2 Port Salut
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.59 0.57 Neufchâtel cheese
Cholesterol 74 123 Neufchâtel cheese
Vitamin D 21 Port Salut
Iron 0.13 0.43 Port Salut
Calcium 117 650 Port Salut
Potassium 152 136 Neufchâtel cheese
Magnesium 10 24 Port Salut
Sugars 3.19 0.57 Port Salut
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.027 0.022 Neufchâtel cheese
Zinc 0.82 2.6 Port Salut
Starch 0.5 Neufchâtel cheese
Phosphorus 138 360 Port Salut
Sodium 334 534 Neufchâtel cheese
Vitamin A 841 1092 Port Salut
Vitamin E 0.4 0.24 Neufchâtel cheese
Vitamin D 0.5 Port Salut
Vitamin B1 0.022 0.014 Neufchâtel cheese
Vitamin B2 0.155 0.24 Port Salut
Vitamin B3 0.21 0.06 Neufchâtel cheese
Vitamin B5 0.575 0.21 Neufchâtel cheese
Vitamin B6 0.041 0.053 Port Salut
Vitamin B12 0.3 1.5 Port Salut
Vitamin K 1.7 2.4 Port Salut
Folate 14 18 Port Salut
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 12.79 16.691 Neufchâtel cheese
Monounsaturated Fat 5.784 9.338 Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.97 0.729 Neufchâtel cheese
Tryptophan 0.106 0.343 Port Salut
Threonine 0.359 0.876 Port Salut
Isoleucine 0.501 1.446 Port Salut
Leucine 1.013 2.482 Port Salut
Lysine 0.875 1.987 Port Salut
Methionine 0.294 0.734 Port Salut
Phenylalanine 0.448 1.323 Port Salut
Valine 0.609 1.707 Port Salut
Histidine 0.27 0.686 Port Salut
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. Neufchâtel cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171246/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.