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Pork vs Port Salut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Pork and Port Salut?

  • Pork is richer in Vitamin B1, Selenium, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B3, yet Port Salut is richer in Calcium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12 and Phosphorus.
  • Pork's daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 is 72% higher.
  • Pork has 84 times more Vitamin B3 than Port Salut. Pork has 5.037mg of Vitamin B3, while Port Salut has 0.06mg.
  • Pork contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Pork, fresh, loin, whole, separable lean and fat, cooked, broiled and Cheese, port de salut types in this 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
Pork
5
:
Contains more Iron +102.3%
Contains more Potassium +211%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +231.8%
Contains less Sodium -88.4%
Contains more Calcium +3321.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
Equal in Zinc - 2.6
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 6% 38% 20% 25% 66% 106% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 195% 12% 18% 8% 71% 155% 70%
Contains more Iron +102.3%
Contains more Potassium +211%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +231.8%
Contains less Sodium -88.4%
Contains more Calcium +3321.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
Equal in Zinc - 2.6

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
Pork
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +160%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +6164.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8295%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +775.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +15500%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +260%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 1% 6% 39% 220% 75% 95% 42% 108% 88% 0% 4%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +160%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +6164.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +8295%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +232.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +775.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +15500%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +260%

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
56
Pork
31
Port Salut
Mineral Summary Score
37
Pork
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
164%
Pork
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
0%
Pork
1%
Port Salut
Fats
64%
Pork
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.
Pork Port Salut
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pork Port Salut
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pork
Pork is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 43mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Pork
Pork contains less Sugars (difference - 0.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pork
Pork contains less Sodium (difference - 472mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pork
Pork is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.461g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pork
Pork is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Pork
Pork is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pork
Pork is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Pork Port Salut Opinion
Calories 242 352 Port Salut
Protein 27.32 23.78 Pork
Fats 13.92 28.2 Port Salut
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Pork
Carbs 0 0.57 Port Salut
Cholesterol 80 123 Pork
Vitamin D 53 21 Pork
Iron 0.87 0.43 Pork
Calcium 19 650 Port Salut
Potassium 423 136 Pork
Magnesium 28 24 Pork
Sugars 0 0.57 Pork
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.073 0.022 Pork
Zinc 2.39 2.6 Port Salut
Starch
Phosphorus 246 360 Port Salut
Sodium 62 534 Pork
Vitamin A 7 1092 Port Salut
Vitamin E 0.29 0.24 Pork
Vitamin D 1.3 0.5 Pork
Vitamin B1 0.877 0.014 Pork
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.24 Pork
Vitamin B3 5.037 0.06 Pork
Vitamin B5 0.698 0.21 Pork
Vitamin B6 0.464 0.053 Pork
Vitamin B12 0.7 1.5 Port Salut
Vitamin K 0 2.4 Port Salut
Folate 5 18 Port Salut
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 5.23 16.691 Pork
Monounsaturated Fat 6.19 9.338 Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.2 0.729 Pork
Tryptophan 0.338 0.343 Port Salut
Threonine 1.234 0.876 Pork
Isoleucine 1.26 1.446 Port Salut
Leucine 2.177 2.482 Port Salut
Lysine 2.446 1.987 Pork
Methionine 0.712 0.734 Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.086 1.323 Port Salut
Valine 1.473 1.707 Port Salut
Histidine 1.067 0.686 Pork
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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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pork - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167820/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.