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Provolone vs Port Salut - 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 +20.9%
Contains more Calcium +16.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.8%
Contains less Sodium -39%
Equal in Potassium - 136
Contains more Iron +20.9%
Contains more Calcium +16.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.8%
Contains less Sodium -39%
Equal in Potassium - 136

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 B1 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +24.1%
Contains more Folate, total +80%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.24
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.5
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.4
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +24.1%
Contains more Folate, total +80%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.24
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin B12 - 1.5
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.4

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
Provolone
19
Port Salut
Mineral Summary Score
74
Provolone
58
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
153%
Provolone
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
2%
Provolone
1%
Port Salut
Fats
123%
Provolone
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.
Provolone Port Salut
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Provolone 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 lower in Cholesterol?
Provolone
Provolone is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Provolone
Provolone contains less Sugars (difference - 0.0099999999999999g)
Which food is cheaper?
Provolone
Provolone is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Provolone
Provolone is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Port Salut
Port Salut contains less Sodium (difference - 342mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Port Salut
Port Salut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.387g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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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 Provolone Port Salut Opinion
Calories 351 352 Port Salut
Protein 25.58 23.78 Provolone
Fats 26.62 28.2 Port Salut
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2.14 0.57 Provolone
Cholesterol 69 123 Provolone
Vitamin D 20 21 Port Salut
Iron 0.52 0.43 Provolone
Calcium 756 650 Provolone
Potassium 138 136 Provolone
Magnesium 28 24 Provolone
Sugars 0.56 0.57 Port Salut
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.026 0.022 Provolone
Zinc 3.23 2.6 Provolone
Starch
Phosphorus 496 360 Provolone
Sodium 876 534 Port Salut
Vitamin A 880 1092 Port Salut
Vitamin E 0.23 0.24 Port Salut
Vitamin D 0.5 0.5
Vitamin B1 0.019 0.014 Provolone
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.24 Provolone
Vitamin B3 0.156 0.06 Provolone
Vitamin B5 0.476 0.21 Provolone
Vitamin B6 0.073 0.053 Provolone
Vitamin B12 1.46 1.5 Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.2 2.4 Port Salut
Folate, total 10 18 Port Salut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 17.078 16.691 Port Salut
Monounsaturated Fat 7.393 9.338 Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.769 0.729 Provolone
Tryptophan 0.345 0.343 Provolone
Threonine 0.982 0.876 Provolone
Isoleucine 1.091 1.446 Port Salut
Leucine 2.297 2.482 Port Salut
Lysine 2.646 1.987 Provolone
Methionine 0.686 0.734 Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.287 1.323 Port Salut
Valine 1.64 1.707 Port Salut
Histidine 1.115 0.686 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. Provolone - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170850/nutrients
  2. Port Salut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170849/nutrients

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