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Provolone vs Swiss 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 +300%
Contains more Potassium +91.7%
Contains more Calcium +17.7%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Copper +80.8%
Contains more Zinc +35.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.7%
Contains less Sodium -78.7%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Potassium +91.7%
Contains more Calcium +17.7%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Copper +80.8%
Contains more Zinc +35.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.7%
Contains less Sodium -78.7%

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +19%
Contains more Vitamin E +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +109.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.302
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.071
Equal in Folate, total - 10
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +19%
Contains more Vitamin E +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +109.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.302
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.071
Equal in Folate, total - 10

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
24
Swiss cheese
Mineral Summary Score
74
Provolone
74
Swiss 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
153%
Provolone
162%
Swiss cheese
Carbohydrates
2%
Provolone
1%
Swiss cheese
Fats
123%
Provolone
143%
Swiss 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.
Provolone Swiss cheese
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Provolone Swiss 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 contains less Sugars?
Swiss cheese
Swiss cheese contains less Sugars (difference - 0.56g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Swiss cheese
Swiss cheese contains less Sodium (difference - 689mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Provolone
Provolone is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Provolone
Provolone is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.149g)
Which food is cheaper?
Provolone
Provolone is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Provolone
Provolone is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
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 Provolone Swiss cheese Opinion
Calories 351 393 Swiss cheese
Protein 25.58 26.96 Swiss cheese
Fats 26.62 30.99 Swiss cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2.14 1.44 Provolone
Cholesterol 69 93 Provolone
Vitamin D 20 0 Provolone
Iron 0.52 0.13 Provolone
Calcium 756 890 Swiss cheese
Potassium 138 72 Provolone
Magnesium 28 33 Swiss cheese
Sugars 0.56 0 Provolone
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.026 0.047 Swiss cheese
Zinc 3.23 4.37 Swiss cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 496 574 Swiss cheese
Sodium 876 187 Swiss cheese
Vitamin A 880 1047 Swiss cheese
Vitamin E 0.23 0.6 Swiss cheese
Vitamin D 0.5 0 Provolone
Vitamin B1 0.019 0.011 Provolone
Vitamin B2 0.321 0.302 Provolone
Vitamin B3 0.156 0.064 Provolone
Vitamin B5 0.476 0.353 Provolone
Vitamin B6 0.073 0.071 Provolone
Vitamin B12 1.46 3.06 Swiss cheese
Vitamin K 2.2 1.4 Provolone
Folate, total 10 10
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.987 Provolone
Saturated Fat 17.078 18.227 Provolone
Monounsaturated Fat 7.393 8.046 Swiss cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.769 1.341 Swiss cheese
Tryptophan 0.345 0.401 Swiss cheese
Threonine 0.982 1.038 Swiss cheese
Isoleucine 1.091 1.537 Swiss cheese
Leucine 2.297 2.959 Swiss cheese
Lysine 2.646 2.585 Provolone
Methionine 0.686 0.784 Swiss cheese
Phenylalanine 1.287 1.662 Swiss cheese
Valine 1.64 2.139 Swiss cheese
Histidine 1.115 1.065 Provolone
Fructose 0 Swiss 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. Provolone - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170850/nutrients
  2. Swiss cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171251/nutrients

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