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Brunost vs Cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cheese
Cheese is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.293g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cheese
Cheese is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brunost
Brunost contains less Sugars (difference - 0.48g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brunost
Brunost contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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.

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.
Brunost Cheese
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brunost Cheese
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
54
Brunost
23
Cheese
Mineral Summary Score
68
Brunost
67
Cheese

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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Cheese
Contains more Iron +271.4%
Contains more Potassium +1753.9%
Contains more Magnesium +159.3%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +77.5%
Contains more Zinc +219.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 455
Equal in Sodium - 653
Contains more Iron +271.4%
Contains more Potassium +1753.9%
Contains more Magnesium +159.3%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +77.5%
Contains more Zinc +219.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 455
Equal in Sodium - 653

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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Cheese
Contains more Vitamin B1 +986.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1278%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +717.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +310.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +986.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1278%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +717.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +310.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +120%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.6%

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
58%
Brunost
137%
Cheese
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
3%
Cheese
Fats
136%
Brunost
154%
Cheese

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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 Brunost Cheese Opinion
Calories 466 404 Brunost
Protein 9.65 22.87 Cheese
Fats 29.51 33.31 Cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 42.65 3.09 Brunost
Cholesterol 94 99 Brunost
Vitamin D 24 Cheese
Iron 0.52 0.14 Brunost
Calcium 400 710 Cheese
Potassium 1409 76 Brunost
Magnesium 70 27 Brunost
Sugars 0.48 Cheese
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.03 Brunost
Zinc 1.14 3.64 Cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 444 455 Cheese
Sodium 600 653 Brunost
Vitamin A 1113 1242 Cheese
Vitamin E 0.71 Cheese
Vitamin D 0.6 Cheese
Vitamin B1 0.315 0.029 Brunost
Vitamin B2 1.382 0.428 Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813 0.059 Brunost
Vitamin B5 3.351 0.41 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271 0.066 Brunost
Vitamin B12 2.42 1.1 Brunost
Vitamin K 2.4 Cheese
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0.917 Brunost
Saturated Fat 19.16 18.867 Cheese
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879 9.246 Cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938 1.421 Cheese
Tryptophan 0.135 0.547 Cheese
Threonine 0.393 1.044 Cheese
Isoleucine 0.519 1.206 Cheese
Leucine 0.992 1.939 Cheese
Lysine 0.814 1.025 Cheese
Methionine 0.318 0.547 Cheese
Phenylalanine 0.54 1.074 Cheese
Valine 0.765 1.404 Cheese
Histidine 0.293 0.547 Cheese
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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