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Cheese vs Brunost - 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.
Cheese Brunost
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
Cheese Brunost
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
23
Cheese
54
Brunost
Mineral Summary Score
67
Cheese
68
Brunost

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
Cheese
3
:
Contains more Calcium +77.5%
Contains more Zinc +219.3%
Contains more Iron +271.4%
Contains more Potassium +1753.9%
Contains more Magnesium +159.3%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 444
Equal in Sodium - 600
Contains more Calcium +77.5%
Contains more Zinc +219.3%
Contains more Iron +271.4%
Contains more Potassium +1753.9%
Contains more Magnesium +159.3%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 444
Equal in Sodium - 600

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
Cheese
4
:
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%
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%

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

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