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Flax vs Brunost - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flax
Flax is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flax
Flax contains less Sodium (difference - 570mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flax
Flax is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.497g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brunost
Brunost contains less Sugars (difference - 1.55g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($3)
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.
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.
Flax Brunost
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price 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
Flax Brunost
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
44
Flax
54
Brunost
Mineral Summary Score
125
Flax
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
Flax
6
:
Contains more Iron +1001.9%
Contains more Magnesium +460%
Contains more Copper +1425%
Contains more Zinc +280.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.6%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Contains more Calcium +56.9%
Contains more Potassium +73.3%
Contains more Iron +1001.9%
Contains more Magnesium +460%
Contains more Copper +1425%
Contains more Zinc +280.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.6%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Contains more Calcium +56.9%
Contains more Potassium +73.3%

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
Flax
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +421.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +278.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +758.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +421.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +278.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +758.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
110%
Flax
58%
Brunost
Carbohydrates
29%
Flax
43%
Brunost
Fats
195%
Flax
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 Flax Brunost Opinion
Calories 534 466 Flax
Protein 18.29 9.65 Flax
Fats 42.16 29.51 Flax
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Flax
Carbs 28.88 42.65 Brunost
Cholesterol 0 94 Flax
Vitamin D 0 Flax
Iron 5.73 0.52 Flax
Calcium 255 400 Brunost
Potassium 813 1409 Brunost
Magnesium 392 70 Flax
Sugars 1.55 Flax
Fiber 27.3 0 Flax
Copper 1.22 0.08 Flax
Zinc 4.34 1.14 Flax
Starch
Phosphorus 642 444 Flax
Sodium 30 600 Flax
Vitamin A 0 1113 Brunost
Vitamin E 0.31 Flax
Vitamin D 0 Flax
Vitamin B1 1.644 0.315 Flax
Vitamin B2 0.161 1.382 Brunost
Vitamin B3 3.08 0.813 Flax
Vitamin B5 0.985 3.351 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.473 0.271 Flax
Vitamin B12 0 2.42 Brunost
Vitamin K 4.3 Flax
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.663 19.16 Flax
Monounsaturated Fat 7.527 7.879 Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 28.73 0.938 Flax
Tryptophan 0.297 0.135 Flax
Threonine 0.766 0.393 Flax
Isoleucine 0.896 0.519 Flax
Leucine 1.235 0.992 Flax
Lysine 0.862 0.814 Flax
Methionine 0.37 0.318 Flax
Phenylalanine 0.957 0.54 Flax
Valine 1.072 0.765 Flax
Histidine 0.472 0.293 Flax
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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