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Tofu vs Brunost - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tofu
Tofu is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tofu
Tofu contains less Sodium (difference - 593mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tofu
Tofu is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.469g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tofu
Tofu is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Tofu
Tofu is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brunost
Brunost contains less Sugars (difference - 0.62g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brunost
Brunost is relatively richer in minerals
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.
Tofu Brunost
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tofu 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
4
Tofu
54
Brunost
Mineral Summary Score
38
Tofu
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
Tofu
3
:
Contains more Iron +930.8%
Contains more Copper +141.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +1064.5%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +357.7%
Contains more Iron +930.8%
Contains more Copper +141.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.8%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +1064.5%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +42.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +357.7%

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
Tofu
4
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1209.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +288.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2557.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +316.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +4827.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +476.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +1209.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +288.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2557.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +316.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +4827.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +476.6%
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
48%
Tofu
58%
Brunost
Carbohydrates
2%
Tofu
43%
Brunost
Fats
22%
Tofu
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 Tofu Brunost Opinion
Calories 76 466 Brunost
Protein 8.08 9.65 Brunost
Fats 4.78 29.51 Brunost
Vitamin C 0.1 0 Tofu
Carbs 1.87 42.65 Brunost
Cholesterol 0 94 Tofu
Vitamin D 0 Tofu
Iron 5.36 0.52 Tofu
Calcium 350 400 Brunost
Potassium 121 1409 Brunost
Magnesium 30 70 Brunost
Sugars 0.62 Tofu
Fiber 0.3 0 Tofu
Copper 0.193 0.08 Tofu
Zinc 0.8 1.14 Brunost
Starch
Phosphorus 97 444 Brunost
Sodium 7 600 Tofu
Vitamin A 85 1113 Brunost
Vitamin E 0.01 Tofu
Vitamin D 0 Tofu
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.315 Brunost
Vitamin B2 0.052 1.382 Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.195 0.813 Brunost
Vitamin B5 0.068 3.351 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.047 0.271 Brunost
Vitamin B12 0 2.42 Brunost
Vitamin K 2.4 Tofu
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Brunost
Saturated Fat 0.691 19.16 Tofu
Monounsaturated Fat 1.056 7.879 Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 2.699 0.938 Tofu
Tryptophan 0.12 0.135 Brunost
Threonine 0.402 0.393 Tofu
Isoleucine 0.435 0.519 Brunost
Leucine 0.713 0.992 Brunost
Lysine 0.452 0.814 Brunost
Methionine 0.108 0.318 Brunost
Phenylalanine 0.428 0.54 Brunost
Valine 0.446 0.765 Brunost
Histidine 0.221 0.293 Brunost
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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