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Almond vs Brunost - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Almond and Brunost

  • Almond has more Copper, Manganese, Magnesium, and Iron, however Brunost is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Fiber, and Vitamin A.
  • Almond's daily need coverage for Copper is 106% more.
  • Almond contains 54 times more Manganese than Brunost. Almond contains 2.179mg of Manganese, while Brunost contains 0.04mg.
  • Almond contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Nuts, almonds and Cheese, gjetost.

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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
Almond
6
:
Contains more Iron +613.5%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Copper +1188.8%
Contains more Zinc +173.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Calcium +48.7%
Contains more Potassium +92.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 444
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 140% 81% 65% 193% 344% 86% 207% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 120% 125% 50% 27% 32% 191% 79%
Contains more Iron +613.5%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Copper +1188.8%
Contains more Zinc +173.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Calcium +48.7%
Contains more Potassium +92.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 444

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
Almond
5
:
Contains more Vitamin B3 +345%
Contains more Folate +780%
Contains more Vitamin A +55550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +611.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 513% 0% 52% 263% 68% 29% 32% 0% 0% 33%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 67% 0% 0% 79% 319% 16% 202% 63% 303% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +345%
Contains more Folate +780%
Contains more Vitamin A +55550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +611.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
82
Almond
87
Brunost
Mineral Summary Score
139
Almond
80
Brunost

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 food.
Protein
127%
Almond
58%
Brunost
Carbohydrates
22%
Almond
43%
Brunost
Fats
230%
Almond
136%
Brunost

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Almond Brunost
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Almond Brunost
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.35g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Almond
Almond is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 599mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Almond
Almond is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.358g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond
Almond is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Almond
Almond is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Almond Brunost Opinion
Calories 579 466 Almond
Protein 21.15 9.65 Almond
Fats 49.93 29.51 Almond
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 21.55 42.65 Brunost
Cholesterol 0 94 Almond
Vitamin D 0 Almond
Iron 3.71 0.52 Almond
Calcium 269 400 Brunost
Potassium 733 1409 Brunost
Magnesium 270 70 Almond
Sugar 4.35 Brunost
Fiber 12.5 0 Almond
Copper 1.031 0.08 Almond
Zinc 3.12 1.14 Almond
Starch 0.72 Almond
Phosphorus 481 444 Almond
Sodium 1 600 Almond
Vitamin A 2 1113 Brunost
Vitamin E 25.63 Almond
Vitamin D 0 Almond
Vitamin B1 0.205 0.315 Brunost
Vitamin B2 1.138 1.382 Brunost
Vitamin B3 3.618 0.813 Almond
Vitamin B5 0.471 3.351 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.137 0.271 Brunost
Vitamin B12 0 2.42 Brunost
Vitamin K 0 Almond
Folate 44 5 Almond
Trans Fat 0.015 Brunost
Saturated Fat 3.802 19.16 Almond
Monounsaturated Fat 31.551 7.879 Almond
Polyunsaturated fat 12.329 0.938 Almond
Tryptophan 0.211 0.135 Almond
Threonine 0.601 0.393 Almond
Isoleucine 0.751 0.519 Almond
Leucine 1.473 0.992 Almond
Lysine 0.568 0.814 Brunost
Methionine 0.157 0.318 Brunost
Phenylalanine 1.132 0.54 Almond
Valine 0.855 0.765 Almond
Histidine 0.539 0.293 Almond
Fructose 0.11 Almond

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Almond - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170567/nutrients
  2. Brunost - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171240/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

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