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Brie vs Camembert - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
Brie
2
:
Contains more Iron +51.5%
Contains less Sodium -25.3%
Contains more Calcium +110.9%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Copper +10.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +84.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Zinc - 2.38
Contains more Iron +51.5%
Contains less Sodium -25.3%
Contains more Calcium +110.9%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Copper +10.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +84.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Equal in Zinc - 2.38

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
Brie
8
:
Contains more Vitamin E +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +15%
Contains more Vitamin A +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.488
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.227
Equal in Folate, total - 62
Contains more Vitamin E +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +15%
Contains more Vitamin A +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.488
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.227
Equal in Folate, total - 62

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
28
Brie
28
Camembert
Mineral Summary Score
35
Brie
52
Camembert

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
125%
Brie
119%
Camembert
Carbohydrates
0%
Brie
0%
Camembert
Fats
128%
Brie
112%
Camembert

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Brie Camembert
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Camembert
Camembert is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Camembert
Camembert is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.151g)
Which food is cheaper?
Camembert
Camembert is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Camembert
Camembert is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brie
Brie contains less Sugars (difference - 0.01g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brie
Brie contains less Sodium (difference - 213mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brie
Brie is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)

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 Brie Camembert Opinion
Calories 334 300 Brie
Protein 20.75 19.8 Brie
Fats 27.68 24.26 Brie
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0.45 0.46 Camembert
Cholesterol 100 72 Camembert
Vitamin D 20 18 Brie
Iron 0.5 0.33 Brie
Calcium 184 388 Camembert
Potassium 152 187 Camembert
Magnesium 20 20
Sugars 0.45 0.46 Camembert
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.019 0.021 Camembert
Zinc 2.38 2.38
Starch
Phosphorus 188 347 Camembert
Sodium 629 842 Brie
Vitamin A 592 820 Camembert
Vitamin E 0.24 0.21 Brie
Vitamin D 0.5 0.4 Brie
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.028 Brie
Vitamin B2 0.52 0.488 Brie
Vitamin B3 0.38 0.63 Camembert
Vitamin B5 0.69 1.364 Camembert
Vitamin B6 0.235 0.227 Brie
Vitamin B12 1.65 1.3 Brie
Vitamin K 2.3 2 Brie
Folate, total 65 62 Brie
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 17.41 15.259 Camembert
Monounsaturated Fat 8.013 7.023 Brie
Polyunsaturated fat 0.826 0.724 Brie
Tryptophan 0.322 0.307 Brie
Threonine 0.751 0.717 Brie
Isoleucine 1.015 0.968 Brie
Leucine 1.929 1.84 Brie
Lysine 1.851 1.766 Brie
Methionine 0.592 0.565 Brie
Phenylalanine 1.158 1.105 Brie
Valine 1.34 1.279 Brie
Histidine 0.716 0.683 Brie
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References

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

  1. Brie - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172177/nutrients
  2. Camembert - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172178/nutrients

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