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Brunost vs Almond - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Brunost and Almond

  • Brunost has more Vitamin B5, however Almond is richer in Copper, Vitamin B12, Manganese, Fiber, Magnesium, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Almond's daily need coverage for Copper is 106% more.
  • Brunost contains 7 times more Vitamin B5 than Almond. Brunost contains 3.351mg of Vitamin B5, while Almond contains 0.471mg.
  • Almond contains less Saturated Fat.

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

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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
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Almond
Contains more Calcium +48.7%
Contains more Potassium +92.2%
Contains more Iron +613.5%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Zinc +173.7%
Contains more Copper +1188.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 481
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 81% 140% 193% 207% 65% 1% 86% 344%
Contains more Calcium +48.7%
Contains more Potassium +92.2%
Contains more Iron +613.5%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Zinc +173.7%
Contains more Copper +1188.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 481

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

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.
Brunost Almond
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brunost Almond Opinion
Net carbs 42.65g 9.05g Brunost
Protein 9.65g 21.15g Almond
Fats 29.51g 49.93g Almond
Carbs 42.65g 21.55g Brunost
Calories 466kcal 579kcal Almond
Starch g 0.72g Almond
Fructose g 0.11g Almond
Sugar g 4.35g Brunost
Fiber 0g 12.5g Almond
Calcium 400mg 269mg Brunost
Iron 0.52mg 3.71mg Almond
Magnesium 70mg 270mg Almond
Phosphorus 444mg 481mg Almond
Potassium 1409mg 733mg Brunost
Sodium 600mg 1mg Almond
Zinc 1.14mg 3.12mg Almond
Copper 0.08mg 1.031mg Almond
Vitamin A 1113IU 2IU Brunost
Vitamin E mg 25.63mg Almond
Vitamin D IU 0IU Almond
Vitamin D µg 0µg Almond
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.315mg 0.205mg Brunost
Vitamin B2 1.382mg 1.138mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813mg 3.618mg Almond
Vitamin B5 3.351mg 0.471mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271mg 0.137mg Brunost
Folate 5µg 44µg Almond
Vitamin B12 2.42µg 0µg Brunost
Vitamin K µg 0µg Almond
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.211mg Almond
Threonine 0.393mg 0.601mg Almond
Isoleucine 0.519mg 0.751mg Almond
Leucine 0.992mg 1.473mg Almond
Lysine 0.814mg 0.568mg Brunost
Methionine 0.318mg 0.157mg Brunost
Phenylalanine 0.54mg 1.132mg Almond
Valine 0.765mg 0.855mg Almond
Histidine 0.293mg 0.539mg Almond
Cholesterol 94mg 0mg Almond
Trans Fat g 0.015g Brunost
Saturated Fat 19.16g 3.802g Almond
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879g 31.551g Almond
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938g 12.329g Almond

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brunost Almond
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
87
Brunost
82
Almond
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
139
Almond

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
58%
Brunost
127%
Almond
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
22%
Almond
Fats
136%
Brunost
230%
Almond

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.35g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 599mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Almond
Almond is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
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.

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