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Brunost vs Cashew - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Brunost and Cashew different?

  • Brunost is richer in Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5, while Cashew is higher in Copper, Vitamin B12, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Zinc, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Cashew covers your daily need of Copper 235% more than Brunost.
  • Brunost contains 24 times more Vitamin B2 than Cashew. Brunost contains 1.382mg of Vitamin B2, while Cashew contains 0.058mg.
  • Cashew is lower in Saturated Fat.

Cheese, gjetost and Nuts, cashew nuts, raw types were used in this article.

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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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Cashew
Contains more Calcium +981.1%
Contains more Potassium +113.5%
Contains more Iron +1184.6%
Contains more Magnesium +317.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.6%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Zinc +407%
Contains more Copper +2643.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 251% 209% 255% 59% 2% 158% 732%
Contains more Calcium +981.1%
Contains more Potassium +113.5%
Contains more Iron +1184.6%
Contains more Magnesium +317.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.6%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Zinc +407%
Contains more Copper +2643.8%

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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Cashew
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2282.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +287.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.9%
Contains more Folate +400%
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 0% 19% 0% 2% 106% 14% 20% 52% 97% 19% 0% 86%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2282.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +287.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +34.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.9%
Contains more Folate +400%

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 Cashew
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brunost Cashew Opinion
Net carbs 42.65g 26.89g Brunost
Protein 9.65g 18.22g Cashew
Fats 29.51g 43.85g Cashew
Carbs 42.65g 30.19g Brunost
Calories 466kcal 553kcal Cashew
Starch g 23.49g Cashew
Fructose g 0.05g Cashew
Sugar g 5.91g Brunost
Fiber 0g 3.3g Cashew
Calcium 400mg 37mg Brunost
Iron 0.52mg 6.68mg Cashew
Magnesium 70mg 292mg Cashew
Phosphorus 444mg 593mg Cashew
Potassium 1409mg 660mg Brunost
Sodium 600mg 12mg Cashew
Zinc 1.14mg 5.78mg Cashew
Copper 0.08mg 2.195mg Cashew
Vitamin A 1113IU 0IU Brunost
Vitamin E mg 0.9mg Cashew
Vitamin D IU 0IU Cashew
Vitamin D µg 0µg Cashew
Vitamin C 0mg 0.5mg Cashew
Vitamin B1 0.315mg 0.423mg Cashew
Vitamin B2 1.382mg 0.058mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813mg 1.062mg Cashew
Vitamin B5 3.351mg 0.864mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271mg 0.417mg Cashew
Folate 5µg 25µg Cashew
Vitamin B12 2.42µg 0µg Brunost
Vitamin K µg 34.1µg Cashew
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.287mg Cashew
Threonine 0.393mg 0.688mg Cashew
Isoleucine 0.519mg 0.789mg Cashew
Leucine 0.992mg 1.472mg Cashew
Lysine 0.814mg 0.928mg Cashew
Methionine 0.318mg 0.362mg Cashew
Phenylalanine 0.54mg 0.951mg Cashew
Valine 0.765mg 1.094mg Cashew
Histidine 0.293mg 0.456mg Cashew
Cholesterol 94mg 0mg Cashew
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 19.16g 7.783g Cashew
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879g 23.797g Cashew
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938g 7.845g Cashew

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Brunost Cashew
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
34
Cashew
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
209
Cashew

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
109%
Cashew
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
30%
Cashew
Fats
136%
Brunost
202%
Cashew

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cashew
Cashew contains less Sodium (difference - 588mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cashew
Cashew is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cashew
Cashew is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.377g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cashew
Cashew is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Cashew
Cashew is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cashew
Cashew is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.91g)
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.

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. Cashew - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170162/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.