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

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 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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 0% 19% 0% 106% 14% 20% 52% 97% 0% 86% 19%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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

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Brunost Cashew
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 Cholesterol?
Cashew
Cashew is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cashew
Cashew contains less Sodium (difference - 588mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.