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Brunost vs Romano cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Brunost and Romano cheese different?

  • Brunost is higher in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B12, Potassium, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6, however Romano cheese is richer in Calcium, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 from Brunost is 78% higher.
  • Brunost contains 16 times more Potassium than Romano cheese. While Brunost contains 1409mg of Potassium, Romano cheese contains only 86mg.
  • Brunost has less Sodium.

Cheese, gjetost and Cheese, romano are the varieties 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
Contains more Magnesium +70.7%
Contains more Potassium +1538.4%
Contains less Sodium -58.1%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +166%
Contains more Iron +48.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.2%
Contains more Zinc +126.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 320% 29% 30% 326% 8% 187% 71% 10%
Contains more Magnesium +70.7%
Contains more Potassium +1538.4%
Contains less Sodium -58.1%
Contains more Copper +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +166%
Contains more Iron +48.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.2%
Contains more Zinc +126.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +168.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +751.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +273.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +955.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +690.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +218.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +116.1%
Contains more Folate +40%
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 25% 5% 15% 0% 10% 86% 2% 26% 20% 6% 140% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +168.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +751.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +273.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +955.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +690.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +218.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +116.1%
Contains more Folate +40%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brunost Romano cheese Opinion
Net carbs 42.65g 3.63g Brunost
Protein 9.65g 31.8g Romano cheese
Fats 29.51g 26.94g Brunost
Carbs 42.65g 3.63g Brunost
Calories 466kcal 387kcal Brunost
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.73g Brunost
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 400mg 1064mg Romano cheese
Iron 0.52mg 0.77mg Romano cheese
Magnesium 70mg 41mg Brunost
Phosphorus 444mg 760mg Romano cheese
Potassium 1409mg 86mg Brunost
Sodium 600mg 1433mg Brunost
Zinc 1.14mg 2.58mg Romano cheese
Copper 0.08mg 0.03mg Brunost
Vitamin A 1113IU 415IU Brunost
Vitamin E mg 0.23mg Romano cheese
Vitamin D IU 20IU Romano cheese
Vitamin D µg 0.5µg Romano cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.315mg 0.037mg Brunost
Vitamin B2 1.382mg 0.37mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813mg 0.077mg Brunost
Vitamin B5 3.351mg 0.424mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271mg 0.085mg Brunost
Folate 5µg 7µg Romano cheese
Vitamin B12 2.42µg 1.12µg Brunost
Vitamin K µg 2.2µg Romano cheese
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.429mg Romano cheese
Threonine 0.393mg 1.171mg Romano cheese
Isoleucine 0.519mg 1.685mg Romano cheese
Leucine 0.992mg 3.071mg Romano cheese
Lysine 0.814mg 2.941mg Romano cheese
Methionine 0.318mg 0.852mg Romano cheese
Phenylalanine 0.54mg 1.71mg Romano cheese
Valine 0.765mg 2.183mg Romano cheese
Histidine 0.293mg 1.231mg Romano cheese
Cholesterol 94mg 104mg Brunost
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 19.16g 17.115g Romano cheese
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879g 7.838g Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938g 0.593g Brunost

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brunost Romano cheese
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
28
Romano cheese
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
122
Romano cheese

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
191%
Romano cheese
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
4%
Romano cheese
Fats
136%
Brunost
124%
Romano cheese

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.045g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.73g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brunost
Brunost contains less Sodium (difference - 833mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Brunost
Brunost is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
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. Romano cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171249/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.