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Brunost vs Roquefort - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Brunost and Roquefort

  • Brunost has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6 and Magnesium, however Roquefort is richer in Calcium and Folate.
  • Brunost covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 74% more than Roquefort.
  • Roquefort has 15 times less Potassium than Brunost. Brunost has 1409mg of Potassium, while Roquefort has 91mg.
  • Brunost contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cheese, gjetost and Cheese, roquefort.

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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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Contains more Potassium +1448.4%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +135.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.8%
Contains more Calcium +65.5%
Contains more Zinc +82.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.56
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 120% 125% 50% 27% 32% 191% 79%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 199% 9% 22% 12% 57% 169% 236%
Contains more Potassium +1448.4%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +135.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.8%
Contains more Calcium +65.5%
Contains more Zinc +82.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.56

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 B1 +687.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +135.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +278.1%
Contains more Folate +880%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1047
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.734
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 0% 63% 0% 0% 10% 136% 14% 104% 29% 80% 0% 37%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +687.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +135.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +278.1%
Contains more Folate +880%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1047
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.734

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
87
Brunost
39
Roquefort
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
90
Roquefort

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
58%
Brunost
129%
Roquefort
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
2%
Roquefort
Fats
136%
Brunost
141%
Roquefort

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brunost Roquefort
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?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brunost
Brunost contains less Sodium (difference - 1209mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.103g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brunost
Brunost is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brunost
Brunost is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Brunost Roquefort Opinion
Calories 466 369 Brunost
Protein 9.65 21.54 Roquefort
Fats 29.51 30.64 Roquefort
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 42.65 2 Brunost
Cholesterol 94 90 Roquefort
Vitamin D
Iron 0.52 0.56 Roquefort
Calcium 400 662 Roquefort
Potassium 1409 91 Brunost
Magnesium 70 30 Brunost
Sugars
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.034 Brunost
Zinc 1.14 2.08 Roquefort
Starch
Phosphorus 444 392 Brunost
Sodium 600 1809 Brunost
Vitamin A 1113 1047 Brunost
Vitamin E
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.315 0.04 Brunost
Vitamin B2 1.382 0.586 Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813 0.734 Brunost
Vitamin B5 3.351 1.731 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271 0.124 Brunost
Vitamin B12 2.42 0.64 Brunost
Vitamin K
Folate 5 49 Roquefort
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 19.16 19.263 Brunost
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879 8.474 Roquefort
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938 1.32 Roquefort
Tryptophan 0.135 0.303 Roquefort
Threonine 0.393 0.965 Roquefort
Isoleucine 0.519 1.217 Roquefort
Leucine 0.992 2.114 Roquefort
Lysine 0.814 1.848 Roquefort
Methionine 0.318 0.558 Roquefort
Phenylalanine 0.54 1.023 Roquefort
Valine 0.765 1.614 Roquefort
Histidine 0.293 0.602 Roquefort
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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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Roquefort - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171250/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.