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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
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +1448.4%
Contains less Sodium -66.8%
Contains more Copper +135.3%
Contains more Calcium +65.5%
Contains more Zinc +82.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.56
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 199% 22% 22% 169% 9% 236% 57% 12%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +1448.4%
Contains less Sodium -66.8%
Contains more Copper +135.3%
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 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 63% 0% 0% 0% 10% 136% 14% 104% 29% 37% 80% 0%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brunost Roquefort Opinion
Net carbs 42.65g 2g Brunost
Protein 9.65g 21.54g Roquefort
Fats 29.51g 30.64g Roquefort
Carbs 42.65g 2g Brunost
Calories 466kcal 369kcal Brunost
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 400mg 662mg Roquefort
Iron 0.52mg 0.56mg Roquefort
Magnesium 70mg 30mg Brunost
Phosphorus 444mg 392mg Brunost
Potassium 1409mg 91mg Brunost
Sodium 600mg 1809mg Brunost
Zinc 1.14mg 2.08mg Roquefort
Copper 0.08mg 0.034mg Brunost
Vitamin A 1113IU 1047IU Brunost
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.315mg 0.04mg Brunost
Vitamin B2 1.382mg 0.586mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813mg 0.734mg Brunost
Vitamin B5 3.351mg 1.731mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271mg 0.124mg Brunost
Folate 5µg 49µg Roquefort
Vitamin B12 2.42µg 0.64µg Brunost
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.303mg Roquefort
Threonine 0.393mg 0.965mg Roquefort
Isoleucine 0.519mg 1.217mg Roquefort
Leucine 0.992mg 2.114mg Roquefort
Lysine 0.814mg 1.848mg Roquefort
Methionine 0.318mg 0.558mg Roquefort
Phenylalanine 0.54mg 1.023mg Roquefort
Valine 0.765mg 1.614mg Roquefort
Histidine 0.293mg 0.602mg Roquefort
Cholesterol 94mg 90mg Roquefort
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 19.16g 19.263g Brunost
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879g 8.474g Roquefort
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938g 1.32g Roquefort

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brunost Roquefort
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
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 food.
Protein
58%
Brunost
129%
Roquefort
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
2%
Roquefort
Fats
136%
Brunost
141%
Roquefort

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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

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. 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.