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Brunost vs Chocolate - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Brunost and Chocolate

  • Brunost has more Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A, Calcium and Phosphorus, while Chocolate has more Copper, Iron and Manganese.
  • Chocolate covers your daily need of Copper 105% more than Brunost.
  • Brunost contains 167 times more Vitamin A than Chocolate. While Brunost contains 334µg of Vitamin A, Chocolate contains only 2µg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Chocolate is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cheese, gjetost and Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids.

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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 Calcium +614.3%
Contains more Potassium +152.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +115.5%
Contains more Iron +1442.3%
Contains more Magnesium +108.6%
Contains more Copper +1185%
Contains more Zinc +76.3%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 120% 125% 50% 27% 32% 191% 79%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 301% 17% 50% 105% 343% 55% 89% 4%
Contains more Calcium +614.3%
Contains more Potassium +152.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +115.5%
Contains more Iron +1442.3%
Contains more Magnesium +108.6%
Contains more Copper +1185%
Contains more Zinc +76.3%
Contains less Sodium -96%

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 +2126%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2664%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1028.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +545.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +952.2%
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% 3% 11% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 29% 21% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +2126%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2664%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1028.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +545.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +952.2%

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
10
Chocolate
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
120
Chocolate

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
29%
Chocolate
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
61%
Chocolate
Fats
136%
Brunost
144%
Chocolate

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 Chocolate
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brunost Chocolate
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?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 86mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 576mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.641g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brunost
Brunost contains less Sugars (difference - 47.9g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brunost
Brunost is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Chocolate Opinion
Calories 466 546 Chocolate
Protein 9.65 4.88 Brunost
Fats 29.51 31.28 Chocolate
Vitamin C 0 Brunost
Carbs 42.65 61.17 Chocolate
Cholesterol 94 8 Chocolate
Vitamin D
Iron 0.52 8.02 Chocolate
Calcium 400 56 Brunost
Potassium 1409 559 Brunost
Magnesium 70 146 Chocolate
Sugars 47.9 Brunost
Fiber 0 7 Chocolate
Copper 0.08 1.028 Chocolate
Zinc 1.14 2.01 Chocolate
Starch
Phosphorus 444 206 Brunost
Sodium 600 24 Chocolate
Vitamin A 1113 50 Brunost
Vitamin E 0.54 Chocolate
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.315 0.025 Brunost
Vitamin B2 1.382 0.05 Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813 0.725 Brunost
Vitamin B5 3.351 0.297 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271 0.042 Brunost
Vitamin B12 2.42 0.23 Brunost
Vitamin K 8.1 Chocolate
Folate 5 Brunost
Trans Fat 0.112 Brunost
Saturated Fat 19.16 18.519 Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879 9.54 Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938 1.092 Chocolate
Tryptophan 0.135 Brunost
Threonine 0.393 Brunost
Isoleucine 0.519 Brunost
Leucine 0.992 Brunost
Lysine 0.814 Brunost
Methionine 0.318 Brunost
Phenylalanine 0.54 Brunost
Valine 0.765 Brunost
Histidine 0.293 Brunost
Fructose 0 Chocolate

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately 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. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/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.