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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 RAE, 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 RAE than Chocolate. While Brunost contains 334µg of Vitamin A RAE, 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
Contains more Calcium +614.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +115.5%
Contains more Potassium +152.1%
Contains more Iron +1442.3%
Contains more Magnesium +108.6%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +76.3%
Contains more Copper +1185%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Contains more Calcium +614.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +115.5%
Contains more Potassium +152.1%
Contains more Iron +1442.3%
Contains more Magnesium +108.6%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +76.3%
Contains more Copper +1185%

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 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 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 21%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brunost Chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 42.65g 54.17g Chocolate
Protein 9.65g 4.88g Brunost
Fats 29.51g 31.28g Chocolate
Carbs 42.65g 61.17g Chocolate
Calories 466kcal 546kcal Chocolate
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Chocolate
Sugar g 47.9g Brunost
Fiber 0g 7g Chocolate
Calcium 400mg 56mg Brunost
Iron 0.52mg 8.02mg Chocolate
Magnesium 70mg 146mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 444mg 206mg Brunost
Potassium 1409mg 559mg Brunost
Sodium 600mg 24mg Chocolate
Zinc 1.14mg 2.01mg Chocolate
Copper 0.08mg 1.028mg Chocolate
Vitamin A 1113IU 50IU Brunost
Vitamin E mg 0.54mg Chocolate
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg mg Brunost
Vitamin B1 0.315mg 0.025mg Brunost
Vitamin B2 1.382mg 0.05mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813mg 0.725mg Brunost
Vitamin B5 3.351mg 0.297mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271mg 0.042mg Brunost
Folate 5µg µg Brunost
Vitamin B12 2.42µg 0.23µg Brunost
Vitamin K µg 8.1µg Chocolate
Tryptophan 0.135mg mg Brunost
Threonine 0.393mg mg Brunost
Isoleucine 0.519mg mg Brunost
Leucine 0.992mg mg Brunost
Lysine 0.814mg mg Brunost
Methionine 0.318mg mg Brunost
Phenylalanine 0.54mg mg Brunost
Valine 0.765mg mg Brunost
Histidine 0.293mg mg Brunost
Cholesterol 94mg 8mg Chocolate
Trans Fat g 0.112g Brunost
Saturated Fat 19.16g 18.519g Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879g 9.54g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938g 1.092g Chocolate

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Brunost Chocolate
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
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 food.
Protein
58%
Brunost
29%
Chocolate
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
61%
Chocolate
Fats
136%
Brunost
144%
Chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 576mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 86mg)
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 is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (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 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. 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.