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Brunost vs Macaroon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Brunost and Macaroon

  • Brunost has more Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Calcium, Potassium, and Vitamin B1, however Macaroon is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A, Copper, and Fiber.
  • Brunost covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 102% more than Macaroon.
  • Macaroon has 80 times less Calcium than Brunost. Brunost has 400mg of Calcium, while Macaroon has 5mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cheese, gjetost and Cookies, coconut macaroon.

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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 +7900%
Contains more Potassium +1045.5%
Contains more Magnesium +141.4%
Contains more Zinc +56.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +552.9%
Contains more Iron +57.7%
Contains more Copper +236.3%
Contains less Sodium -59.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 120% 125% 50% 27% 32% 191% 79%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 2% 11% 21% 90% 20% 30% 32%
Contains more Calcium +7900%
Contains more Potassium +1045.5%
Contains more Magnesium +141.4%
Contains more Zinc +56.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +552.9%
Contains more Iron +57.7%
Contains more Copper +236.3%
Contains less Sodium -59.8%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2203.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +269.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
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% 0% 4% 0% 5% 14% 5% 0% 23% 0% 3% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2203.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +269.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +66.7%

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
4
Macaroon
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
29
Macaroon

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
18%
Macaroon
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
61%
Macaroon
Fats
136%
Brunost
104%
Macaroon

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

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Brunost Macaroon
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?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Macaroon
Macaroon contains less Sodium (difference - 359mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 45.16g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.939g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brunost
Brunost is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brunost
Brunost is relatively richer in vitamins

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brunost Macaroon Opinion
Calories 466 460 Brunost
Protein 9.65 3.02 Brunost
Fats 29.51 22.55 Brunost
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 42.65 61.22 Macaroon
Cholesterol 94 0 Macaroon
Vitamin D 0 Macaroon
Iron 0.52 0.82 Macaroon
Calcium 400 5 Brunost
Potassium 1409 123 Brunost
Magnesium 70 29 Brunost
Sugar 45.16 Brunost
Fiber 0 5.1 Macaroon
Copper 0.08 0.269 Macaroon
Zinc 1.14 0.73 Brunost
Starch
Phosphorus 444 68 Brunost
Sodium 600 241 Macaroon
Vitamin A 1113 0 Brunost
Vitamin E 0.19 Macaroon
Vitamin D 0 Macaroon
Vitamin B1 0.315 0.02 Brunost
Vitamin B2 1.382 0.06 Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813 0.22 Brunost
Vitamin B5 3.351 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271 0.096 Brunost
Vitamin B12 2.42 0 Brunost
Vitamin K 1.1 Macaroon
Folate 5 3 Brunost
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 19.16 20.099 Brunost
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879 1.61 Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938 0.81 Brunost
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

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. Macaroon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171847/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.