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

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 Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 0% 4% 0% 0% 5% 14% 5% 0% 23% 3% 0% 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 Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brunost Macaroon Opinion
Net carbs 42.65g 56.12g Macaroon
Protein 9.65g 3.02g Brunost
Fats 29.51g 22.55g Brunost
Carbs 42.65g 61.22g Macaroon
Calories 466kcal 460kcal Brunost
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 45.16g Brunost
Fiber 0g 5.1g Macaroon
Calcium 400mg 5mg Brunost
Iron 0.52mg 0.82mg Macaroon
Magnesium 70mg 29mg Brunost
Phosphorus 444mg 68mg Brunost
Potassium 1409mg 123mg Brunost
Sodium 600mg 241mg Macaroon
Zinc 1.14mg 0.73mg Brunost
Copper 0.08mg 0.269mg Macaroon
Vitamin A 1113IU 0IU Brunost
Vitamin E mg 0.19mg Macaroon
Vitamin D IU 0IU Macaroon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Macaroon
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.315mg 0.02mg Brunost
Vitamin B2 1.382mg 0.06mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813mg 0.22mg Brunost
Vitamin B5 3.351mg mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271mg 0.096mg Brunost
Folate 5µg 3µg Brunost
Vitamin B12 2.42µg 0µg Brunost
Vitamin K µg 1.1µg Macaroon
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 0mg Macaroon
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 19.16g 20.099g Brunost
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879g 1.61g Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938g 0.81g Brunost

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Brunost Macaroon
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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Macaroon
Macaroon contains less Sodium (difference - 359mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
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

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.