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Brunost vs Sardine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Brunost and Sardine different?

  • Brunost is higher in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, Potassium, and Vitamin B1, however Sardine is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Iron, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Sardine is 272% higher.
  • Brunost contains 13 times more Saturated Fat than Sardine. While Brunost contains 19.16g of Saturated Fat, Sardine contains only 1.528g.

Cheese, gjetost and Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +79.5%
Contains more Potassium +254.9%
Contains more Iron +461.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains less Sodium -48.8%
Contains more Zinc +14.9%
Contains more Copper +132.5%
Equal in Calcium - 382
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 110% 28% 210% 36% 41% 36% 62%
Contains more Magnesium +79.5%
Contains more Potassium +254.9%
Contains more Iron +461.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains less Sodium -48.8%
Contains more Zinc +14.9%
Contains more Copper +132.5%
Equal in Calcium - 382

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 +930.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +293.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +508.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +422%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +545.1%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +269.4%
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 7% 41% 144% 0% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 8% 1118% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +930.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +293.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +508.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +422%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +545.1%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +269.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brunost Sardine Opinion
Net carbs 42.65g 0g Brunost
Protein 9.65g 24.62g Sardine
Fats 29.51g 11.45g Brunost
Carbs 42.65g 0g Brunost
Calories 466kcal 208kcal Brunost
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Brunost
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 400mg 382mg Brunost
Iron 0.52mg 2.92mg Sardine
Magnesium 70mg 39mg Brunost
Phosphorus 444mg 490mg Sardine
Potassium 1409mg 397mg Brunost
Sodium 600mg 307mg Sardine
Zinc 1.14mg 1.31mg Sardine
Copper 0.08mg 0.186mg Sardine
Vitamin A 1113IU 108IU Brunost
Vitamin E mg 2.04mg Sardine
Vitamin D IU 193IU Sardine
Vitamin D µg 4.8µg Sardine
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.315mg 0.08mg Brunost
Vitamin B2 1.382mg 0.227mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813mg 5.245mg Sardine
Vitamin B5 3.351mg 0.642mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271mg 0.167mg Brunost
Folate 5µg 10µg Sardine
Vitamin B12 2.42µg 8.94µg Sardine
Vitamin K µg 2.6µg Sardine
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.276mg Sardine
Threonine 0.393mg 1.079mg Sardine
Isoleucine 0.519mg 1.134mg Sardine
Leucine 0.992mg 2.001mg Sardine
Lysine 0.814mg 2.26mg Sardine
Methionine 0.318mg 0.729mg Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.54mg 0.961mg Sardine
Valine 0.765mg 1.268mg Sardine
Histidine 0.293mg 0.725mg Sardine
Cholesterol 94mg 142mg Brunost
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 19.16g 1.528g Sardine
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879g 3.869g Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938g 5.148g Sardine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brunost Sardine
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
131
Sardine
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
79
Sardine

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
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
0%
Sardine
Fats
136%
Brunost
53%
Sardine

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sardine
Sardine contains less Sodium (difference - 293mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.632g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 48mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Brunost
Brunost is cheaper (difference - $4)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/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.