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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, 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
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Contains more Potassium +254.9%
Contains more Magnesium +79.5%
Contains more Iron +461.5%
Contains more Copper +132.5%
Contains more Zinc +14.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains less Sodium -48.8%
Equal in Calcium - 382
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 120% 125% 50% 27% 32% 191% 79%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 110% 115% 36% 28% 62% 36% 210% 41%
Contains more Potassium +254.9%
Contains more Magnesium +79.5%
Contains more Iron +461.5%
Contains more Copper +132.5%
Contains more Zinc +14.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains less Sodium -48.8%
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 Vitamin B12 +269.4%
Contains more Folate +100%
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% 7% 41% 144% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 1118% 7% 8%
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 Vitamin B12 +269.4%
Contains more Folate +100%

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
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 the food
Protein
58%
Brunost
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
0%
Sardine
Fats
136%
Brunost
53%
Sardine

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Brunost Sardine
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 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 Cholesterol?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 48mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brunost
Brunost contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brunost
Brunost is cheaper (difference - $4)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Sardine Opinion
Calories 466 208 Brunost
Protein 9.65 24.62 Sardine
Fats 29.51 11.45 Brunost
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 42.65 0 Brunost
Cholesterol 94 142 Brunost
Vitamin D 193 Sardine
Iron 0.52 2.92 Sardine
Calcium 400 382 Brunost
Potassium 1409 397 Brunost
Magnesium 70 39 Brunost
Sugars 0 Brunost
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0.186 Sardine
Zinc 1.14 1.31 Sardine
Starch
Phosphorus 444 490 Sardine
Sodium 600 307 Sardine
Vitamin A 1113 108 Brunost
Vitamin E 2.04 Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8 Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.315 0.08 Brunost
Vitamin B2 1.382 0.227 Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813 5.245 Sardine
Vitamin B5 3.351 0.642 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271 0.167 Brunost
Vitamin B12 2.42 8.94 Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6 Sardine
Folate 5 10 Sardine
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 19.16 1.528 Sardine
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879 3.869 Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938 5.148 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.135 0.276 Sardine
Threonine 0.393 1.079 Sardine
Isoleucine 0.519 1.134 Sardine
Leucine 0.992 2.001 Sardine
Lysine 0.814 2.26 Sardine
Methionine 0.318 0.729 Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.54 0.961 Sardine
Valine 0.765 1.268 Sardine
Histidine 0.293 0.725 Sardine
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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 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. 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.