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Brunost vs Cod liver oil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Brunost and Cod liver oil

  • The amount of Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Potassium, Calcium, and Selenium in Cod liver oil is higher than in Brunost.
  • Cod liver oil covers your daily Vitamin A needs 3296% more than Brunost.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cheese, gjetost and Fish oil, cod liver.

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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 Iron +∞%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 120% 125% 50% 27% 32% 191% 79%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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 B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +8884.7%
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% 6000% 0% 7500% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +8884.7%

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
1125
Cod liver oil
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
0
Cod liver oil

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
0%
Cod liver oil
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
0%
Cod liver oil
Fats
136%
Brunost
462%
Cod liver oil

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 Cod liver oil
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

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Brunost Cod liver oil
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?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 600mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 476mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.448g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brunost
Brunost is cheaper (difference - $2)
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
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brunost Cod liver oil Opinion
Calories 466 902 Cod liver oil
Protein 9.65 0 Brunost
Fats 29.51 100 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 42.65 0 Brunost
Cholesterol 94 570 Brunost
Vitamin D 10000 Cod liver oil
Iron 0.52 0 Brunost
Calcium 400 0 Brunost
Potassium 1409 0 Brunost
Magnesium 70 0 Brunost
Sugar
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.08 0 Brunost
Zinc 1.14 0 Brunost
Starch
Phosphorus 444 0 Brunost
Sodium 600 0 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 1113 100000 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 250 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.315 Brunost
Vitamin B2 1.382 0 Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813 0 Brunost
Vitamin B5 3.351 0 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271 0 Brunost
Vitamin B12 2.42 0 Brunost
Vitamin K
Folate 5 0 Brunost
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 19.16 22.608 Brunost
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879 46.711 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938 22.541 Cod liver oil
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. Cod liver oil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173577/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.