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Brunost vs Gouda cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Brunost and Gouda cheese

  • Brunost has more Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Potassium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B6, while Gouda cheese has more Calcium, Zinc, and Phosphorus.
  • Brunost covers your daily need of Vitamin B2 81% more than Gouda cheese.
  • Brunost contains 12 times more Potassium than Gouda cheese. While Brunost contains 1409mg of Potassium, Gouda cheese contains only 121mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cheese, gjetost and Cheese, gouda.

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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 Iron +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +141.4%
Contains more Potassium +1064.5%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%
Contains more Copper +122.2%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +23%
Contains more Zinc +242.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 210% 9% 21% 234% 11% 107% 107% 12%
Contains more Iron +116.7%
Contains more Magnesium +141.4%
Contains more Potassium +1064.5%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%
Contains more Copper +122.2%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +23%
Contains more Zinc +242.1%

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 +97.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +950%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +313.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1190.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +885.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +238.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +57.1%
Contains more Folate +320%
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 34% 5% 15% 0% 8% 78% 2% 21% 19% 16% 193% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +97.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +950%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +313.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1190.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +885.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +238.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +57.1%
Contains more Folate +320%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brunost Gouda cheese Opinion
Net carbs 42.65g 2.22g Brunost
Protein 9.65g 24.94g Gouda cheese
Fats 29.51g 27.44g Brunost
Carbs 42.65g 2.22g Brunost
Calories 466kcal 356kcal Brunost
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.22g Brunost
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 400mg 700mg Gouda cheese
Iron 0.52mg 0.24mg Brunost
Magnesium 70mg 29mg Brunost
Phosphorus 444mg 546mg Gouda cheese
Potassium 1409mg 121mg Brunost
Sodium 600mg 819mg Brunost
Zinc 1.14mg 3.9mg Gouda cheese
Copper 0.08mg 0.036mg Brunost
Vitamin A 1113IU 563IU Brunost
Vitamin E mg 0.24mg Gouda cheese
Vitamin D IU 20IU Gouda cheese
Vitamin D µg 0.5µg Gouda cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.315mg 0.03mg Brunost
Vitamin B2 1.382mg 0.334mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813mg 0.063mg Brunost
Vitamin B5 3.351mg 0.34mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271mg 0.08mg Brunost
Folate 5µg 21µg Gouda cheese
Vitamin B12 2.42µg 1.54µg Brunost
Vitamin K µg 2.3µg Gouda cheese
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.352mg Gouda cheese
Threonine 0.393mg 0.93mg Gouda cheese
Isoleucine 0.519mg 1.306mg Gouda cheese
Leucine 0.992mg 2.564mg Gouda cheese
Lysine 0.814mg 2.654mg Gouda cheese
Methionine 0.318mg 0.719mg Gouda cheese
Phenylalanine 0.54mg 1.431mg Gouda cheese
Valine 0.765mg 1.806mg Gouda cheese
Histidine 0.293mg 1.032mg Gouda cheese
Cholesterol 94mg 114mg Brunost
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 19.16g 17.614g Gouda cheese
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879g 7.747g Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938g 0.657g Brunost

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Brunost Gouda cheese
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
33
Gouda cheese
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
89
Gouda cheese

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
150%
Gouda cheese
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
2%
Gouda cheese
Fats
136%
Brunost
127%
Gouda cheese

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gouda cheese
Gouda cheese is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.546g)
Which food is cheaper?
Gouda cheese
Gouda cheese is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brunost
Brunost contains less Sodium (difference - 219mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
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. Gouda cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171241/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.