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Brunost vs Limburger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Brunost and Limburger

  • Brunost has more Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium, however Limburger is higher in Folate, and Calcium.
  • Brunost covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 68% more than Limburger.
  • Limburger contains 11 times less Potassium than Brunost. Brunost contains 1409mg of Potassium, while Limburger contains 128mg.
  • Limburger has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Cheese, gjetost and Cheese, limburger.

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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 +300%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains more Potassium +1000.8%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Copper +281%
Contains more Calcium +24.3%
Contains more Zinc +84.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 150% 5% 15% 169% 12% 105% 58% 7%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains more Potassium +1000.8%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Copper +281%
Contains more Calcium +24.3%
Contains more Zinc +84.2%

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 B1 +293.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +174.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +414.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +184.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +132.7%
Contains more Folate +1060%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1155
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 70% 5% 15% 0% 20% 117% 3% 71% 20% 44% 130% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +293.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +174.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +414.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +184.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +132.7%
Contains more Folate +1060%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1155

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brunost Limburger Opinion
Net carbs 42.65g 0.49g Brunost
Protein 9.65g 20.05g Limburger
Fats 29.51g 27.25g Brunost
Carbs 42.65g 0.49g Brunost
Calories 466kcal 327kcal Brunost
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.49g Brunost
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 400mg 497mg Limburger
Iron 0.52mg 0.13mg Brunost
Magnesium 70mg 21mg Brunost
Phosphorus 444mg 393mg Brunost
Potassium 1409mg 128mg Brunost
Sodium 600mg 800mg Brunost
Zinc 1.14mg 2.1mg Limburger
Copper 0.08mg 0.021mg Brunost
Vitamin A 1113IU 1155IU Limburger
Vitamin E mg 0.23mg Limburger
Vitamin D IU 20IU Limburger
Vitamin D µg 0.5µg Limburger
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.315mg 0.08mg Brunost
Vitamin B2 1.382mg 0.503mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813mg 0.158mg Brunost
Vitamin B5 3.351mg 1.177mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271mg 0.086mg Brunost
Folate 5µg 58µg Limburger
Vitamin B12 2.42µg 1.04µg Brunost
Vitamin K µg 2.3µg Limburger
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.289mg Limburger
Threonine 0.393mg 0.739mg Limburger
Isoleucine 0.519mg 1.219mg Limburger
Leucine 0.992mg 2.093mg Limburger
Lysine 0.814mg 1.675mg Limburger
Methionine 0.318mg 0.619mg Limburger
Phenylalanine 0.54mg 1.116mg Limburger
Valine 0.765mg 1.439mg Limburger
Histidine 0.293mg 0.578mg Limburger
Cholesterol 94mg 90mg Limburger
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 19.16g 16.746g Limburger
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879g 8.606g Limburger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938g 0.495g Brunost

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brunost Limburger
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
41
Limburger
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
65
Limburger

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
120%
Limburger
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
0%
Limburger
Fats
136%
Brunost
126%
Limburger

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Limburger
Limburger is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Limburger
Limburger is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.414g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brunost
Brunost contains less Sodium (difference - 200mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($3)
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. Limburger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171243/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.