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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
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Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Potassium +1000.8%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Copper +281%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Calcium +24.3%
Contains more Zinc +84.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 120% 125% 50% 27% 32% 191% 79%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 150% 12% 15% 7% 58% 169% 105%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Potassium +1000.8%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Copper +281%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains less Sodium -25%
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 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% 70% 5% 15% 20% 117% 3% 71% 20% 130% 6% 44%
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 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 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

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Brunost Limburger
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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