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Brunost vs Brazil nut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Brunost and Brazil nut different?

  • Brunost is higher in Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5, however Brazil nut is richer in Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B12, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, and Vitamin A.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Brazil nut is 3459% higher.
  • Brunost contains 39 times more Vitamin B2 than Brazil nut. While Brunost contains 1.382mg of Vitamin B2, Brazil nut contains only 0.035mg.

Cheese, gjetost and Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched 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
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +113.8%
Contains more Iron +367.3%
Contains more Magnesium +437.1%
Contains more Copper +2078.8%
Contains more Zinc +256.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 120% 125% 50% 27% 32% 191% 79%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 48% 59% 269% 581% 111% 311% 1%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +113.8%
Contains more Iron +367.3%
Contains more Magnesium +437.1%
Contains more Copper +2078.8%
Contains more Zinc +256.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3848.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +175.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1721.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +168.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.9%
Contains more Folate +340%
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 3% 0% 114% 0% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 0% 0% 17%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3848.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +175.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1721.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +168.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.9%
Contains more Folate +340%

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
28
Brazil nut
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
184
Brazil nut

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
86%
Brazil nut
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
12%
Brazil nut
Fats
136%
Brunost
310%
Brazil nut

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

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Brunost Brazil nut
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 is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.33g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brunost
Brunost is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 597mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.026g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
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 Brazil nut Opinion
Calories 466 659 Brazil nut
Protein 9.65 14.32 Brazil nut
Fats 29.51 67.1 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0 0.7 Brazil nut
Net carbs 42.650001525878906 4.239999771118164 Brunost
Carbs 42.65 11.74 Brunost
Cholesterol 94 0 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 Brazil nut
Iron 0.52 2.43 Brazil nut
Calcium 400 160 Brunost
Potassium 1409 659 Brunost
Magnesium 70 376 Brazil nut
Sugar 2.33 Brunost
Fiber 0 7.5 Brazil nut
Copper 0.08 1.743 Brazil nut
Zinc 1.14 4.06 Brazil nut
Starch 0.25 Brazil nut
Phosphorus 444 725 Brazil nut
Sodium 600 3 Brazil nut
Vitamin A 1113 0 Brunost
Vitamin E 5.65 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 Brazil nut
Vitamin B1 0.315 0.617 Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 1.382 0.035 Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813 0.295 Brunost
Vitamin B5 3.351 0.184 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271 0.101 Brunost
Vitamin B12 2.42 0 Brunost
Vitamin K 0 Brazil nut
Folate 5 22 Brazil nut
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 19.16 16.134 Brazil nut
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879 23.879 Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938 24.399 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.135 0.135
Threonine 0.393 0.365 Brunost
Isoleucine 0.519 0.518 Brunost
Leucine 0.992 1.19 Brazil nut
Lysine 0.814 0.49 Brunost
Methionine 0.318 1.124 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.54 0.639 Brazil nut
Valine 0.765 0.76 Brunost
Histidine 0.293 0.409 Brazil nut
Fructose 0 Brazil nut

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. Brazil nut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170569/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.