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Brunost vs Macadamia - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Brunost and Macadamia

  • Brunost has more Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Phosphorus, however Macadamia is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B12, Copper, Vitamin B1, Iron, and Vitamin A.
  • Macadamia's daily need coverage for Manganese is 178% more.
  • Brunost contains 9 times more Vitamin B2 than Macadamia. Brunost contains 1.382mg of Vitamin B2, while Macadamia contains 0.162mg.
  • Macadamia contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cheese, gjetost and Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw.

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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 Calcium +370.6%
Contains more Potassium +282.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.2%
Contains more Iron +609.6%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Copper +845%
Contains more Zinc +14%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 120% 125% 50% 27% 32% 191% 79%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 139% 26% 33% 93% 252% 36% 81% 1%
Contains more Calcium +370.6%
Contains more Potassium +282.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.2%
Contains more Iron +609.6%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Copper +845%
Contains more Zinc +14%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +753.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +342.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +279.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +204.2%
Contains more Folate +120%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.275
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 4% 0% 11% 0% 299% 38% 47% 46% 64% 0% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +753.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +342.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +279.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +204.2%
Contains more Folate +120%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.275

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
43
Macadamia
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
82
Macadamia

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
47%
Macadamia
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
14%
Macadamia
Fats
136%
Brunost
350%
Macadamia

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

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Brunost Macadamia
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 Cholesterol?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Macadamia
Macadamia contains less Sodium (difference - 595mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.099g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Macadamia
Macadamia is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.57g)
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 Macadamia Opinion
Calories 466 718 Macadamia
Protein 9.65 7.91 Brunost
Fats 29.51 75.77 Macadamia
Vitamin C 0 1.2 Macadamia
Carbs 42.65 13.82 Brunost
Cholesterol 94 0 Macadamia
Vitamin D 0 Macadamia
Iron 0.52 3.69 Macadamia
Calcium 400 85 Brunost
Potassium 1409 368 Brunost
Magnesium 70 130 Macadamia
Sugar 4.57 Brunost
Fiber 0 8.6 Macadamia
Copper 0.08 0.756 Macadamia
Zinc 1.14 1.3 Macadamia
Starch 1.05 Macadamia
Phosphorus 444 188 Brunost
Sodium 600 5 Macadamia
Vitamin A 1113 0 Brunost
Vitamin E 0.54 Macadamia
Vitamin D 0 Macadamia
Vitamin B1 0.315 1.195 Macadamia
Vitamin B2 1.382 0.162 Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813 2.473 Macadamia
Vitamin B5 3.351 0.758 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271 0.275 Macadamia
Vitamin B12 2.42 0 Brunost
Vitamin K
Folate 5 11 Macadamia
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 19.16 12.061 Macadamia
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879 58.877 Macadamia
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938 1.502 Macadamia
Tryptophan 0.135 0.067 Brunost
Threonine 0.393 0.37 Brunost
Isoleucine 0.519 0.314 Brunost
Leucine 0.992 0.602 Brunost
Lysine 0.814 0.018 Brunost
Methionine 0.318 0.023 Brunost
Phenylalanine 0.54 0.665 Macadamia
Valine 0.765 0.363 Brunost
Histidine 0.293 0.195 Brunost
Fructose 0.07 Macadamia

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. Macadamia - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170178/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.