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Brunost vs Pistachio - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Brunost and Pistachio

  • Brunost has more Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B5, however Pistachio is richer in Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Iron and Fiber.
  • Pistachio's daily need coverage for Copper is 136% more.
  • Brunost contains 9 times more Vitamin B2 than Pistachio. Brunost contains 1.382mg of Vitamin B2, while Pistachio contains 0.16mg.
  • Pistachio contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cheese, gjetost and Nuts, pistachio 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 +281%
Contains more Potassium +37.5%
Contains more Iron +653.8%
Contains more Magnesium +72.9%
Contains more Copper +1525%
Contains more Zinc +93%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 120% 125% 50% 27% 32% 191% 79%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 147% 32% 91% 87% 434% 60% 210% 1%
Contains more Calcium +281%
Contains more Potassium +37.5%
Contains more Iron +653.8%
Contains more Magnesium +72.9%
Contains more Copper +1525%
Contains more Zinc +93%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%

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 +115.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +763.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +176.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +527.3%
Contains more Folate +920%
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 19% 31% 58% 0% 218% 37% 25% 32% 393% 0% 0% 39%
Contains more Vitamin A +115.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +763.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +176.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +527.3%
Contains more Folate +920%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
87
Brunost
71
Pistachio
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
132
Pistachio

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 the food
Protein
58%
Brunost
121%
Pistachio
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
27%
Pistachio
Fats
136%
Brunost
209%
Pistachio

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Brunost Pistachio
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Brunost Pistachio
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?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pistachio
Pistachio contains less Sodium (difference - 599mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.253g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Pistachio
Pistachio is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brunost
Brunost contains less Sugars (difference - 7.66g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Brunost Pistachio Opinion
Calories 466 560 Pistachio
Protein 9.65 20.16 Pistachio
Fats 29.51 45.32 Pistachio
Vitamin C 0 5.6 Pistachio
Carbs 42.65 27.17 Brunost
Cholesterol 94 0 Pistachio
Vitamin D 0 Pistachio
Iron 0.52 3.92 Pistachio
Calcium 400 105 Brunost
Potassium 1409 1025 Brunost
Magnesium 70 121 Pistachio
Sugars 7.66 Brunost
Fiber 0 10.6 Pistachio
Copper 0.08 1.3 Pistachio
Zinc 1.14 2.2 Pistachio
Starch 1.67 Pistachio
Phosphorus 444 490 Pistachio
Sodium 600 1 Pistachio
Vitamin A 1113 516 Brunost
Vitamin E 2.86 Pistachio
Vitamin D 0 Pistachio
Vitamin B1 0.315 0.87 Pistachio
Vitamin B2 1.382 0.16 Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813 1.3 Pistachio
Vitamin B5 3.351 0.52 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271 1.7 Pistachio
Vitamin B12 2.42 0 Brunost
Vitamin K
Folate 5 51 Pistachio
Trans Fat 0 Brunost
Saturated Fat 19.16 5.907 Pistachio
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879 23.257 Pistachio
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938 14.38 Pistachio
Tryptophan 0.135 0.251 Pistachio
Threonine 0.393 0.684 Pistachio
Isoleucine 0.519 0.917 Pistachio
Leucine 0.992 1.604 Pistachio
Lysine 0.814 1.138 Pistachio
Methionine 0.318 0.36 Pistachio
Phenylalanine 0.54 1.092 Pistachio
Valine 0.765 1.249 Pistachio
Histidine 0.293 0.512 Pistachio
Fructose 0.24 Pistachio

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 of 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. Pistachio - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170184/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.