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Brunost vs Pigeon pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Brunost and Pigeon pea

  • Brunost has more Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin A, however Pigeon pea is richer in Folate, Copper, Vitamin B12, Manganese, Fiber, and Iron.
  • Pigeon pea's daily need coverage for Folate is 113% more.
  • Brunost contains 334 times more Vitamin A than Pigeon pea. Brunost contains 334µg of Vitamin A, while Pigeon pea contains 1µg.
  • Pigeon pea contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cheese, gjetost and Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, 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
Contains more Calcium +207.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +21%
Contains more Iron +905.8%
Contains more Magnesium +161.4%
Contains more Copper +1221.3%
Contains more Zinc +142.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Equal in Potassium - 1392
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 120% 125% 50% 27% 32% 191% 79%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 197% 39% 123% 131% 353% 76% 158% 3%
Contains more Calcium +207.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +21%
Contains more Iron +905.8%
Contains more Magnesium +161.4%
Contains more Copper +1221.3%
Contains more Zinc +142.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Equal in Potassium - 1392

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 +3875%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +639%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +264.7%
Contains more Folate +9020%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.283
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% 2% 0% 0% 161% 44% 56% 76% 66% 0% 0% 342%
Contains more Vitamin A +3875%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +639%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +264.7%
Contains more Folate +9020%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.283

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
62
Pigeon pea
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
134
Pigeon pea

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
130%
Pigeon pea
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
63%
Pigeon pea
Fats
136%
Brunost
7%
Pigeon pea

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

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Brunost Pigeon pea
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?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 583mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.83g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 Pigeon pea Opinion
Calories 466 343 Brunost
Protein 9.65 21.7 Pigeon pea
Fats 29.51 1.49 Brunost
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 42.65 62.78 Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 94 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin D 0 Pigeon pea
Iron 0.52 5.23 Pigeon pea
Calcium 400 130 Brunost
Potassium 1409 1392 Brunost
Magnesium 70 183 Pigeon pea
Sugar
Fiber 0 15 Pigeon pea
Copper 0.08 1.057 Pigeon pea
Zinc 1.14 2.76 Pigeon pea
Starch
Phosphorus 444 367 Brunost
Sodium 600 17 Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 1113 28 Brunost
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B1 0.315 0.643 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 1.382 0.187 Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813 2.965 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 3.351 1.266 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271 0.283 Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 2.42 0 Brunost
Vitamin K
Folate 5 456 Pigeon pea
Trans Fat 0 Brunost
Saturated Fat 19.16 0.33 Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879 0.012 Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938 0.814 Brunost
Tryptophan 0.135 0.212 Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.393 0.767 Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.519 0.785 Pigeon pea
Leucine 0.992 1.549 Pigeon pea
Lysine 0.814 1.521 Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.318 0.243 Brunost
Phenylalanine 0.54 1.858 Pigeon pea
Valine 0.765 0.937 Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.293 0.774 Pigeon pea
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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. Pigeon pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172436/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.