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Brunost vs. Pigeon pea — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Brunost and Pigeon pea

  • Brunost has more Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Vitamin A RAE, Calcium, and Potassium, while Pigeon pea has more Fiber.
  • Brunost covers your daily need of Vitamin B2 102% more than Pigeon pea.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Pigeon pea is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cheese, gjetost and Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +830.2%
Contains more Magnesium +52.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +273.1%
Contains more Potassium +266.9%
Contains more Zinc +26.7%
Contains more Selenium +400%
Contains more Iron +113.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Contains more Copper +236.3%
Contains more Manganese +1152.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27% 6% 80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 42% 33% 51% 34% 1% 25% 90% 66% 16%
Contains more Calcium +830.2%
Contains more Magnesium +52.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +273.1%
Contains more Potassium +266.9%
Contains more Zinc +26.7%
Contains more Selenium +400%
Contains more Iron +113.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Contains more Copper +236.3%
Contains more Manganese +1152.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +37000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2242.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +950.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +442%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +2120%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.781
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 67% 0% 0% 0% 79% 319% 16% 202% 63% 4% 303% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 37% 14% 15% 20% 12% 84% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +37000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2242.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +950.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +442%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +2120%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.781

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +42.8%
Contains more Fats +7665.8%
Contains more Carbs +83.4%
Contains more Other +348.1%
Contains more Water +410%
10% 30% 43% 13% 5%
Protein: 9.65 g
Fats: 29.51 g
Carbs: 42.65 g
Water: 13.44 g
Other: 4.75 g
7% 23% 69%
Protein: 6.76 g
Fats: 0.38 g
Carbs: 23.25 g
Water: 68.55 g
Other: 1.06 g
Contains more Protein +42.8%
Contains more Fats +7665.8%
Contains more Carbs +83.4%
Contains more Other +348.1%
Contains more Water +410%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +262533.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +357.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.6%
68% 28% 3%
Saturated Fat: 19.16 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7.879 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.938 g
29% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.083 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.003 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.205 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +262533.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +357.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Brunost Pigeon pea
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brunost Pigeon pea Opinion
Net carbs 42.65g 16.55g Brunost
Protein 9.65g 6.76g Brunost
Fats 29.51g 0.38g Brunost
Carbs 42.65g 23.25g Brunost
Calories 466kcal 121kcal Brunost
Fiber 0g 6.7g Pigeon pea
Calcium 400mg 43mg Brunost
Iron 0.52mg 1.11mg Pigeon pea
Magnesium 70mg 46mg Brunost
Phosphorus 444mg 119mg Brunost
Potassium 1409mg 384mg Brunost
Sodium 600mg 5mg Pigeon pea
Zinc 1.14mg 0.9mg Brunost
Copper 0.08mg 0.269mg Pigeon pea
Manganese 0.04mg 0.501mg Pigeon pea
Selenium 14.5µg 2.9µg Brunost
Vitamin A 1113IU 3IU Brunost
Vitamin A RAE 334µg 0µg Brunost
Vitamin B1 0.315mg 0.146mg Brunost
Vitamin B2 1.382mg 0.059mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813mg 0.781mg Brunost
Vitamin B5 3.351mg 0.319mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271mg 0.05mg Brunost
Folate 5µg 111µg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 2.42µg 0µg Brunost
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.066mg Brunost
Threonine 0.393mg 0.239mg Brunost
Isoleucine 0.519mg 0.245mg Brunost
Leucine 0.992mg 0.483mg Brunost
Lysine 0.814mg 0.474mg Brunost
Methionine 0.318mg 0.076mg Brunost
Phenylalanine 0.54mg 0.579mg Pigeon pea
Valine 0.765mg 0.292mg Brunost
Histidine 0.293mg 0.241mg Brunost
Cholesterol 94mg 0mg Pigeon pea
Saturated Fat 19.16g 0.083g Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879g 0.003g Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938g 0.205g Brunost

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brunost Pigeon pea
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
81%
Brunost
14%
Pigeon pea
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
72%
Brunost
37%
Pigeon pea

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 595mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 19.077g)
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 is richer in minerals?
Brunost
Brunost is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brunost
Brunost is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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/172437/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.