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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 B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin A RAE, however Pigeon pea is richer in Folate, Copper, Manganese, Fiber, and Iron.
  • Pigeon pea's daily need coverage for Folate is 113% more.
  • Brunost contains 10000000 times more Vitamin B12 than Pigeon pea. Brunost contains 2.42µg of Vitamin B12, while Pigeon pea contains 0µg.
  • 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 less Sodium -97.2%
Contains more Zinc +142.1%
Contains more Copper +1221.3%
Equal in Potassium - 1392
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 197% 131% 158% 123% 3% 76% 353%
Contains more Calcium +207.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +21%
Contains more Iron +905.8%
Contains more Magnesium +161.4%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Contains more Zinc +142.1%
Contains more Copper +1221.3%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 67% 0% 0% 0% 79% 319% 16% 202% 63% 4% 303% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 161% 44% 56% 76% 66% 342% 0% 0%
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

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brunost Pigeon pea Opinion
Net carbs 42.65g 47.78g Pigeon pea
Protein 9.65g 21.7g Pigeon pea
Fats 29.51g 1.49g Brunost
Carbs 42.65g 62.78g Pigeon pea
Calories 466kcal 343kcal Brunost
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 15g Pigeon pea
Calcium 400mg 130mg Brunost
Iron 0.52mg 5.23mg Pigeon pea
Magnesium 70mg 183mg Pigeon pea
Phosphorus 444mg 367mg Brunost
Potassium 1409mg 1392mg Brunost
Sodium 600mg 17mg Pigeon pea
Zinc 1.14mg 2.76mg Pigeon pea
Copper 0.08mg 1.057mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin A 1113IU 28IU Brunost
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Pigeon pea
Vitamin D µg 0µg Pigeon pea
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.315mg 0.643mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B2 1.382mg 0.187mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813mg 2.965mg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B5 3.351mg 1.266mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271mg 0.283mg Pigeon pea
Folate 5µg 456µg Pigeon pea
Vitamin B12 2.42µg 0µg Brunost
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.212mg Pigeon pea
Threonine 0.393mg 0.767mg Pigeon pea
Isoleucine 0.519mg 0.785mg Pigeon pea
Leucine 0.992mg 1.549mg Pigeon pea
Lysine 0.814mg 1.521mg Pigeon pea
Methionine 0.318mg 0.243mg Brunost
Phenylalanine 0.54mg 1.858mg Pigeon pea
Valine 0.765mg 0.937mg Pigeon pea
Histidine 0.293mg 0.774mg Pigeon pea
Cholesterol 94mg 0mg Pigeon pea
Trans Fat g 0g Brunost
Saturated Fat 19.16g 0.33g Pigeon pea
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879g 0.012g Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938g 0.814g Brunost

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Brunost Pigeon pea
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pigeon pea
Pigeon pea contains less Sodium (difference - 583mg)
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 - 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.

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.