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Brunost vs Flax - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Brunost and Flax

  • Brunost is higher in Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5, however Flax is richer in Copper, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin B12, Magnesium, and Iron.
  • Flax's daily need coverage for Copper is 127% higher.
  • Brunost has 9 times more Vitamin B2 than Flax. While Brunost has 1.382mg of Vitamin B2, Flax has only 0.161mg.
  • Flax has less Saturated Fat.

The food types used in this comparison are Cheese, gjetost and Seeds, flaxseed.

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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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Flax
Contains more Calcium +56.9%
Contains more Potassium +73.3%
Contains more Iron +1001.9%
Contains more Magnesium +460%
Contains more Copper +1425%
Contains more Zinc +280.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.6%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 120% 125% 50% 27% 32% 191% 79%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 215% 77% 72% 280% 407% 119% 276% 4%
Contains more Calcium +56.9%
Contains more Potassium +73.3%
Contains more Iron +1001.9%
Contains more Magnesium +460%
Contains more Copper +1425%
Contains more Zinc +280.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.6%
Contains less Sodium -95%

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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Flax
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +758.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +421.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +278.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.5%
Contains more Folate +1640%
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 2% 0% 7% 0% 411% 38% 58% 60% 110% 0% 11% 66%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +758.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +240.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +421.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +278.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.5%
Contains more Folate +1640%

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
63
Flax
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
181
Flax

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
110%
Flax
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
29%
Flax
Fats
136%
Brunost
195%
Flax

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

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Brunost Flax
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?
Flax
Flax is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flax
Flax contains less Sodium (difference - 570mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Flax
Flax is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.497g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Flax
Flax is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.55g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brunost Flax Opinion
Calories 466 534 Flax
Protein 9.65 18.29 Flax
Fats 29.51 42.16 Flax
Vitamin C 0 0.6 Flax
Net carbs 42.650001525878906 1.5800000429153442 Brunost
Carbs 42.65 28.88 Brunost
Cholesterol 94 0 Flax
Vitamin D 0 Flax
Iron 0.52 5.73 Flax
Calcium 400 255 Brunost
Potassium 1409 813 Brunost
Magnesium 70 392 Flax
Sugar 1.55 Brunost
Fiber 0 27.3 Flax
Copper 0.08 1.22 Flax
Zinc 1.14 4.34 Flax
Starch
Phosphorus 444 642 Flax
Sodium 600 30 Flax
Vitamin A 1113 0 Brunost
Vitamin E 0.31 Flax
Vitamin D 0 Flax
Vitamin B1 0.315 1.644 Flax
Vitamin B2 1.382 0.161 Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813 3.08 Flax
Vitamin B5 3.351 0.985 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271 0.473 Flax
Vitamin B12 2.42 0 Brunost
Vitamin K 4.3 Flax
Folate 5 87 Flax
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 19.16 3.663 Flax
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879 7.527 Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938 28.73 Flax
Tryptophan 0.135 0.297 Flax
Threonine 0.393 0.766 Flax
Isoleucine 0.519 0.896 Flax
Leucine 0.992 1.235 Flax
Lysine 0.814 0.862 Flax
Methionine 0.318 0.37 Flax
Phenylalanine 0.54 0.957 Flax
Valine 0.765 1.072 Flax
Histidine 0.293 0.472 Flax
Fructose 0 Flax

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. Flax - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169414/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.