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Brunost vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Brunost and Sesame

  • Brunost has more Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5, however Sesame has more Copper, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B12, Magnesium, Zinc, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Sesame is 445% higher.
  • Sesame has 67 times less Vitamin B5 than Brunost. Brunost has 3.351mg of Vitamin B5, while Sesame has 0.05mg.
  • Sesame is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Cheese, gjetost and Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried.

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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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Sesame
Contains more Potassium +201.1%
Contains more Iron +2698.1%
Contains more Calcium +143.8%
Contains more Magnesium +401.4%
Contains more Copper +5002.5%
Contains more Zinc +579.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 120% 125% 50% 27% 32% 191% 79%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 546% 293% 42% 251% 1361% 212% 270% 2%
Contains more Potassium +201.1%
Contains more Iron +2698.1%
Contains more Calcium +143.8%
Contains more Magnesium +401.4%
Contains more Copper +5002.5%
Contains more Zinc +579.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%

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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Sesame
Contains more Vitamin A +12266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +459.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6602%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +151.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +455.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +191.5%
Contains more Folate +1840%
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% 1% 5% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 0% 0% 73%
Contains more Vitamin A +12266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +459.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6602%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +151.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +455.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +191.5%
Contains more Folate +1840%

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
50
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
372
Sesame

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
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
23%
Sesame
Fats
136%
Brunost
229%
Sesame

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

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Brunost Sesame
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?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 589mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.203g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Brunost
Brunost is cheaper (difference - $1)
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 Sesame Opinion
Calories 466 573 Sesame
Protein 9.65 17.73 Sesame
Fats 29.51 49.67 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 42.65 23.45 Brunost
Cholesterol 94 0 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 Sesame
Iron 0.52 14.55 Sesame
Calcium 400 975 Sesame
Potassium 1409 468 Brunost
Magnesium 70 351 Sesame
Sugar 0.3 Brunost
Fiber 0 11.8 Sesame
Copper 0.08 4.082 Sesame
Zinc 1.14 7.75 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 444 629 Sesame
Sodium 600 11 Sesame
Vitamin A 1113 9 Brunost
Vitamin E 0.25 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 Sesame
Vitamin B1 0.315 0.791 Sesame
Vitamin B2 1.382 0.247 Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813 4.515 Sesame
Vitamin B5 3.351 0.05 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271 0.79 Sesame
Vitamin B12 2.42 0 Brunost
Vitamin K 0 Sesame
Folate 5 97 Sesame
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 19.16 6.957 Sesame
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879 18.759 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938 21.773 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.135 0.388 Sesame
Threonine 0.393 0.736 Sesame
Isoleucine 0.519 0.763 Sesame
Leucine 0.992 1.358 Sesame
Lysine 0.814 0.569 Brunost
Methionine 0.318 0.586 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.54 0.94 Sesame
Valine 0.765 0.99 Sesame
Histidine 0.293 0.522 Sesame
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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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.