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Brunost vs Walnut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Brunost and Walnut?

  • Brunost is richer in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, and Calcium, yet Walnut is richer in Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B12, and Iron.
  • Walnut's daily need coverage for Copper is 167% higher.
  • Brunost has 334 times more Vitamin A RAE than Walnut. Brunost has 334µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Walnut has 1µg.
  • Walnut contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Cheese, gjetost and Nuts, walnuts, english types in this comparison.

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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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Walnut
Contains more Calcium +308.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.3%
Contains more Potassium +219.5%
Contains more Iron +459.6%
Contains more Magnesium +125.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Zinc +171.1%
Contains more Copper +1882.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 110% 113% 149% 39% 1% 85% 529%
Contains more Calcium +308.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.3%
Contains more Potassium +219.5%
Contains more Iron +459.6%
Contains more Magnesium +125.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Zinc +171.1%
Contains more Copper +1882.5%

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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Walnut
Contains more Vitamin A +5465%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +821.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +487.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.2%
Contains more Folate +1860%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.341
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% 14% 0% 5% 86% 35% 22% 35% 124% 74% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +5465%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +821.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +487.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.2%
Contains more Folate +1860%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.341

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brunost Walnut Opinion
Net carbs 42.65g 7.01g Brunost
Protein 9.65g 15.23g Walnut
Fats 29.51g 65.21g Walnut
Carbs 42.65g 13.71g Brunost
Calories 466kcal 654kcal Walnut
Starch g 0.06g Walnut
Fructose g 0.09g Walnut
Sugar g 2.61g Brunost
Fiber 0g 6.7g Walnut
Calcium 400mg 98mg Brunost
Iron 0.52mg 2.91mg Walnut
Magnesium 70mg 158mg Walnut
Phosphorus 444mg 346mg Brunost
Potassium 1409mg 441mg Brunost
Sodium 600mg 2mg Walnut
Zinc 1.14mg 3.09mg Walnut
Copper 0.08mg 1.586mg Walnut
Vitamin A 1113IU 20IU Brunost
Vitamin E mg 0.7mg Walnut
Vitamin D IU 0IU Walnut
Vitamin D µg 0µg Walnut
Vitamin C 0mg 1.3mg Walnut
Vitamin B1 0.315mg 0.341mg Walnut
Vitamin B2 1.382mg 0.15mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.813mg 1.125mg Walnut
Vitamin B5 3.351mg 0.57mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.271mg 0.537mg Walnut
Folate 5µg 98µg Walnut
Vitamin B12 2.42µg 0µg Brunost
Vitamin K µg 2.7µg Walnut
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.17mg Walnut
Threonine 0.393mg 0.596mg Walnut
Isoleucine 0.519mg 0.625mg Walnut
Leucine 0.992mg 1.17mg Walnut
Lysine 0.814mg 0.424mg Brunost
Methionine 0.318mg 0.236mg Brunost
Phenylalanine 0.54mg 0.711mg Walnut
Valine 0.765mg 0.753mg Brunost
Histidine 0.293mg 0.391mg Walnut
Cholesterol 94mg 0mg Walnut
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 19.16g 6.126g Walnut
Monounsaturated Fat 7.879g 8.933g Walnut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.938g 47.174g Walnut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Brunost Walnut
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
33
Walnut
Mineral Summary Score
80
Brunost
131
Walnut

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
91%
Walnut
Carbohydrates
43%
Brunost
14%
Walnut
Fats
136%
Brunost
301%
Walnut

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Walnut
Walnut contains less Sodium (difference - 598mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Walnut
Walnut is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Walnut
Walnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.034g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Walnut
Walnut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Walnut
Walnut is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.61g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brunost
Brunost is cheaper (difference - $2)
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.

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. Walnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170187/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.