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Mozzarella vs Brunost - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Mozzarella and Brunost different?

  • Mozzarella is richer in Calcium, and Zinc, while Brunost is higher in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin A, and Vitamin B6.
  • Brunost covers your daily need of Vitamin B2 80% more than Mozzarella.
  • Mozzarella contains 3 times more Zinc than Brunost. Mozzarella contains 3.13mg of Zinc, while Brunost contains 1.14mg.
  • Mozzarella is lower in Saturated Fat.

Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium and Cheese, gjetost types were used in this article.

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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 +82.8%
Contains more Zinc +174.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +18%
Contains less Sodium -97.3%
Contains more Iron +108%
Contains more Potassium +1383.2%
Contains more Magnesium +169.2%
Contains more Copper +196.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 220% 9% 19% 9% 86% 225% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 120% 125% 50% 27% 32% 191% 79%
Contains more Calcium +82.8%
Contains more Zinc +174.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +18%
Contains less Sodium -97.3%
Contains more Iron +108%
Contains more Potassium +1383.2%
Contains more Magnesium +169.2%
Contains more Copper +196.3%

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 Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin A +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +306.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +577.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +238.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +163%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 32% 3% 9% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 115% 5% 7%
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%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin A +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +306.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +577.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +238.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +163%

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.
Mozzarella Brunost
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mozzarella Brunost Opinion
Calories 280kcal 466kcal Brunost
Protein 27.5g 9.65g Mozzarella
Fats 17.1g 29.51g Brunost
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 3.1g 42.65g Brunost
Carbs 3.1g 42.65g Brunost
Cholesterol 54mg 94mg Mozzarella
Vitamin D 13IU IU Mozzarella
Iron 0.25mg 0.52mg Brunost
Calcium 731mg 400mg Mozzarella
Potassium 95mg 1409mg Brunost
Magnesium 26mg 70mg Brunost
Sugar 1.23g g Brunost
Fiber 0g 0g
Copper 0.027mg 0.08mg Brunost
Zinc 3.13mg 1.14mg Mozzarella
Starch g g
Phosphorus 524mg 444mg Mozzarella
Sodium 16mg 600mg Mozzarella
Vitamin A 517IU 1113IU Brunost
Vitamin E 0.15mg mg Mozzarella
Vitamin D 0.3µg µg Mozzarella
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.315mg Brunost
Vitamin B2 0.34mg 1.382mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 0.813mg Brunost
Vitamin B5 mg 3.351mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.271mg Brunost
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 2.42µg Brunost
Vitamin K 1.8µg µg Mozzarella
Folate 9µg 5µg Mozzarella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 10.867g 19.16g Mozzarella
Monounsaturated Fat 4.844g 7.879g Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 0.509g 0.938g Brunost
Tryptophan mg 0.135mg Brunost
Threonine mg 0.393mg Brunost
Isoleucine mg 0.519mg Brunost
Leucine mg 0.992mg Brunost
Lysine mg 0.814mg Brunost
Methionine mg 0.318mg Brunost
Phenylalanine mg 0.54mg Brunost
Valine mg 0.765mg Brunost
Histidine mg 0.293mg Brunost
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Mozzarella Brunost
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
23
Mozzarella
87
Brunost
Mineral Summary Score
72
Mozzarella
80
Brunost

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
165%
Mozzarella
58%
Brunost
Carbohydrates
3%
Mozzarella
43%
Brunost
Fats
79%
Mozzarella
136%
Brunost

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 40mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 584mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.293g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
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. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/nutrients
  2. Brunost - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171240/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.