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Roquefort vs Brunost - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Roquefort and Brunost

  • Roquefort has more Calcium, and Folate, however Brunost is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium.
  • Brunost covers your daily Vitamin B12 needs 74% more than Roquefort.
  • Brunost has 10 times less Folate than Roquefort. Roquefort has 49µg of Folate, while Brunost has 5µg.
  • Brunost contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cheese, roquefort and Cheese, gjetost.

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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 +65.5%
Contains more Zinc +82.5%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +1448.4%
Contains less Sodium -66.8%
Contains more Copper +135.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.52
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 199% 22% 22% 169% 9% 236% 57% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27%
Contains more Calcium +65.5%
Contains more Zinc +82.5%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +1448.4%
Contains less Sodium -66.8%
Contains more Copper +135.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.52

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 +880%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +687.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +135.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +278.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1113
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 63% 0% 0% 0% 10% 136% 14% 104% 29% 37% 80% 0%
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%
Contains more Folate +880%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +687.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +135.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +278.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1113

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Roquefort Brunost Opinion
Net carbs 2g 42.65g Brunost
Protein 21.54g 9.65g Roquefort
Fats 30.64g 29.51g Roquefort
Carbs 2g 42.65g Brunost
Calories 369kcal 466kcal Brunost
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 662mg 400mg Roquefort
Iron 0.56mg 0.52mg Roquefort
Magnesium 30mg 70mg Brunost
Phosphorus 392mg 444mg Brunost
Potassium 91mg 1409mg Brunost
Sodium 1809mg 600mg Brunost
Zinc 2.08mg 1.14mg Roquefort
Copper 0.034mg 0.08mg Brunost
Vitamin A 1047IU 1113IU Brunost
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.315mg Brunost
Vitamin B2 0.586mg 1.382mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.734mg 0.813mg Brunost
Vitamin B5 1.731mg 3.351mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.124mg 0.271mg Brunost
Folate 49µg 5µg Roquefort
Vitamin B12 0.64µg 2.42µg Brunost
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.303mg 0.135mg Roquefort
Threonine 0.965mg 0.393mg Roquefort
Isoleucine 1.217mg 0.519mg Roquefort
Leucine 2.114mg 0.992mg Roquefort
Lysine 1.848mg 0.814mg Roquefort
Methionine 0.558mg 0.318mg Roquefort
Phenylalanine 1.023mg 0.54mg Roquefort
Valine 1.614mg 0.765mg Roquefort
Histidine 0.602mg 0.293mg Roquefort
Cholesterol 90mg 94mg Roquefort
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 19.263g 19.16g Brunost
Monounsaturated Fat 8.474g 7.879g Roquefort
Polyunsaturated fat 1.32g 0.938g Roquefort

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Roquefort Brunost
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
39
Roquefort
87
Brunost
Mineral Summary Score
90
Roquefort
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
129%
Roquefort
58%
Brunost
Carbohydrates
2%
Roquefort
43%
Brunost
Fats
141%
Roquefort
136%
Brunost

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brunost
Brunost contains less Sodium (difference - 1209mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.103g)
Which food is cheaper?
Brunost
Brunost is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brunost
Brunost is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

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. Roquefort - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171250/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.