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Chocolate vs Brunost - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chocolate and Brunost

  • Chocolate has more Copper, Iron, and Manganese, while Brunost has more Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, Calcium, and Phosphorus.
  • Chocolate covers your daily need of Copper 105% more than Brunost.
  • Chocolate contains 35 times more Manganese than Brunost. While Chocolate contains 1.419mg of Manganese, Brunost contains only 0.04mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Chocolate is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids 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 Iron +1442.3%
Contains more Magnesium +108.6%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +76.3%
Contains more Copper +1185%
Contains more Calcium +614.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +115.5%
Contains more Potassium +152.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27%
Contains more Iron +1442.3%
Contains more Magnesium +108.6%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +76.3%
Contains more Copper +1185%
Contains more Calcium +614.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +115.5%
Contains more Potassium +152.1%

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 Vitamin A +2126%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2664%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1028.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +545.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +952.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 21%
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 Vitamin A +2126%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2664%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1028.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +545.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +952.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Brunost Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 42.65g Chocolate
Protein 4.88g 9.65g Brunost
Fats 31.28g 29.51g Chocolate
Carbs 61.17g 42.65g Chocolate
Calories 546kcal 466kcal Chocolate
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Chocolate
Sugar 47.9g g Brunost
Fiber 7g 0g Chocolate
Calcium 56mg 400mg Brunost
Iron 8.02mg 0.52mg Chocolate
Magnesium 146mg 70mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 206mg 444mg Brunost
Potassium 559mg 1409mg Brunost
Sodium 24mg 600mg Chocolate
Zinc 2.01mg 1.14mg Chocolate
Copper 1.028mg 0.08mg Chocolate
Vitamin A 50IU 1113IU Brunost
Vitamin E 0.54mg mg Chocolate
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C mg 0mg Brunost
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.315mg Brunost
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 1.382mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.725mg 0.813mg Brunost
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 3.351mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.271mg Brunost
Folate µg 5µg Brunost
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 2.42µg Brunost
Vitamin K 8.1µg µg Chocolate
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
Cholesterol 8mg 94mg Chocolate
Trans Fat 0.112g g Brunost
Saturated Fat 18.519g 19.16g Chocolate
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 7.879g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092g 0.938g Chocolate

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chocolate Brunost
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
10
Chocolate
87
Brunost
Mineral Summary Score
120
Chocolate
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
29%
Chocolate
58%
Brunost
Carbohydrates
61%
Chocolate
43%
Brunost
Fats
144%
Chocolate
136%
Brunost

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chocolate
Chocolate contains less Sodium (difference - 576mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 86mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.641g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chocolate
Chocolate is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 47.9g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brunost
Brunost is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/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.