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Cocoa solids vs Brunost - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cocoa solids and Brunost?

  • Cocoa solids are richer in Copper, Iron, Manganese, Fiber, Magnesium, and Zinc, yet Brunost is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5.
  • Cocoa solids' daily need coverage for Copper is 412% higher.
  • Cocoa solids have 10000000 times more Fiber than Brunost. Cocoa solids have 37g of Fiber, while Brunost has 0g.
  • Cocoa solids contain less Saturated Fat.

We used Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened and Cheese, gjetost 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
Contains more Iron +2565.4%
Contains more Magnesium +612.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.5%
Contains more Zinc +497.4%
Contains more Copper +4635%
Contains more Calcium +212.5%
Equal in Potassium - 1409
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 520% 357% 315% 135% 3% 186% 1263%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27%
Contains more Iron +2565.4%
Contains more Magnesium +612.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.5%
Contains more Zinc +497.4%
Contains more Copper +4635%
Contains more Calcium +212.5%
Equal in Potassium - 1409

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 B3 +168.8%
Contains more Folate +540%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +303.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +473.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1219.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 0% 20% 56% 41% 16% 28% 24% 0% 7%
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 B3 +168.8%
Contains more Folate +540%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +303.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +473.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1219.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cocoa solids Brunost Opinion
Net carbs 20.9g 42.65g Brunost
Protein 19.6g 9.65g Cocoa solids
Fats 13.7g 29.51g Brunost
Carbs 57.9g 42.65g Cocoa solids
Calories 228kcal 466kcal Brunost
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.75g g Brunost
Fiber 37g 0g Cocoa solids
Calcium 128mg 400mg Brunost
Iron 13.86mg 0.52mg Cocoa solids
Magnesium 499mg 70mg Cocoa solids
Phosphorus 734mg 444mg Cocoa solids
Potassium 1524mg 1409mg Cocoa solids
Sodium 21mg 600mg Cocoa solids
Zinc 6.81mg 1.14mg Cocoa solids
Copper 3.788mg 0.08mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin A 0IU 1113IU Brunost
Vitamin E 0.1mg mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin D 0IU IU Cocoa solids
Vitamin D 0µg µg Cocoa solids
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.315mg Brunost
Vitamin B2 0.241mg 1.382mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 2.185mg 0.813mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B5 0.254mg 3.351mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.118mg 0.271mg Brunost
Folate 32µg 5µg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B12 0µg 2.42µg Brunost
Vitamin K 2.5µg µg Cocoa solids
Tryptophan 0.293mg 0.135mg Cocoa solids
Threonine 0.776mg 0.393mg Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.76mg 0.519mg Cocoa solids
Leucine 1.189mg 0.992mg Cocoa solids
Lysine 0.983mg 0.814mg Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.202mg 0.318mg Brunost
Phenylalanine 0.941mg 0.54mg Cocoa solids
Valine 1.177mg 0.765mg Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.339mg 0.293mg Cocoa solids
Cholesterol 0mg 94mg Cocoa solids
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.07g 19.16g Cocoa solids
Monounsaturated Fat 4.57g 7.879g Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44g 0.938g Brunost

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cocoa solids 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
16
Cocoa solids
87
Brunost
Mineral Summary Score
352
Cocoa solids
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
118%
Cocoa solids
58%
Brunost
Carbohydrates
58%
Cocoa solids
43%
Brunost
Fats
63%
Cocoa solids
136%
Brunost

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids contains less Sodium (difference - 579mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 11.09g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is cheaper?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.75g)
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. Cocoa solids - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169593/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.