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Macaroon vs Brunost - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Macaroon and Brunost

  • Macaroon has more Copper, however Brunost is richer in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B1, and Fiber.
  • Brunost covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 102% more than Macaroon.
  • Brunost has 3 times less Copper than Macaroon. Macaroon has 0.269mg of Copper, while Brunost has 0.08mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cookies, coconut macaroon 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 +57.7%
Contains less Sodium -59.8%
Contains more Copper +236.3%
Contains more Calcium +7900%
Contains more Magnesium +141.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +552.9%
Contains more Potassium +1045.5%
Contains more Zinc +56.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 31% 21% 30% 11% 32% 20% 90%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27%
Contains more Iron +57.7%
Contains less Sodium -59.8%
Contains more Copper +236.3%
Contains more Calcium +7900%
Contains more Magnesium +141.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +552.9%
Contains more Potassium +1045.5%
Contains more Zinc +56.2%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2203.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +269.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.3%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
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% 4% 0% 0% 5% 14% 5% 0% 23% 3% 0% 3%
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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2203.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +269.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.3%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
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.
Macaroon Brunost
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Macaroon Brunost Opinion
Net carbs 56.12g 42.65g Macaroon
Protein 3.02g 9.65g Brunost
Fats 22.55g 29.51g Brunost
Carbs 61.22g 42.65g Macaroon
Calories 460kcal 466kcal Brunost
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 45.16g g Brunost
Fiber 5.1g 0g Macaroon
Calcium 5mg 400mg Brunost
Iron 0.82mg 0.52mg Macaroon
Magnesium 29mg 70mg Brunost
Phosphorus 68mg 444mg Brunost
Potassium 123mg 1409mg Brunost
Sodium 241mg 600mg Macaroon
Zinc 0.73mg 1.14mg Brunost
Copper 0.269mg 0.08mg Macaroon
Vitamin A 0IU 1113IU Brunost
Vitamin E 0.19mg mg Macaroon
Vitamin D 0IU IU Macaroon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Macaroon
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.315mg Brunost
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 1.382mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 0.813mg Brunost
Vitamin B5 mg 3.351mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.271mg Brunost
Folate 3µg 5µg Brunost
Vitamin B12 0µg 2.42µg Brunost
Vitamin K 1.1µg µg Macaroon
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 0mg 94mg Macaroon
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 20.099g 19.16g Brunost
Monounsaturated Fat 1.61g 7.879g Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g 0.938g Brunost

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Macaroon 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
4
Macaroon
87
Brunost
Mineral Summary Score
29
Macaroon
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
18%
Macaroon
58%
Brunost
Carbohydrates
61%
Macaroon
43%
Brunost
Fats
104%
Macaroon
136%
Brunost

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Macaroon
Macaroon contains less Sodium (difference - 359mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 45.16g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.939g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brunost
Brunost is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brunost
Brunost is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Macaroon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171847/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.