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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, 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
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Contains more Iron +57.7%
Contains more Copper +236.3%
Contains less Sodium -59.8%
Contains more Calcium +7900%
Contains more Potassium +1045.5%
Contains more Magnesium +141.4%
Contains more Zinc +56.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +552.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 2% 11% 21% 90% 20% 30% 32%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 120% 125% 50% 27% 32% 191% 79%
Contains more Iron +57.7%
Contains more Copper +236.3%
Contains less Sodium -59.8%
Contains more Calcium +7900%
Contains more Potassium +1045.5%
Contains more Magnesium +141.4%
Contains more Zinc +56.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +552.9%

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 Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 0% 5% 14% 5% 0% 23% 0% 3% 3%
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 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 Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +66.7%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
18%
Macaroon
58%
Brunost
Carbohydrates
61%
Macaroon
43%
Brunost
Fats
104%
Macaroon
136%
Brunost

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Macaroon Brunost
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Macaroon
Macaroon is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Macaroon
Macaroon contains less Sodium (difference - 359mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Macaroon
Macaroon is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brunost
Brunost contains less Sugars (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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Macaroon Brunost Opinion
Calories 460 466 Brunost
Protein 3.02 9.65 Brunost
Fats 22.55 29.51 Brunost
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 61.22 42.65 Macaroon
Cholesterol 0 94 Macaroon
Vitamin D 0 Macaroon
Iron 0.82 0.52 Macaroon
Calcium 5 400 Brunost
Potassium 123 1409 Brunost
Magnesium 29 70 Brunost
Sugars 45.16 Brunost
Fiber 5.1 0 Macaroon
Copper 0.269 0.08 Macaroon
Zinc 0.73 1.14 Brunost
Starch
Phosphorus 68 444 Brunost
Sodium 241 600 Macaroon
Vitamin A 0 1113 Brunost
Vitamin E 0.19 Macaroon
Vitamin D 0 Macaroon
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.315 Brunost
Vitamin B2 0.06 1.382 Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.22 0.813 Brunost
Vitamin B5 3.351 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.096 0.271 Brunost
Vitamin B12 0 2.42 Brunost
Vitamin K 1.1 Macaroon
Folate 3 5 Brunost
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 20.099 19.16 Brunost
Monounsaturated Fat 1.61 7.879 Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81 0.938 Brunost
Tryptophan 0.135 Brunost
Threonine 0.393 Brunost
Isoleucine 0.519 Brunost
Leucine 0.992 Brunost
Lysine 0.814 Brunost
Methionine 0.318 Brunost
Phenylalanine 0.54 Brunost
Valine 0.765 Brunost
Histidine 0.293 Brunost
Fructose

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 of 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.