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Gouda cheese vs Brunost - In-Depth Nutrition 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
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Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Zinc +242.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +23%
Contains more Iron +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +1064.5%
Contains more Magnesium +141.4%
Contains more Copper +122.2%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%
Contains more Calcium +75%
Contains more Zinc +242.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +23%
Contains more Iron +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +1064.5%
Contains more Magnesium +141.4%
Contains more Copper +122.2%
Contains less Sodium -26.7%

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, total +320%
Contains more Vitamin A +97.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +950%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +313.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1190.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +885.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +238.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +57.1%
Contains more Folate, total +320%
Contains more Vitamin A +97.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +950%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +313.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1190.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +885.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +238.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +57.1%

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
19
Gouda cheese
50
Brunost
Mineral Summary Score
74
Gouda cheese
68
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
150%
Gouda cheese
58%
Brunost
Carbohydrates
2%
Gouda cheese
43%
Brunost
Fats
127%
Gouda cheese
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.
Gouda cheese Brunost
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Gouda cheese Brunost
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Gouda cheese
Gouda cheese is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.546g)
Which food is cheaper?
Gouda cheese
Gouda cheese is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 20mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brunost
Brunost contains less Sugars (difference - 2.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brunost
Brunost contains less Sodium (difference - 219mg)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Gouda cheese Brunost Opinion
Calories 356 466 Brunost
Protein 24.94 9.65 Gouda cheese
Fats 27.44 29.51 Brunost
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2.22 42.65 Brunost
Cholesterol 114 94 Brunost
Vitamin D 20 Gouda cheese
Iron 0.24 0.52 Brunost
Calcium 700 400 Gouda cheese
Potassium 121 1409 Brunost
Magnesium 29 70 Brunost
Sugars 2.22 Gouda cheese
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.036 0.08 Brunost
Zinc 3.9 1.14 Gouda cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 546 444 Gouda cheese
Sodium 819 600 Brunost
Vitamin A 563 1113 Brunost
Vitamin E 0.24 Gouda cheese
Vitamin D 0.5 Gouda cheese
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.315 Brunost
Vitamin B2 0.334 1.382 Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.063 0.813 Brunost
Vitamin B5 0.34 3.351 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.271 Brunost
Vitamin B12 1.54 2.42 Brunost
Vitamin K 2.3 Gouda cheese
Folate, total 21 5 Gouda cheese
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 17.614 19.16 Gouda cheese
Monounsaturated Fat 7.747 7.879 Brunost
Polyunsaturated fat 0.657 0.938 Brunost
Tryptophan 0.352 0.135 Gouda cheese
Threonine 0.93 0.393 Gouda cheese
Isoleucine 1.306 0.519 Gouda cheese
Leucine 2.564 0.992 Gouda cheese
Lysine 2.654 0.814 Gouda cheese
Methionine 0.719 0.318 Gouda cheese
Phenylalanine 1.431 0.54 Gouda cheese
Valine 1.806 0.765 Gouda cheese
Histidine 1.032 0.293 Gouda cheese
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Gouda cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171241/nutrients
  2. Brunost - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171240/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.