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Gouda cheese vs Limburger - 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 Iron +84.6%
Contains more Calcium +40.8%
Contains more Magnesium +38.1%
Contains more Copper +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.9%
Equal in Potassium - 128
Equal in Sodium - 800
Contains more Iron +84.6%
Contains more Calcium +40.8%
Contains more Magnesium +38.1%
Contains more Copper +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.9%
Equal in Potassium - 128
Equal in Sodium - 800

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 B12 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +105.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +246.2%
Contains more Folate, total +176.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.23
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.086
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.3
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +105.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +246.2%
Contains more Folate, total +176.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.23
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.086
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.3

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
27
Limburger
Mineral Summary Score
74
Gouda cheese
55
Limburger

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
120%
Limburger
Carbohydrates
2%
Gouda cheese
0%
Limburger
Fats
127%
Gouda cheese
126%
Limburger

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 Limburger
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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Gouda cheese Limburger
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 Cholesterol?
Limburger
Limburger is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Limburger
Limburger contains less Sugars (difference - 1.73g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Limburger
Limburger contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Limburger
Limburger is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.868g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Limburger
Limburger is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Gouda cheese
Gouda cheese is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gouda cheese
Gouda cheese is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)

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 Limburger Opinion
Calories 356 327 Gouda cheese
Protein 24.94 20.05 Gouda cheese
Fats 27.44 27.25 Gouda cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2.22 0.49 Gouda cheese
Cholesterol 114 90 Limburger
Vitamin D 20 20
Iron 0.24 0.13 Gouda cheese
Calcium 700 497 Gouda cheese
Potassium 121 128 Limburger
Magnesium 29 21 Gouda cheese
Sugars 2.22 0.49 Gouda cheese
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.036 0.021 Gouda cheese
Zinc 3.9 2.1 Gouda cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 546 393 Gouda cheese
Sodium 819 800 Limburger
Vitamin A 563 1155 Limburger
Vitamin E 0.24 0.23 Gouda cheese
Vitamin D 0.5 0.5
Vitamin B1 0.03 0.08 Limburger
Vitamin B2 0.334 0.503 Limburger
Vitamin B3 0.063 0.158 Limburger
Vitamin B5 0.34 1.177 Limburger
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.086 Limburger
Vitamin B12 1.54 1.04 Gouda cheese
Vitamin K 2.3 2.3
Folate, total 21 58 Limburger
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 17.614 16.746 Limburger
Monounsaturated Fat 7.747 8.606 Limburger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.657 0.495 Gouda cheese
Tryptophan 0.352 0.289 Gouda cheese
Threonine 0.93 0.739 Gouda cheese
Isoleucine 1.306 1.219 Gouda cheese
Leucine 2.564 2.093 Gouda cheese
Lysine 2.654 1.675 Gouda cheese
Methionine 0.719 0.619 Gouda cheese
Phenylalanine 1.431 1.116 Gouda cheese
Valine 1.806 1.439 Gouda cheese
Histidine 1.032 0.578 Gouda cheese
Fructose

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. Limburger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171243/nutrients

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