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Limburger vs Brunost - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Limburger and Brunost

  • Limburger has more Folate, and Calcium, however Brunost is higher in Vitamin B2, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium.
  • Brunost covers your daily Vitamin B2 needs 68% more than Limburger.
  • Brunost contains 12 times less Folate than Limburger. Limburger contains 58µg of Folate, while Brunost contains 5µg.
  • Limburger has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Cheese, limburger 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 Calcium +24.3%
Contains more Zinc +84.2%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Potassium +1000.8%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Copper +281%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 150% 12% 15% 7% 58% 169% 105%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 120% 125% 50% 27% 32% 191% 79%
Contains more Calcium +24.3%
Contains more Zinc +84.2%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Potassium +1000.8%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Copper +281%
Contains more Phosphorus +13%
Contains less Sodium -25%

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 +1060%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +293.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +174.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +414.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +184.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +132.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1113
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 70% 5% 15% 20% 117% 3% 71% 20% 130% 6% 44%
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 Folate +1060%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +293.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +174.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +414.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +184.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +215.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +132.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1113

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
41
Limburger
87
Brunost
Mineral Summary Score
65
Limburger
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
120%
Limburger
58%
Brunost
Carbohydrates
0%
Limburger
43%
Brunost
Fats
126%
Limburger
136%
Brunost

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

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Limburger 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 Cholesterol?
Limburger
Limburger is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Limburger
Limburger is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.414g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brunost
Brunost contains less Sodium (difference - 200mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Limburger Brunost Opinion
Calories 327 466 Brunost
Protein 20.05 9.65 Limburger
Fats 27.25 29.51 Brunost
Vitamin C 0 0
Net carbs 0.49000000953674316 42.650001525878906 Brunost
Carbs 0.49 42.65 Brunost
Cholesterol 90 94 Limburger
Vitamin D 20 Limburger
Iron 0.13 0.52 Brunost
Calcium 497 400 Limburger
Potassium 128 1409 Brunost
Magnesium 21 70 Brunost
Sugar 0.49 Brunost
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.021 0.08 Brunost
Zinc 2.1 1.14 Limburger
Starch
Phosphorus 393 444 Brunost
Sodium 800 600 Brunost
Vitamin A 1155 1113 Limburger
Vitamin E 0.23 Limburger
Vitamin D 0.5 Limburger
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.315 Brunost
Vitamin B2 0.503 1.382 Brunost
Vitamin B3 0.158 0.813 Brunost
Vitamin B5 1.177 3.351 Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.086 0.271 Brunost
Vitamin B12 1.04 2.42 Brunost
Vitamin K 2.3 Limburger
Folate 58 5 Limburger
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 16.746 19.16 Limburger
Monounsaturated Fat 8.606 7.879 Limburger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.495 0.938 Brunost
Tryptophan 0.289 0.135 Limburger
Threonine 0.739 0.393 Limburger
Isoleucine 1.219 0.519 Limburger
Leucine 2.093 0.992 Limburger
Lysine 1.675 0.814 Limburger
Methionine 0.619 0.318 Limburger
Phenylalanine 1.116 0.54 Limburger
Valine 1.439 0.765 Limburger
Histidine 0.578 0.293 Limburger
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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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

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