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Limburger vs Gouda cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Limburger and Gouda cheese?

  • Limburger is richer in Vitamin A, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, and Folate, yet Gouda cheese is richer in Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Calcium, and Zinc.
  • Gouda cheese's daily need coverage for Phosphorus is 22% higher.
  • Limburger has 3 times more Vitamin B5 than Gouda cheese. Limburger has 1.177mg of Vitamin B5, while Gouda cheese has 0.34mg.
  • Limburger contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Cheese, limburger and Cheese, gouda types in this 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
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 - 121
Equal in Sodium - 819
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 150% 12% 15% 7% 58% 169% 105%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 210% 11% 21% 12% 107% 234% 107%
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 - 121
Equal in Sodium - 819

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 +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 +176.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.1%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.24
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.3
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 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% 34% 5% 15% 8% 78% 2% 21% 19% 193% 6% 16%
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 +176.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +48.1%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.24
Equal in Vitamin D - 0.5
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.08
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.3

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 Gouda cheese
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Limburger Gouda cheese
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
41
Limburger
33
Gouda cheese
Mineral Summary Score
65
Limburger
89
Gouda cheese

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
150%
Gouda cheese
Carbohydrates
0%
Limburger
2%
Gouda cheese
Fats
126%
Limburger
127%
Gouda cheese

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Limburger
Limburger is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Limburger
Limburger is lower in Sugar (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)

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. Gouda cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171241/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.