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Pistachio vs Brunost - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pistachio and Brunost

  • Pistachio has more Copper, Vitamin B6, Manganese, Vitamin B1, and Iron, however Brunost is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Fiber.
  • Pistachio's daily need coverage for Copper is 136% more.
  • Pistachio contains 30 times more Manganese than Brunost. Pistachio contains 1.2mg of Manganese, while Brunost contains 0.04mg.
  • Pistachio contains less Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Nuts, pistachio nuts, raw 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 Iron +653.8%
Contains more Magnesium +72.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Zinc +93%
Contains more Copper +1525%
Contains more Calcium +281%
Contains more Potassium +37.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 444
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 32% 147% 87% 210% 91% 1% 60% 434%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27%
Contains more Iron +653.8%
Contains more Magnesium +72.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Zinc +93%
Contains more Copper +1525%
Contains more Calcium +281%
Contains more Potassium +37.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 444

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +176.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +527.3%
Contains more Folate +920%
Contains more Vitamin A +115.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +763.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 31% 58% 0% 19% 218% 37% 25% 32% 393% 39% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 67% 0% 0% 0% 79% 319% 16% 202% 63% 4% 303% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +176.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +59.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +527.3%
Contains more Folate +920%
Contains more Vitamin A +115.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +763.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pistachio Brunost Opinion
Net carbs 16.57g 42.65g Brunost
Protein 20.16g 9.65g Pistachio
Fats 45.32g 29.51g Pistachio
Carbs 27.17g 42.65g Brunost
Calories 560kcal 466kcal Pistachio
Starch 1.67g g Pistachio
Fructose 0.24g g Pistachio
Sugar 7.66g g Brunost
Fiber 10.6g 0g Pistachio
Calcium 105mg 400mg Brunost
Iron 3.92mg 0.52mg Pistachio
Magnesium 121mg 70mg Pistachio
Phosphorus 490mg 444mg Pistachio
Potassium 1025mg 1409mg Brunost
Sodium 1mg 600mg Pistachio
Zinc 2.2mg 1.14mg Pistachio
Copper 1.3mg 0.08mg Pistachio
Vitamin A 516IU 1113IU Brunost
Vitamin E 2.86mg mg Pistachio
Vitamin D 0IU IU Pistachio
Vitamin D 0µg µg Pistachio
Vitamin C 5.6mg 0mg Pistachio
Vitamin B1 0.87mg 0.315mg Pistachio
Vitamin B2 0.16mg 1.382mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 1.3mg 0.813mg Pistachio
Vitamin B5 0.52mg 3.351mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 1.7mg 0.271mg Pistachio
Folate 51µg 5µg Pistachio
Vitamin B12 0µg 2.42µg Brunost
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.251mg 0.135mg Pistachio
Threonine 0.684mg 0.393mg Pistachio
Isoleucine 0.917mg 0.519mg Pistachio
Leucine 1.604mg 0.992mg Pistachio
Lysine 1.138mg 0.814mg Pistachio
Methionine 0.36mg 0.318mg Pistachio
Phenylalanine 1.092mg 0.54mg Pistachio
Valine 1.249mg 0.765mg Pistachio
Histidine 0.512mg 0.293mg Pistachio
Cholesterol 0mg 94mg Pistachio
Trans Fat 0g g Brunost
Saturated Fat 5.907g 19.16g Pistachio
Monounsaturated Fat 23.257g 7.879g Pistachio
Polyunsaturated fat 14.38g 0.938g Pistachio

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Pistachio Brunost
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
71
Pistachio
87
Brunost
Mineral Summary Score
132
Pistachio
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
121%
Pistachio
58%
Brunost
Carbohydrates
27%
Pistachio
43%
Brunost
Fats
209%
Pistachio
136%
Brunost

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pistachio
Pistachio contains less Sodium (difference - 599mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pistachio
Pistachio is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.253g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pistachio
Pistachio is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.66g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Pistachio - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170184/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.