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Peanut butter vs Brunost - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Peanut butter and Brunost different?

  • Peanut butter is higher in Vitamin B3, Manganese, and Copper, however Brunost is richer in Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Brunost is 101% higher.
  • Peanut butter contains 42 times more Manganese than Brunost. While Peanut butter contains 1.665mg of Manganese, Brunost contains only 0.04mg.
  • Peanut butter has less Saturated Fat.

Peanut butter, smooth style, without salt and Cheese, gjetost are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +234.6%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Contains more Zinc +120.2%
Contains more Copper +427.5%
Contains more Calcium +716.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.5%
Contains more Potassium +152.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 66% 120% 144% 50% 3% 69% 141%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 120% 20% 50% 191% 125% 79% 32% 27%
Contains more Iron +234.6%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Contains more Zinc +120.2%
Contains more Copper +427.5%
Contains more Calcium +716.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.5%
Contains more Potassium +152.5%

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 B3 +1512.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.7%
Contains more Folate +1640%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +619.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194.7%
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 0% 182% 0% 0% 38% 45% 246% 69% 102% 66% 0% 1%
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 B3 +1512.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.7%
Contains more Folate +1640%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +619.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194.7%
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.
Peanut butter Brunost
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peanut butter Brunost Opinion
Net carbs 17.31g 42.65g Brunost
Protein 22.21g 9.65g Peanut butter
Fats 51.36g 29.51g Peanut butter
Carbs 22.31g 42.65g Brunost
Calories 598kcal 466kcal Peanut butter
Starch 3.56g g Peanut butter
Fructose 0.12g g Peanut butter
Sugar 10.49g g Brunost
Fiber 5g 0g Peanut butter
Calcium 49mg 400mg Brunost
Iron 1.74mg 0.52mg Peanut butter
Magnesium 168mg 70mg Peanut butter
Phosphorus 335mg 444mg Brunost
Potassium 558mg 1409mg Brunost
Sodium 17mg 600mg Peanut butter
Zinc 2.51mg 1.14mg Peanut butter
Copper 0.422mg 0.08mg Peanut butter
Vitamin A 0IU 1113IU Brunost
Vitamin E 9.1mg mg Peanut butter
Vitamin D 0IU IU Peanut butter
Vitamin D 0µg µg Peanut butter
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.315mg Brunost
Vitamin B2 0.192mg 1.382mg Brunost
Vitamin B3 13.112mg 0.813mg Peanut butter
Vitamin B5 1.137mg 3.351mg Brunost
Vitamin B6 0.441mg 0.271mg Peanut butter
Folate 87µg 5µg Peanut butter
Vitamin B12 0µg 2.42µg Brunost
Vitamin K 0.3µg µg Peanut butter
Tryptophan 0.231mg 0.135mg Peanut butter
Threonine 0.525mg 0.393mg Peanut butter
Isoleucine 0.616mg 0.519mg Peanut butter
Leucine 1.546mg 0.992mg Peanut butter
Lysine 0.681mg 0.814mg Brunost
Methionine 0.265mg 0.318mg Brunost
Phenylalanine 1.202mg 0.54mg Peanut butter
Valine 0.782mg 0.765mg Peanut butter
Histidine 0.557mg 0.293mg Peanut butter
Cholesterol 0mg 94mg Peanut butter
Trans Fat 0.075g g Brunost
Saturated Fat 10.325g 19.16g Peanut butter
Monounsaturated Fat 25.941g 7.879g Peanut butter
Polyunsaturated fat 12.535g 0.938g Peanut butter

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Peanut butter Brunost
Low Fats diet ok
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
62
Peanut butter
87
Brunost
Mineral Summary Score
76
Peanut butter
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
133%
Peanut butter
58%
Brunost
Carbohydrates
22%
Peanut butter
43%
Brunost
Fats
237%
Peanut butter
136%
Brunost

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter contains less Sodium (difference - 583mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 94mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.835g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Peanut butter
Peanut butter is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brunost
Brunost is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.49g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

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. Peanut butter - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172470/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.