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Mozzarella vs Roquefort - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Mozzarella and Roquefort?

  • Mozzarella is richer in Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Calcium, while Roquefort is higher in Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, and Folate.
  • Roquefort's daily need coverage for Sodium is 78% higher.
  • Roquefort has 2 times less Zinc than Mozzarella. Mozzarella has 3.13mg of Zinc, while Roquefort has 2.08mg.
  • Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol.

We used Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium and Cheese, roquefort 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 Calcium +10.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Zinc +50.5%
Contains more Iron +124%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Copper +25.9%
Equal in Calcium - 662
Equal in Potassium - 91
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 199% 22% 22% 169% 9% 236% 57% 12%
Contains more Calcium +10.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Zinc +50.5%
Contains more Iron +124%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Copper +25.9%
Equal in Calcium - 662
Equal in Potassium - 91

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 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +102.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +511.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55%
Contains more Folate +444.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 3% 9% 0% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 7% 115% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 63% 0% 0% 0% 10% 136% 14% 104% 29% 37% 80% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +102.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +511.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55%
Contains more Folate +444.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mozzarella Roquefort Opinion
Net carbs 3.1g 2g Mozzarella
Protein 27.5g 21.54g Mozzarella
Fats 17.1g 30.64g Roquefort
Carbs 3.1g 2g Mozzarella
Calories 280kcal 369kcal Roquefort
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.23g g Roquefort
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 731mg 662mg Mozzarella
Iron 0.25mg 0.56mg Roquefort
Magnesium 26mg 30mg Roquefort
Phosphorus 524mg 392mg Mozzarella
Potassium 95mg 91mg Mozzarella
Sodium 16mg 1809mg Mozzarella
Zinc 3.13mg 2.08mg Mozzarella
Copper 0.027mg 0.034mg Roquefort
Vitamin A 517IU 1047IU Roquefort
Vitamin E 0.15mg mg Mozzarella
Vitamin D 13IU IU Mozzarella
Vitamin D 0.3µg µg Mozzarella
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.04mg Roquefort
Vitamin B2 0.34mg 0.586mg Roquefort
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 0.734mg Roquefort
Vitamin B5 mg 1.731mg Roquefort
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.124mg Roquefort
Folate 9µg 49µg Roquefort
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 0.64µg Mozzarella
Vitamin K 1.8µg µg Mozzarella
Tryptophan mg 0.303mg Roquefort
Threonine mg 0.965mg Roquefort
Isoleucine mg 1.217mg Roquefort
Leucine mg 2.114mg Roquefort
Lysine mg 1.848mg Roquefort
Methionine mg 0.558mg Roquefort
Phenylalanine mg 1.023mg Roquefort
Valine mg 1.614mg Roquefort
Histidine mg 0.602mg Roquefort
Cholesterol 54mg 90mg Mozzarella
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 10.867g 19.263g Mozzarella
Monounsaturated Fat 4.844g 8.474g Roquefort
Polyunsaturated fat 0.509g 1.32g Roquefort

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mozzarella Roquefort
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
23
Mozzarella
39
Roquefort
Mineral Summary Score
72
Mozzarella
90
Roquefort

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
165%
Mozzarella
129%
Roquefort
Carbohydrates
3%
Mozzarella
2%
Roquefort
Fats
79%
Mozzarella
141%
Roquefort

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 1793mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 8.396g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
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.

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. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/nutrients
  2. Roquefort - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171250/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.