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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 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
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Contains more Calcium +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +50.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Iron +124%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Copper +25.9%
Equal in Calcium - 662
Equal in Potassium - 91
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 220% 9% 19% 9% 86% 225% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 199% 9% 22% 12% 57% 169% 236%
Contains more Calcium +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +50.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 32% 3% 9% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 115% 5% 7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 63% 0% 0% 10% 136% 14% 104% 29% 80% 0% 37%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
165%
Mozzarella
129%
Roquefort
Carbohydrates
3%
Mozzarella
2%
Roquefort
Fats
79%
Mozzarella
141%
Roquefort

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Mozzarella Roquefort
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Mozzarella Roquefort
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 contains less Sugars?
Roquefort
Roquefort contains less Sugars (difference - 1.23g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 36mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 1793mg)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Mozzarella Roquefort Opinion
Calories 280 369 Roquefort
Protein 27.5 21.54 Mozzarella
Fats 17.1 30.64 Roquefort
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.1 2 Mozzarella
Cholesterol 54 90 Mozzarella
Vitamin D 13 Mozzarella
Iron 0.25 0.56 Roquefort
Calcium 731 662 Mozzarella
Potassium 95 91 Mozzarella
Magnesium 26 30 Roquefort
Sugars 1.23 Roquefort
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.027 0.034 Roquefort
Zinc 3.13 2.08 Mozzarella
Starch
Phosphorus 524 392 Mozzarella
Sodium 16 1809 Mozzarella
Vitamin A 517 1047 Roquefort
Vitamin E 0.15 Mozzarella
Vitamin D 0.3 Mozzarella
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.04 Roquefort
Vitamin B2 0.34 0.586 Roquefort
Vitamin B3 0.12 0.734 Roquefort
Vitamin B5 1.731 Roquefort
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.124 Roquefort
Vitamin B12 0.92 0.64 Mozzarella
Vitamin K 1.8 Mozzarella
Folate 9 49 Roquefort
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 10.867 19.263 Mozzarella
Monounsaturated Fat 4.844 8.474 Roquefort
Polyunsaturated fat 0.509 1.32 Roquefort
Tryptophan 0.303 Roquefort
Threonine 0.965 Roquefort
Isoleucine 1.217 Roquefort
Leucine 2.114 Roquefort
Lysine 1.848 Roquefort
Methionine 0.558 Roquefort
Phenylalanine 1.023 Roquefort
Valine 1.614 Roquefort
Histidine 0.602 Roquefort
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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 of 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.