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Romano cheese vs Roquefort - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Romano cheese and Roquefort?

  • Romano cheese is higher in Phosphorus, Calcium, and Vitamin B12, however Roquefort is richer in Vitamin B5, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, and Folate.
  • Romano cheese's daily need coverage for Phosphorus is 53% more.
  • Roquefort contains 2 times less Vitamin B12 than Romano cheese. Romano cheese contains 1.12µg of Vitamin B12, while Roquefort contains 0.64µg.
  • Romano cheese has less Saturated Fat.

We used Cheese, romano and Cheese, roquefort types 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
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Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Calcium +60.7%
Contains more Magnesium +36.7%
Contains more Zinc +24%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.9%
Contains less Sodium -20.8%
Contains more Copper +13.3%
Equal in Potassium - 91
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 29% 320% 8% 30% 10% 71% 326% 187%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 199% 9% 22% 12% 57% 169% 236%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Calcium +60.7%
Contains more Magnesium +36.7%
Contains more Zinc +24%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.9%
Contains less Sodium -20.8%
Contains more Copper +13.3%
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 +75%
Contains more Vitamin A +152.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +58.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +853.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +308.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.9%
Contains more Folate +600%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 25% 5% 15% 10% 86% 2% 26% 20% 140% 6% 6%
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 +75%
Contains more Vitamin A +152.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +58.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +853.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +308.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.9%
Contains more Folate +600%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04

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
28
Romano cheese
39
Roquefort
Mineral Summary Score
122
Romano cheese
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
191%
Romano cheese
129%
Roquefort
Carbohydrates
4%
Romano cheese
2%
Roquefort
Fats
124%
Romano cheese
141%
Roquefort

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

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Romano cheese 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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.73g)
Which food is cheaper?
Roquefort
Roquefort is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese contains less Sodium (difference - 376mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Romano cheese
Romano cheese is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.148g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Romano cheese Roquefort Opinion
Calories 387 369 Romano cheese
Protein 31.8 21.54 Romano cheese
Fats 26.94 30.64 Roquefort
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.63 2 Romano cheese
Cholesterol 104 90 Roquefort
Vitamin D 20 Romano cheese
Iron 0.77 0.56 Romano cheese
Calcium 1064 662 Romano cheese
Potassium 86 91 Roquefort
Magnesium 41 30 Romano cheese
Sugar 0.73 Roquefort
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.03 0.034 Roquefort
Zinc 2.58 2.08 Romano cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 760 392 Romano cheese
Sodium 1433 1809 Romano cheese
Vitamin A 415 1047 Roquefort
Vitamin E 0.23 Romano cheese
Vitamin D 0.5 Romano cheese
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.04 Roquefort
Vitamin B2 0.37 0.586 Roquefort
Vitamin B3 0.077 0.734 Roquefort
Vitamin B5 0.424 1.731 Roquefort
Vitamin B6 0.085 0.124 Roquefort
Vitamin B12 1.12 0.64 Romano cheese
Vitamin K 2.2 Romano cheese
Folate 7 49 Roquefort
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 17.115 19.263 Romano cheese
Monounsaturated Fat 7.838 8.474 Roquefort
Polyunsaturated fat 0.593 1.32 Roquefort
Tryptophan 0.429 0.303 Romano cheese
Threonine 1.171 0.965 Romano cheese
Isoleucine 1.685 1.217 Romano cheese
Leucine 3.071 2.114 Romano cheese
Lysine 2.941 1.848 Romano cheese
Methionine 0.852 0.558 Romano cheese
Phenylalanine 1.71 1.023 Romano cheese
Valine 2.183 1.614 Romano cheese
Histidine 1.231 0.602 Romano cheese
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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. Romano cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171249/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.