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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 RAE, 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
Contains more Calcium +60.7%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Magnesium +36.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.9%
Contains less Sodium -20.8%
Contains more Zinc +24%
Contains more Copper +13.3%
Equal in Potassium - 91
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 320% 29% 30% 326% 8% 187% 71% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 199% 22% 22% 169% 9% 236% 57% 12%
Contains more Calcium +60.7%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Magnesium +36.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +93.9%
Contains less Sodium -20.8%
Contains more Zinc +24%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 25% 5% 15% 0% 10% 86% 2% 26% 20% 6% 140% 6%
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 +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

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 Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Romano cheese 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
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

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.73g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 14mg)
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.

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.