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Roquefort vs Mozzarella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Roquefort and Mozzarella?

  • Roquefort is richer in Vitamin B2, Vitamin A, and Folate, while Mozzarella is higher in Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Calcium.
  • Roquefort's daily need coverage for Sodium is 78% higher.
  • Mozzarella has 5 times less Folate than Roquefort. Roquefort has 49µg of Folate, while Mozzarella has 9µg.
  • Mozzarella is lower in Sodium.

We used Cheese, roquefort and Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium 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 Iron +124%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Copper +25.9%
Contains more Calcium +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +50.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Equal in Potassium - 95
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 199% 9% 22% 12% 57% 169% 236%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 220% 9% 19% 9% 86% 225% 3%
Contains more Iron +124%
Contains more Magnesium +15.4%
Contains more Copper +25.9%
Contains more Calcium +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +50.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Equal in Potassium - 95

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.8%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +43.8%

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.
Roquefort Mozzarella
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Sugar (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 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. Roquefort - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171250/nutrients
  2. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/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.