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Roquefort vs Parmigiano-Reggiano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Roquefort and Parmigiano-Reggiano

  • Roquefort has more Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, and Folate, however Parmigiano-Reggiano is higher in Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Calcium, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 68% more than Roquefort.
  • Roquefort has 5 times more Vitamin B5 than Parmigiano-Reggiano. While Roquefort has 1.731mg of Vitamin B5, Parmigiano-Reggiano has only 0.325mg.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cheese, roquefort and Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat.

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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 +67.5%
Contains more Iron +60.7%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +86%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains less Sodium -15.5%
Contains more Zinc +86.1%
Contains more Copper +600%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 199% 22% 22% 169% 9% 236% 57% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 333% 34% 28% 313% 12% 200% 106% 80%
Contains more Calcium +67.5%
Contains more Iron +60.7%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +86%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains less Sodium -15.5%
Contains more Zinc +86.1%
Contains more Copper +600%

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 +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +543.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +432.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +153.1%
Contains more Folate +390%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +253.1%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 37% 4% 12% 0% 8% 113% 3% 20% 12% 8% 283% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +543.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +432.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +153.1%
Contains more Folate +390%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +253.1%

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 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Roquefort Parmigiano-Reggiano Opinion
Net carbs 2g 1.37g Roquefort
Protein 21.54g 20g Roquefort
Fats 30.64g 20g Roquefort
Carbs 2g 1.37g Roquefort
Calories 369kcal 265kcal Roquefort
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Roquefort
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 662mg 1109mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 0.56mg 0.9mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Magnesium 30mg 38mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phosphorus 392mg 729mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 91mg 125mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sodium 1809mg 1529mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Zinc 2.08mg 3.87mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Copper 0.034mg 0.238mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin A 1047IU 605IU Roquefort
Vitamin E mg 0.17mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D IU 15IU Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D µg 0.4µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.029mg Roquefort
Vitamin B2 0.586mg 0.486mg Roquefort
Vitamin B3 0.734mg 0.114mg Roquefort
Vitamin B5 1.731mg 0.325mg Roquefort
Vitamin B6 0.124mg 0.049mg Roquefort
Folate 49µg 10µg Roquefort
Vitamin B12 0.64µg 2.26µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K µg 1.7µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Tryptophan 0.303mg 0.24mg Roquefort
Threonine 0.965mg 1.519mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.217mg 1.2mg Roquefort
Leucine 2.114mg 2.983mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 1.848mg 2.459mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.558mg 0.369mg Roquefort
Phenylalanine 1.023mg 1.604mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.614mg 1.498mg Roquefort
Histidine 0.602mg 0.752mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Cholesterol 90mg 88mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 19.263g 13.317g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Monounsaturated Fat 8.474g 6.098g Roquefort
Polyunsaturated fat 1.32g 0.462g Roquefort

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Roquefort Parmigiano-Reggiano
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
39
Roquefort
42
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Mineral Summary Score
90
Roquefort
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano

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
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbohydrates
2%
Roquefort
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats
141%
Roquefort
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano contains less Sodium (difference - 280mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.946g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parmigiano-Reggiano
Parmigiano-Reggiano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
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. Parmigiano-Reggiano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173452/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.