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Roquefort vs Romano cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Roquefort and Romano cheese?

  • Roquefort is higher in Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, and Folate, however Romano cheese is richer in Phosphorus, Calcium, and Vitamin B12.
  • Romano cheese's daily need coverage for Phosphorus is 53% more.
  • Romano cheese contains 7 times less Folate than Roquefort. Roquefort contains 49µg of Folate, while Romano cheese contains 7µg.
  • Romano cheese has less Sodium.

We used Cheese, roquefort and Cheese, romano 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 Copper +13.3%
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%
Equal in Potassium - 86
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 199% 22% 22% 169% 9% 236% 57% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 320% 29% 30% 326% 8% 187% 71% 10%
Contains more Copper +13.3%
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%
Equal in Potassium - 86

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 +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%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +75%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.037
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 25% 5% 15% 0% 10% 86% 2% 26% 20% 6% 140% 6%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +75%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.037

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Roquefort Romano cheese
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
28
Romano cheese
Mineral Summary Score
90
Roquefort
122
Romano cheese

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
191%
Romano cheese
Carbohydrates
2%
Roquefort
4%
Romano cheese
Fats
141%
Roquefort
124%
Romano cheese

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. Roquefort - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171250/nutrients
  2. Romano cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171249/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.