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Roquefort vs Sardine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Roquefort and Sardine?

  • Roquefort is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5, however Sardine is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Iron, and Vitamin B3.
  • Sardine's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 346% more.
  • Sardine contains 13 times less Saturated Fat than Roquefort. Roquefort contains 19.263g of Saturated Fat, while Sardine contains 1.528g.

We used Cheese, roquefort and Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone 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 +73.3%
Contains more Zinc +58.8%
Contains more Iron +421.4%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Potassium +336.3%
Contains less Sodium -83%
Contains more Copper +447.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 199% 22% 22% 169% 9% 236% 57% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 110% 28% 210% 36% 41% 36% 62%
Contains more Calcium +73.3%
Contains more Zinc +58.8%
Contains more Iron +421.4%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Potassium +336.3%
Contains less Sodium -83%
Contains more Copper +447.1%

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 +869.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +169.6%
Contains more Folate +390%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +614.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1296.9%
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 7% 41% 144% 0% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 8% 1118% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +869.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +169.6%
Contains more Folate +390%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +614.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1296.9%

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 Sardine
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Roquefort Sardine Opinion
Net carbs 2g 0g Roquefort
Protein 21.54g 24.62g Sardine
Fats 30.64g 11.45g Roquefort
Carbs 2g 0g Roquefort
Calories 369kcal 208kcal Roquefort
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Roquefort
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 662mg 382mg Roquefort
Iron 0.56mg 2.92mg Sardine
Magnesium 30mg 39mg Sardine
Phosphorus 392mg 490mg Sardine
Potassium 91mg 397mg Sardine
Sodium 1809mg 307mg Sardine
Zinc 2.08mg 1.31mg Roquefort
Copper 0.034mg 0.186mg Sardine
Vitamin A 1047IU 108IU Roquefort
Vitamin E mg 2.04mg Sardine
Vitamin D IU 193IU Sardine
Vitamin D µg 4.8µg Sardine
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.08mg Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.586mg 0.227mg Roquefort
Vitamin B3 0.734mg 5.245mg Sardine
Vitamin B5 1.731mg 0.642mg Roquefort
Vitamin B6 0.124mg 0.167mg Sardine
Folate 49µg 10µg Roquefort
Vitamin B12 0.64µg 8.94µg Sardine
Vitamin K µg 2.6µg Sardine
Tryptophan 0.303mg 0.276mg Roquefort
Threonine 0.965mg 1.079mg Sardine
Isoleucine 1.217mg 1.134mg Roquefort
Leucine 2.114mg 2.001mg Roquefort
Lysine 1.848mg 2.26mg Sardine
Methionine 0.558mg 0.729mg Sardine
Phenylalanine 1.023mg 0.961mg Roquefort
Valine 1.614mg 1.268mg Roquefort
Histidine 0.602mg 0.725mg Sardine
Cholesterol 90mg 142mg Roquefort
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 19.263g 1.528g Sardine
Monounsaturated Fat 8.474g 3.869g Roquefort
Polyunsaturated fat 1.32g 5.148g Sardine

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Roquefort Sardine
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
131
Sardine
Mineral Summary Score
90
Roquefort
79
Sardine

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
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
2%
Roquefort
0%
Sardine
Fats
141%
Roquefort
53%
Sardine

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sardine
Sardine contains less Sodium (difference - 1502mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.735g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sardine
Sardine is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 52mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Roquefort
Roquefort is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
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. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/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.