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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, 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
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Contains more Calcium +73.3%
Contains more Zinc +58.8%
Contains more Iron +421.4%
Contains more Potassium +336.3%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Copper +447.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains less Sodium -83%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 199% 9% 22% 12% 57% 169% 236%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 110% 115% 36% 28% 62% 36% 210% 41%
Contains more Calcium +73.3%
Contains more Zinc +58.8%
Contains more Iron +421.4%
Contains more Potassium +336.3%
Contains more Magnesium +30%
Contains more Copper +447.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains less Sodium -83%

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 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% 7% 41% 144% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 1118% 7% 8%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
129%
Roquefort
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
2%
Roquefort
0%
Sardine
Fats
141%
Roquefort
53%
Sardine

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Roquefort Sardine
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 Cholesterol?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 52mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Roquefort
Roquefort contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is cheaper?
Roquefort
Roquefort is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Roquefort Sardine Opinion
Calories 369 208 Roquefort
Protein 21.54 24.62 Sardine
Fats 30.64 11.45 Roquefort
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2 0 Roquefort
Cholesterol 90 142 Roquefort
Vitamin D 193 Sardine
Iron 0.56 2.92 Sardine
Calcium 662 382 Roquefort
Potassium 91 397 Sardine
Magnesium 30 39 Sardine
Sugars 0 Roquefort
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.034 0.186 Sardine
Zinc 2.08 1.31 Roquefort
Starch
Phosphorus 392 490 Sardine
Sodium 1809 307 Sardine
Vitamin A 1047 108 Roquefort
Vitamin E 2.04 Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8 Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.08 Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.586 0.227 Roquefort
Vitamin B3 0.734 5.245 Sardine
Vitamin B5 1.731 0.642 Roquefort
Vitamin B6 0.124 0.167 Sardine
Vitamin B12 0.64 8.94 Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6 Sardine
Folate 49 10 Roquefort
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 19.263 1.528 Sardine
Monounsaturated Fat 8.474 3.869 Roquefort
Polyunsaturated fat 1.32 5.148 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.303 0.276 Roquefort
Threonine 0.965 1.079 Sardine
Isoleucine 1.217 1.134 Roquefort
Leucine 2.114 2.001 Roquefort
Lysine 1.848 2.26 Sardine
Methionine 0.558 0.729 Sardine
Phenylalanine 1.023 0.961 Roquefort
Valine 1.614 1.268 Roquefort
Histidine 0.602 0.725 Sardine
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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 of 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.