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Roquefort vs Ricotta - In-Depth Nutrition 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
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Contains more Iron +47.4%
Contains more Calcium +219.8%
Contains more Magnesium +172.7%
Contains more Copper +61.9%
Contains more Zinc +79.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +148.1%
Contains more Potassium +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Iron +47.4%
Contains more Calcium +219.8%
Contains more Magnesium +172.7%
Contains more Copper +61.9%
Contains more Zinc +79.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +148.1%
Contains more Potassium +15.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%

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 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +605.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +712.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +188.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +88.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +605.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +712.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +188.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +88.2%

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
24
Roquefort
9
Ricotta
Mineral Summary Score
79
Roquefort
21
Ricotta

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
68%
Ricotta
Carbohydrates
2%
Roquefort
3%
Ricotta
Fats
141%
Roquefort
60%
Ricotta

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 Ricotta
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Roquefort
Roquefort is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Roquefort
Roquefort contains less Sugars (difference - 0.27g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Roquefort
Roquefort is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Ricotta
Ricotta is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 39mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ricotta
Ricotta contains less Sodium (difference - 1725mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Ricotta
Ricotta is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.968g)
Which food is cheaper?
Ricotta
Ricotta is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)

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 Ricotta Opinion
Calories 369 174 Roquefort
Protein 21.54 11.26 Roquefort
Fats 30.64 12.98 Roquefort
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2 3.04 Ricotta
Cholesterol 90 51 Ricotta
Vitamin D 10 Ricotta
Iron 0.56 0.38 Roquefort
Calcium 662 207 Roquefort
Potassium 91 105 Ricotta
Magnesium 30 11 Roquefort
Sugars 0.27 Ricotta
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.034 0.021 Roquefort
Zinc 2.08 1.16 Roquefort
Starch
Phosphorus 392 158 Roquefort
Sodium 1809 84 Ricotta
Vitamin A 1047 445 Roquefort
Vitamin E 0.11 Ricotta
Vitamin D 0.2 Ricotta
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.013 Roquefort
Vitamin B2 0.586 0.195 Roquefort
Vitamin B3 0.734 0.104 Roquefort
Vitamin B5 1.731 0.213 Roquefort
Vitamin B6 0.124 0.043 Roquefort
Vitamin B12 0.64 0.34 Roquefort
Vitamin K 1.1 Ricotta
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 19.263 8.295 Ricotta
Monounsaturated Fat 8.474 3.627 Roquefort
Polyunsaturated fat 1.32 0.385 Roquefort
Tryptophan 0.303 0.125 Roquefort
Threonine 0.965 0.517 Roquefort
Isoleucine 1.217 0.589 Roquefort
Leucine 2.114 1.221 Roquefort
Lysine 1.848 1.338 Roquefort
Methionine 0.558 0.281 Roquefort
Phenylalanine 1.023 0.556 Roquefort
Valine 1.614 0.692 Roquefort
Histidine 0.602 0.459 Roquefort
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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