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Roquefort vs Swiss cheese - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Roquefort and Swiss cheese different?

  • Roquefort is higher in Vitamin B5, Vitamin B2, Folate, and Iron, however Swiss cheese is richer in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Phosphorus, Calcium, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 from Swiss cheese is 101% higher.
  • Roquefort contains 10 times more Sodium than Swiss cheese. While Roquefort contains 1809mg of Sodium, Swiss cheese contains only 187mg.

Cheese, roquefort and Cheese, swiss are the varieties used 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 Iron +330.8%
Contains more Potassium +26.4%
Contains more Calcium +34.4%
Contains more Copper +38.2%
Contains more Zinc +110.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 33
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 199% 9% 22% 12% 57% 169% 236%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 5% 267% 7% 24% 16% 120% 246% 25%
Contains more Iron +330.8%
Contains more Potassium +26.4%
Contains more Calcium +34.4%
Contains more Copper +38.2%
Contains more Zinc +110.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 33

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 B1 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1046.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +390.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.6%
Contains more Folate +390%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +378.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1047
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% 63% 12% 0% 3% 70% 2% 22% 17% 383% 4% 8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1046.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +390.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.6%
Contains more Folate +390%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +378.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1047

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
48
Swiss cheese
Mineral Summary Score
90
Roquefort
88
Swiss 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
162%
Swiss cheese
Carbohydrates
2%
Roquefort
1%
Swiss cheese
Fats
141%
Roquefort
143%
Swiss cheese

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

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Roquefort Swiss cheese
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 contains less Sodium?
Swiss cheese
Swiss cheese contains less Sodium (difference - 1622mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Swiss cheese
Swiss cheese is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.036g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (27)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($3.6)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Roquefort Swiss cheese Opinion
Calories 369 393 Swiss cheese
Protein 21.54 26.96 Swiss cheese
Fats 30.64 30.99 Swiss cheese
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 2 1.44 Roquefort
Cholesterol 90 93 Roquefort
Vitamin D 0 Swiss cheese
Iron 0.56 0.13 Roquefort
Calcium 662 890 Swiss cheese
Potassium 91 72 Roquefort
Magnesium 30 33 Swiss cheese
Sugar 0 Roquefort
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.034 0.047 Swiss cheese
Zinc 2.08 4.37 Swiss cheese
Starch
Phosphorus 392 574 Swiss cheese
Sodium 1809 187 Swiss cheese
Vitamin A 1047 1047
Vitamin E 0.6 Swiss cheese
Vitamin D 0 Swiss cheese
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.011 Roquefort
Vitamin B2 0.586 0.302 Roquefort
Vitamin B3 0.734 0.064 Roquefort
Vitamin B5 1.731 0.353 Roquefort
Vitamin B6 0.124 0.071 Roquefort
Vitamin B12 0.64 3.06 Swiss cheese
Vitamin K 1.4 Swiss cheese
Folate 49 10 Roquefort
Trans Fat 0.987 Roquefort
Saturated Fat 19.263 18.227 Swiss cheese
Monounsaturated Fat 8.474 8.046 Roquefort
Polyunsaturated fat 1.32 1.341 Swiss cheese
Tryptophan 0.303 0.401 Swiss cheese
Threonine 0.965 1.038 Swiss cheese
Isoleucine 1.217 1.537 Swiss cheese
Leucine 2.114 2.959 Swiss cheese
Lysine 1.848 2.585 Swiss cheese
Methionine 0.558 0.784 Swiss cheese
Phenylalanine 1.023 1.662 Swiss cheese
Valine 1.614 2.139 Swiss cheese
Histidine 0.602 1.065 Swiss cheese
Fructose 0 Swiss cheese

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. Swiss cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171251/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.