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Sardine vs Roquefort - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Sardine and Roquefort?

  • Sardine is higher in Vitamin B12, Selenium, Iron and Vitamin B3, however Roquefort is richer in Vitamin A, Calcium, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin B5.
  • Sardine's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 346% more.
  • Roquefort contains 7 times less Vitamin B3 than Sardine. Sardine contains 5.245mg of Vitamin B3, while Roquefort contains 0.734mg.
  • Sardine has less Sodium.

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

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 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +614.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1296.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +869.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +169.6%
Contains more Folate +390%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +614.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +34.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +1296.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +869.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +169.6%
Contains more Folate +390%

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
131
Sardine
39
Roquefort
Mineral Summary Score
79
Sardine
90
Roquefort

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
148%
Sardine
129%
Roquefort
Carbohydrates
0%
Sardine
2%
Roquefort
Fats
53%
Sardine
141%
Roquefort

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.
Sardine Roquefort
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
Sardine Roquefort
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 Sardine Roquefort Opinion
Calories 208 369 Roquefort
Protein 24.62 21.54 Sardine
Fats 11.45 30.64 Roquefort
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 2 Roquefort
Cholesterol 142 90 Roquefort
Vitamin D 193 Sardine
Iron 2.92 0.56 Sardine
Calcium 382 662 Roquefort
Potassium 397 91 Sardine
Magnesium 39 30 Sardine
Sugars 0 Roquefort
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.186 0.034 Sardine
Zinc 1.31 2.08 Roquefort
Starch
Phosphorus 490 392 Sardine
Sodium 307 1809 Sardine
Vitamin A 108 1047 Roquefort
Vitamin E 2.04 Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8 Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.04 Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.227 0.586 Roquefort
Vitamin B3 5.245 0.734 Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.642 1.731 Roquefort
Vitamin B6 0.167 0.124 Sardine
Vitamin B12 8.94 0.64 Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6 Sardine
Folate 10 49 Roquefort
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.528 19.263 Sardine
Monounsaturated Fat 3.869 8.474 Roquefort
Polyunsaturated fat 5.148 1.32 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.276 0.303 Roquefort
Threonine 1.079 0.965 Sardine
Isoleucine 1.134 1.217 Roquefort
Leucine 2.001 2.114 Roquefort
Lysine 2.26 1.848 Sardine
Methionine 0.729 0.558 Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.961 1.023 Roquefort
Valine 1.268 1.614 Roquefort
Histidine 0.725 0.602 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. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/nutrients
  2. Roquefort - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171250/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.