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Ricotta vs Roquefort - 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 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%
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%

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 Folate, total +308.3%
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 Folate, total +308.3%

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
9
Ricotta
25
Roquefort
Mineral Summary Score
21
Ricotta
79
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
68%
Ricotta
129%
Roquefort
Carbohydrates
3%
Ricotta
2%
Roquefort
Fats
60%
Ricotta
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.
Ricotta Roquefort
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?

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Ricotta Roquefort
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 Ricotta Roquefort Opinion
Calories 174 369 Roquefort
Protein 11.26 21.54 Roquefort
Fats 12.98 30.64 Roquefort
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 3.04 2 Ricotta
Cholesterol 51 90 Ricotta
Vitamin D 10 Ricotta
Iron 0.38 0.56 Roquefort
Calcium 207 662 Roquefort
Potassium 105 91 Ricotta
Magnesium 11 30 Roquefort
Sugars 0.27 Ricotta
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.021 0.034 Roquefort
Zinc 1.16 2.08 Roquefort
Starch
Phosphorus 158 392 Roquefort
Sodium 84 1809 Ricotta
Vitamin A 445 1047 Roquefort
Vitamin E 0.11 Ricotta
Vitamin D 0.2 Ricotta
Vitamin B1 0.013 0.04 Roquefort
Vitamin B2 0.195 0.586 Roquefort
Vitamin B3 0.104 0.734 Roquefort
Vitamin B5 0.213 1.731 Roquefort
Vitamin B6 0.043 0.124 Roquefort
Vitamin B12 0.34 0.64 Roquefort
Vitamin K 1.1 Ricotta
Folate, total 12 49 Roquefort
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 8.295 19.263 Ricotta
Monounsaturated Fat 3.627 8.474 Roquefort
Polyunsaturated fat 0.385 1.32 Roquefort
Tryptophan 0.125 0.303 Roquefort
Threonine 0.517 0.965 Roquefort
Isoleucine 0.589 1.217 Roquefort
Leucine 1.221 2.114 Roquefort
Lysine 1.338 1.848 Roquefort
Methionine 0.281 0.558 Roquefort
Phenylalanine 0.556 1.023 Roquefort
Valine 0.692 1.614 Roquefort
Histidine 0.459 0.602 Roquefort
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Ricotta - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170851/nutrients
  2. Roquefort - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171250/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.