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Sesame vs Roquefort - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Sesame and Roquefort

  • Sesame has more Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Vitamin B6, however Roquefort has more Fiber.
  • Sesame's daily need coverage for Copper is 450% more.
  • Sesame has 82 times more Manganese than Roquefort. Sesame has 2.46mg of Manganese, while Roquefort has 0.03mg.
  • Sesame is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried and Cheese, roquefort.

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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 +2498.2%
Contains more Calcium +47.3%
Contains more Potassium +414.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1070%
Contains more Copper +11905.9%
Contains more Zinc +272.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 546% 293% 42% 251% 1361% 212% 270% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 199% 9% 22% 12% 57% 169% 236%
Contains more Iron +2498.2%
Contains more Calcium +47.3%
Contains more Potassium +414.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1070%
Contains more Copper +11905.9%
Contains more Zinc +272.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%

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
Sesame
7
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +1877.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +515.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +537.1%
Contains more Folate +98%
Contains more Vitamin A +11533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3362%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 5% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 0% 0% 73%
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 +1877.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +515.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +537.1%
Contains more Folate +98%
Contains more Vitamin A +11533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3362%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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.
Sesame Roquefort
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame Roquefort Opinion
Calories 573kcal 369kcal Sesame
Protein 17.73g 21.54g Roquefort
Fats 49.67g 30.64g Sesame
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 11.65g 2g Sesame
Carbs 23.45g 2g Sesame
Cholesterol 0mg 90mg Sesame
Vitamin D 0IU IU Sesame
Iron 14.55mg 0.56mg Sesame
Calcium 975mg 662mg Sesame
Potassium 468mg 91mg Sesame
Magnesium 351mg 30mg Sesame
Sugar 0.3g g Roquefort
Fiber 11.8g 0g Sesame
Copper 4.082mg 0.034mg Sesame
Zinc 7.75mg 2.08mg Sesame
Starch g g
Phosphorus 629mg 392mg Sesame
Sodium 11mg 1809mg Sesame
Vitamin A 9IU 1047IU Roquefort
Vitamin E 0.25mg mg Sesame
Vitamin D 0µg µg Sesame
Vitamin B1 0.791mg 0.04mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247mg 0.586mg Roquefort
Vitamin B3 4.515mg 0.734mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 1.731mg Roquefort
Vitamin B6 0.79mg 0.124mg Sesame
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.64µg Roquefort
Vitamin K 0µg µg Sesame
Folate 97µg 49µg Sesame
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 6.957g 19.263g Sesame
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759g 8.474g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773g 1.32g Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388mg 0.303mg Sesame
Threonine 0.736mg 0.965mg Roquefort
Isoleucine 0.763mg 1.217mg Roquefort
Leucine 1.358mg 2.114mg Roquefort
Lysine 0.569mg 1.848mg Roquefort
Methionine 0.586mg 0.558mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94mg 1.023mg Roquefort
Valine 0.99mg 1.614mg Roquefort
Histidine 0.522mg 0.602mg Roquefort
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
50
Sesame
39
Roquefort
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
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 food.
Protein
106%
Sesame
129%
Roquefort
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
2%
Roquefort
Fats
229%
Sesame
141%
Roquefort

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 90mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 1798mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 12.306g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Roquefort
Roquefort is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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.

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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.