Blue Cheese Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 354

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 29g %44

Saturated Fat 19g %93

Trans Fat ~g

Cholesterol 75mg %0

Sodium 1146mg %76

Total Carbohydrate 2g %0

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 21g

Vitamin D 21.0IU %3

Calcium 528.0mg %40

Iron 0.3mg %1

Potassium 256mg %6

Phosphorus 387.0mg %38

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in blue cheese

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin E 0.3mg %2

Vitamin K 2.4µg %2

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.0mg %2

Choline, total 15.4mg %3

Vitamin D 21.0IU %4

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 1.0mg %6

Vitamin B6 0.2mg %13

Vitamin A 721.0IU %24

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.4mg %29

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 1.7mg %35

Vitamin B12 1.2µg %51

Minerals in blue cheese

Manganese 0.0mg %0

Iron 0.3mg %2

Copper 0.0mg %4

Magnesium 23.0mg %5

Potassium 256.0mg %7

Zinc 2.7mg %19

Selenium 14.5µg %26

Phosphorus 387.0mg %39

Calcium 528.0mg %41

Sodium 1146.0mg %76

Amino Acids in blue cheese

Cystine 0.1g %35

Leucine 1.9g %66

Threonine 0.8g %70

Methionine 0.6g %75

Isoleucine 1.1g %75

Valine 1.6g %80

Lysine 1.9g %82

Histidine 0.8g %101

Tryptophan 0.3g %104

Phenylalanine 1.1g %116

Tyrosine 1.3g %138

Fatty Acids in blue cheese

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.00g %0

"~" is missing data | Data Source

Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of blue cheese is 0.0/100 which makes it a low quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Blue Cheese has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Leucine 59 91
Threonine 23 37
Isoleucine 30 54
Valine 39 74
Lysine 45 88
Histidine 15 36
Tryptophan 6 15
Met+Cys 22 33
Phe+Tyr 30 113

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in blue cheese is 2.4 which makes it a low P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of blue cheese is 3.5 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in blue cheese as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for blue cheese is 14/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for blue cheese

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 66.50 <12
Potassium:Sodium 0.22 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 22.96 <2
Iron:Copper 7.50 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 1.36 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 48%

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This food is not insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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