Cheddar Cheese Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 410

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 34g %52

Saturated Fat 19g %96

Trans Fat 1g

Cholesterol 99mg %0

Sodium 644mg %42

Total Carbohydrate 2g %0

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 24g

Vitamin D 41.0IU %6

Calcium 711.0mg %54

Iron 0.2mg %0

Potassium 76mg %2

Phosphorus 460.0mg %46

* 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 cheddar cheese

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.0mg %0

Vitamin K 2.4µg %2

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.0mg %2

Choline, total 16.5mg %3

Vitamin E 0.8mg %5

Vitamin B6 0.1mg %6

Vitamin D 41.0IU %7

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.5mg %10

Vitamin A 994.0IU %33

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.4mg %33

Vitamin B12 0.9µg %37

Minerals in cheddar cheese

Iron 0.2mg %1

Manganese 0.0mg %1

Potassium 76.0mg %2

Copper 0.0mg %4

Magnesium 27.0mg %6

Zinc 3.7mg %27

Sodium 644.0mg %43

Phosphorus 460.0mg %46

Selenium 28.3µg %51

Calcium 711.0mg %55

Amino Acids in cheddar cheese

Cystine 0.1g %47

Methionine 0.6g %75

Leucine 2.4g %83

Valine 1.6g %84

Isoleucine 1.3g %86

Lysine 2.0g %91

Histidine 0.7g %95

Threonine 1.1g %97

Tryptophan 0.3g %107

Phenylalanine 1.3g %134

Tyrosine 1.3g %140

Fatty Acids in cheddar cheese

DHA 0.00g %1

EPA 0.01g %3

Omega-3 0.15g %9

ALA 0.12g %11

DPA 0.02g %11

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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 cheddar 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.

Cheddar Cheese has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Leucine 59 101
Valine 39 68
Isoleucine 30 54
Lysine 45 85
Histidine 15 30
Threonine 23 45
Tryptophan 6 13
Met+Cys 22 30
Phe+Tyr 30 107

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 cheddar cheese is 2.3 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 cheddar cheese is 4.1 which makes it a high energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

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

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Nutrient Density Score for cheddar 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 cheddar cheese

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 8.13 <4
Zinc:Copper 106.86 <12
Potassium:Sodium 0.12 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 26.33 <2
Iron:Copper 5.71 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 1.55 >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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