Cream Cheese Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 357

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 34g %52

Saturated Fat 20g %101

Trans Fat ~g

Cholesterol 101mg %0

Sodium 314mg %20

Total Carbohydrate 6g %1

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 4g

Protein 6g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 97.0mg %7

Iron 0.1mg %0

Potassium 132mg %3

Phosphorus 107.0mg %10

* 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 cream cheese

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.1mg %1

Vitamin K 2.1µg %2

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.0mg %2

Vitamin B6 0.1mg %4

Choline, total 27.2mg %5

Vitamin E 0.9mg %6

Vitamin B12 0.2µg %9

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.5mg %10

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.2mg %18

Vitamin A 1111.0IU %37

Minerals in cream cheese

Manganese 0.0mg %0

Iron 0.1mg %1

Copper 0.0mg %2

Magnesium 9.0mg %2

Potassium 132.0mg %3

Zinc 0.5mg %4

Calcium 97.0mg %7

Phosphorus 107.0mg %11

Selenium 8.6µg %16

Sodium 314.0mg %21

Amino Acids in cream cheese

Cystine 0.0g %14

Valine 0.4g %20

Threonine 0.2g %21

Isoleucine 0.3g %22

Leucine 0.7g %22

Tryptophan 0.1g %23

Histidine 0.2g %23

Methionine 0.2g %24

Lysine 0.6g %25

Phenylalanine 0.3g %31

Tyrosine 0.3g %32

Fatty Acids in cream cheese

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.01g %3

Omega-3 0.16g %10

ALA 0.13g %11

DPA 0.02g %13

"~" 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 cream 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.

Cream Cheese has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Valine 39 66
Threonine 23 39
Isoleucine 30 54
Leucine 59 110
Tryptophan 6 12
Histidine 15 29
Lysine 45 94
Met+Cys 22 39
Phe+Tyr 30 99

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 cream cheese is 0.7 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 cream cheese is 3.5 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

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

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Nutrient Density Score for cream cheese is 10/100 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 cream cheese

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 7.82 <4
Zinc:Copper 27.78 <12
Potassium:Sodium 0.42 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 10.78 <2
Iron:Copper 5.56 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.91 >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 38%

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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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