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Feta Cheese Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 265

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 21g %32

Saturated Fat 15g %74

Trans Fat ~g

Cholesterol 89mg %0

Sodium 917mg %61

Total Carbohydrate 4g %1

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 4g

Protein 14g

Vitamin D 16.0IU %2

Calcium 493.0mg %37

Iron 0.7mg %3

Potassium 62mg %1

Phosphorus 337.0mg %33

* 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 feta cheese

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin E 0.2mg %1

Vitamin K 1.8µg %2

Vitamin D 16.0IU %3

Choline, total 15.4mg %3

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 1.0mg %6

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.2mg %13

Vitamin A 422.0IU %14

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 1.0mg %19

Vitamin B6 0.4mg %33

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.8mg %65

Vitamin B12 1.7µg %70

Minerals in feta cheese

Manganese 0.0mg %1

Potassium 62.0mg %2

Copper 0.0mg %4

Iron 0.7mg %4

Magnesium 19.0mg %5

Zinc 2.9mg %21

Selenium 15.0µg %27

Phosphorus 337.0mg %34

Calcium 493.0mg %38

Sodium 917.0mg %61

Amino Acids in feta cheese

Cystine 0.1g %27

Methionine 0.4g %47

Leucine 1.4g %48

Histidine 0.4g %53

Isoleucine 0.8g %54

Lysine 1.2g %54

Valine 1.1g %55

Threonine 0.6g %57

Tryptophan 0.2g %67

Tyrosine 0.7g %71

Phenylalanine 0.7g %72

Fatty Acids in feta cheese

Omega-3 0.00g %0

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 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 feta cheese is 0.0/100 which makes it a low quality carbohydrate food.

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Protein Completeness

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

Feta Cheese has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Leucine 59 100
Histidine 15 28
Isoleucine 30 57
Lysine 45 87
Valine 39 76
Threonine 23 46
Tryptophan 6 14
Met+Cys 22 32
Phe+Tyr 30 96

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 feta cheese is 2.1 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 feta cheese is 2.6 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

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

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Nutrient Density Score for feta cheese is 15/100 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 feta cheese

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 90.00 <12
Potassium:Sodium 0.07 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 25.95 <2
Iron:Copper 21.87 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 1.46 >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 47%

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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.

22% of insulinogenic calories

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