Parmesan Cheese Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 420

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 28g %42

Saturated Fat 15g %76

Trans Fat 1g

Cholesterol 86mg %0

Sodium 1804mg %120

Total Carbohydrate 14g %4

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 28g

Vitamin D 21.0IU %3

Calcium 853.0mg %65

Iron 0.5mg %2

Potassium 180mg %4

Phosphorus 627.0mg %62

* 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 parmesan cheese

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.1mg %1

Vitamin K 1.7µg %1

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.0mg %2

Choline, total 14.1mg %3

Vitamin D 21.0IU %4

Vitamin E 0.5mg %4

Vitamin B6 0.1mg %6

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.5mg %9

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.4mg %28

Vitamin A 974.0IU %32

Vitamin B12 1.4µg %58

Minerals in parmesan cheese

Iron 0.5mg %3

Manganese 0.1mg %3

Copper 0.0mg %4

Potassium 180.0mg %5

Magnesium 34.0mg %8

Zinc 4.2mg %30

Selenium 34.4µg %63

Phosphorus 627.0mg %63

Calcium 853.0mg %66

Sodium 1804.0mg %120

Amino Acids in parmesan cheese

Cystine 0.1g %29

Leucine 2.7g %94

Threonine 1.1g %96

Valine 1.9g %96

Methionine 0.8g %96

Isoleucine 1.5g %97

Lysine 2.2g %98

Histidine 0.8g %107

Tryptophan 0.4g %128

Phenylalanine 1.5g %164

Tyrosine 1.7g %183

Fatty Acids in parmesan cheese

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.12g %7

ALA 0.10g %9

DPA 0.02g %10

"~" 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 parmesan 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.

Parmesan Cheese has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Leucine 59 98
Threonine 23 38
Valine 39 67
Isoleucine 30 52
Lysine 45 79
Histidine 15 29
Tryptophan 6 14
Met+Cys 22 30
Phe+Tyr 30 116

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 parmesan cheese is 2.7 which makes it a low P:E food.

low P:E
high P:E
medium P:E

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 parmesan cheese is 4.2 which makes it a high energy density food.

low ED
high ED
medium ED

How nutritious is this food?

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

Complementary Nutrient Boosters

Here are the top ten popular foods that provide more of the nutrients that parmesan cheese is lacking.

Nutrient Density Score for parmesan 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.

nutrient density score


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 parmesan cheese

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 10.04 <4
Zinc:Copper 105.00 <12
Potassium:Sodium 0.10 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 25.09 <2
Iron:Copper 12.50 <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 47%

low satiety
high satiety
medium satiety

Satiety Boosters

If you are trying to lose weight we created a list of TOP similar foods that will keep your hunger at bay.

This food is insulinogenic with high insulin load.

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

35% of insulinogenic calories