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Ricotta nutrition chart, glycemic index and rich nutrients

Cheese, ricotta, whole milk
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

What is Ricotta rich in: TOP 5 nutrients.

Ricotta
richer than 89% foods
richer than 85% foods
richer than 75% foods
Rich in Fats
richer than 74% foods
Rich in Retinol
richer than 73% foods
89% Calcium
85% Saturated Fat
75% Vitamin A
74% Fats
73% Retinol
Explanation: This food contains more Calcium than 89% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (11%) which contain more Calcium, this food itself is rich in Calcium more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Saturated Fat, Vitamin A, Fats and Retinol

Ricotta Glycemic index (GI)

27
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 23%
11.26 g of 50 g
23%
Fats:
Daily Value: 20%
12.98 g of 65 g
20%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 1%
3.04 g of 300 g
1%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
71.7 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
1.02 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 174
% Daily Value*
20%
Total Fat 13g
40%
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat g
17%
Cholesterol 51mg
4%
Sodium 84mg
1%
TotalCarbohydrate 3g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 0g
Includes 1g Added Sugars
Protein 11g
Vitamin D 10mcg 3%

Calcium 207mg 21%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 105mg 3%

*
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.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
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Trans fats tend to increase risk of coronary heart disease according to various studies. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) states that trans fats increase levels of LDL and decrease levels of HDL. According to NAS trans fatty acid consumption should be as low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet.
Low in Saturated Fats
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
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Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 207 mg of 1,000 mg 21%
Iron: 0.38 mg of 18 mg 2%
Magnesium: 11 mg of 400 mg 3%
Phosphorus: 158 mg of 1,000 mg 16%
Potassium: 105 mg of 3,500 mg 3%
Sodium: 84 mg of 2,400 mg 4%
Zinc: 1.16 mg of 15 mg 8%
Copper: 0.021 mg of 2 mg 1%
Manganese: 0.006 mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 14.5 µg of 70 µg 21%
Choline: 17.5 mg of 550 mg 3%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
207 mg
TOP 11%
Zinc
1.16 mg
TOP 50%
Phosphorus
158 mg
TOP 51%
Sodium
84 mg
TOP 52%
Selenium
14.5 mg
TOP 54%
Choline
17.5 mg
TOP 77%
Iron
0.38 mg
TOP 81%
Potassium
105 mg
TOP 82%
Magnesium
11 mg
TOP 82%
Copper
0.021 mg
TOP 92%
Manganese
0.006 mg
TOP 95%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 445 IU of 5,000 IU 9%
Vitamin E : 0.11 mg of 20 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 10 IU of 400 IU 3%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.013 mg of 2 mg 1%
Vitamin B2: 0.195 mg of 2 mg 11%
Vitamin B3: 0.104 mg of 20 mg 1%
Vitamin B5: 0.213 mg of 10 mg 2%
Vitamin B6: 0.043 mg of 2 mg 2%
Vitamin B12: 0.34 µg of 6 µg 6%
Vitamin K: 1.1 µg of 80 µg 1%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
445 µg
TOP 25%
Vitamin B2
0.195 µg
TOP 47%
Vitamin D
10 µg
TOP 50%
Vitamin B12
0.34 µg
TOP 54%
Vitamin K
1.1 µg
TOP 77%
Vitamin B5
0.213 µg
TOP 80%
Vitamin B6
0.043 µg
TOP 81%
Vitamin E
0.11 µg
TOP 85%
Vitamin B1
0.013 µg
TOP 91%
Vitamin B3
0.104 µg
TOP 91%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 125 mg of 280 mg 45%
Threonine: 517 mg of 1,050 mg 49%
Isoleucine: 589 mg of 1,400 mg 42%
Leucine: 1221 mg of 2,730 mg 45%
Lysine: 1338 mg of 2,100 mg 64%
Methionine: 281 mg of 1,050 mg 27%
Phenylalanine: 556 mg of 1,750 mg 32%
Valine: 692 mg of 1,820 mg 38%
Histidine: 459 mg of 700 mg 66%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 8.295 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.627 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.385 g
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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