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Blue cheese nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

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*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Blue cheese

Blue cheese
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
27 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 oz (28.35 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
12 (acidic )
Calories
353
96% Sodium
94% Saturated Fat
94% Calcium
93% Fats
88% Phosphorus
Explanation: The given food contains more Sodium than 96% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Sodium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Saturated Fat, Calcium, Fats, and Phosphorus.

Blue cheese Glycemic index (GI)

Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.

27

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Macronutrients chart

22% 29% 3% 43% 6%
Protein:
Daily Value: 43%
21.4 g of 50 g
43%
Fats:
Daily Value: 44%
28.74 g of 65 g
44%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 1%
2.34 g of 300 g
1%
Water:
Daily Value: 2%
42.41 g of 2,000 g
2%
Other:
5.11 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 353
% Daily Value*
45%
Total Fat 29g
86%
Saturated Fat 19g
Trans Fat g
25%
Cholesterol 75mg
0%
Sodium 1,146mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate 2g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 21g
Vitamin D 21mcg 4%

Calcium 528mg 53%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 256mg 8%

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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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Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 159% 12% 17% 166% 23% 150% 73% 14% 2% 80% 9%
Calcium: 528 mg of 1,000 mg 53%
Iron: 0.31 mg of 8 mg 4%
Magnesium: 23 mg of 420 mg 5%
Phosphorus: 387 mg of 700 mg 55%
Potassium: 256 mg of 3,400 mg 8%
Sodium: 1146 mg of 2,300 mg 50%
Zinc: 2.66 mg of 11 mg 24%
Copper: 0.04 mg of 1 mg 4%
Manganese: 0.009 mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 14.5 µg of 55 µg 26%
Choline: 15.4 mg of 550 mg 3%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
1146 mg
TOP 4%
Calcium
528 mg
TOP 6%
Phosphorus
387 mg
TOP 12%
Zinc
2.66 mg
TOP 33%
Potassium
256 mg
TOP 47%
Magnesium
23 mg
TOP 50%
Selenium
14.5 µg
TOP 54%
Choline
15.4 mg
TOP 80%
Iron
0.31 mg
TOP 84%
Copper
0.04 mg
TOP 85%
Manganese
0.009 mg
TOP 93%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 44% 5% 15% 0% 8% 89% 20% 104% 39% 27% 153% 6%
Vitamin A: 721 IU of 5,000 IU 14%
Vitamin E : 0.25 mg of 15 mg 2%
Vitamin D: 0.5 µg of 10 µg 5%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.029 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B2: 0.382 mg of 1 mg 29%
Vitamin B3: 1.016 mg of 16 mg 6%
Vitamin B5: 1.729 mg of 5 mg 35%
Vitamin B6: 0.166 mg of 1 mg 13%
Folate: 36 µg of 400 µg 9%
Vitamin B12: 1.22 µg of 2 µg 51%
Vitamin K: 2.4 µg of 120 µg 2%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B2
0.382 mg
TOP 19%
Vitamin A
721 IU
TOP 22%
Vitamin B5
1.729 mg
TOP 28%
Folate
36 µg
TOP 39%
Vitamin B12
1.22 µg
TOP 39%
Vitamin D
0.5 µg
TOP 48%
Vitamin B6
0.166 mg
TOP 53%
Vitamin K
2.4 µg
TOP 63%
Vitamin B3
1.016 mg
TOP 68%
Vitamin E
0.25 mg
TOP 71%
Vitamin B1
0.029 mg
TOP 83%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 335% 225% 241% 211% 265% 167% 187% 257% 325%
Tryptophan: 312 mg of 280 mg 111%
Threonine: 785 mg of 1,050 mg 75%
Isoleucine: 1124 mg of 1,400 mg 80%
Leucine: 1919 mg of 2,730 mg 70%
Lysine: 1852 mg of 2,100 mg 88%
Methionine: 584 mg of 1,050 mg 56%
Phenylalanine: 1087 mg of 1,750 mg 62%
Valine: 1556 mg of 1,820 mg 85%
Histidine: 758 mg of 700 mg 108%

Fat type information

18.669% 7.778% 0.8%
Saturated Fat: 18.669 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7.778 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.8 g

Fiber content ratio for Blue cheese

0.5% 1.84%
Sugar: 0.5 g
Fiber: 0 g
Other: 1.84 g

All nutrients for Blue cheese per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 51% 21% 21.4g 7.6 times more than Broccoli
Fats 44% 7% 28.74g 1.2 times less than Cheese
Carbs 1% 67% 2.34g 12 times less than Rice
Calories 18% 23% 353kcal 7.5 times more than Orange
Sugar 0% 71% 0.5g 17.9 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 53% 6% 528mg 4.2 times more than Milk
Iron 4% 84% 0.31mg 8.4 times less than Beef
Magnesium 5% 50% 23mg 6.1 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 55% 12% 387mg 2.1 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 8% 47% 256mg 1.7 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 50% 4% 1146mg 2.3 times more than White Bread
Zinc 24% 33% 2.66mg 2.4 times less than Beef
Copper 4% 85% 0.04mg 3.6 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin E 2% 71% 0.25mg 5.8 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 5% 48% 0.5µg 4.4 times less than Egg
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 2% 83% 0.03mg 9.2 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 29% 19% 0.38mg 2.9 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 6% 68% 1.02mg 9.4 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 35% 28% 1.73mg 1.5 times more than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 13% 53% 0.17mg 1.4 times more than Oat
Folate 9% 39% 36µg 1.7 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 51% 39% 1.22µg 1.7 times more than Pork
Vitamin K 2% 63% 2.4µg 42.3 times less than Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 48% 0.31mg Equal to Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 66% 0.79mg 1.1 times more than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 54% 1.12mg 1.2 times more than Salmon
Leucine 0% 55% 1.92mg 1.3 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 59% 1.85mg 4.1 times more than Tofu
Methionine 0% 59% 0.58mg 6.1 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 51% 1.09mg 1.6 times more than Egg
Valine 0% 44% 1.56mg 1.3 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 56% 0.76mg Equal to Turkey meat
Cholesterol 25% 24% 75mg 5 times less than Egg
Saturated Fat 93% 6% 18.67g 3.2 times more than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 21% 7.78g 1.3 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 51% 0.8g 59 times less than Walnut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172175/nutrients

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