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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 PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower negative value is the more alkaline the effect is. 0 is neutral.
12 (acidic )
Calories
353
96% Sodium
94% Saturated Fat
94% Calcium
93% Fats
88% Phosphorus
Explanation: This food contains more Sodium than 96% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (4%) which contain more Sodium, this food itself is rich in Sodium more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Saturated Fat, Calcium, Fats and Phosphorus

Blue cheese Glycemic index (GI)

27
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Macronutrients chart

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

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Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 353
% Daily Value*
45%
Total Fat 29g
95%
Saturated Fat 19g
Trans Fat g
25%
Cholesterol 75mg
0%
Sodium 1,146mg
1%
TotalCarbohydrate 2g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 1g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 21g
Vitamin D 21mcg 5%

Calcium 528mg 53%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 256mg 7%

*
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: 528 mg of 1,000 mg 53%
Iron: 0.31 mg of 18 mg 2%
Magnesium: 23 mg of 400 mg 6%
Phosphorus: 387 mg of 1,000 mg 39%
Potassium: 256 mg of 3,500 mg 7%
Sodium: 1146 mg of 2,400 mg 48%
Zinc: 2.66 mg of 15 mg 18%
Copper: 0.04 mg of 2 mg 2%
Manganese: 0.009 mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 14.5 µg of 70 µg 21%
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 mg
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: 721 IU of 5,000 IU 14%
Vitamin E : 0.25 mg of 20 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0.5 µg of 10 µg 5%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.029 mg of 2 mg 2%
Vitamin B2: 0.382 mg of 2 mg 22%
Vitamin B3: 1.016 mg of 20 mg 5%
Vitamin B5: 1.729 mg of 10 mg 17%
Vitamin B6: 0.166 mg of 2 mg 8%
Folate, total: 36 µg of 400 µg 9%
Vitamin B12: 1.22 µg of 6 µg 20%
Vitamin K: 2.4 µg of 80 µg 3%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B2
0.382 µg
TOP 19%
Vitamin A
721 µg
TOP 22%
Vitamin B5
1.729 µg
TOP 28%
Folate, total
36 µg
TOP 39%
Vitamin B12
1.22 µg
TOP 39%
Vitamin D
0.5 µg
TOP 48%
Vitamin B6
0.166 µg
TOP 53%
Vitamin K
2.4 µg
TOP 63%
Vitamin B3
1.016 µg
TOP 68%
Vitamin E
0.25 µg
TOP 71%
Vitamin B1
0.029 µg
TOP 83%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

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

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

Fiber content / ratio for Blue cheese

Sugars: 0.5 g
Fiber: 0 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 14% 23% 353kcal 7.5 times more than Orange
Sugars 1% 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 2% 84% 0.31mg 8.4 times less than Beef
Magnesium 6% 50% 23mg 6.1 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 55% 12% 387mg 2.1 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 5% 47% 256mg 1.7 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 48% 4% 1146mg 2.3 times more than White Bread
Zinc 24% 33% 2.66mg 2.4 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 85% 0.04mg 3.6 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 14% 22% 721IU 23.2 times less than Carrot
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 22% 19% 0.38mg 2.9 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 5% 68% 1.02mg 9.4 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 17% 28% 1.73mg 1.5 times more than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 8% 53% 0.17mg 1.4 times more than Oat
Folate, total 9% 39% 36µg 1.7 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 20% 39% 1.22µg 1.7 times more than Pork
Vitamin K 3% 63% 2.4µg 42.3 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link of the food presented on this page can be found below.

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

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.