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Mozzarella nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

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Important nutritional characteristics for Mozzarella

Mozzarella
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various sources including USDA and NHS. 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)
( 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.
20.7 (acidic )
Calories
280
95% Calcium
92% Protein
91% Phosphorus
89% Saturated Fat
81% Fats
Explanation: This food contains more Calcium than 95% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (5%) 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 Protein, Phosphorus, Saturated Fat and Fats

Mozzarella Glycemic index (GI)

27
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 55%
27.5 g of 50 g
55%
Fats:
Daily Value: 26%
17.1 g of 65 g
26%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 1%
3.1 g of 300 g
1%
Water:
Daily Value: 2%
49.9 g of 2,000 g
2%
Other:
2.4 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Amount Per Serving
Calories 280
% Daily Value*
26%
Total Fat 17g
55%
Saturated Fat 11g
Trans Fat g
18%
Cholesterol 54mg
1%
Sodium 16mg
1%
TotalCarbohydrate 3g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 1g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 28g
Vitamin D 13mcg 3%

Calcium 731mg 73%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 95mg 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: 731 mg of 1,000 mg 73%
Iron: 0.25 mg of 18 mg 1%
Magnesium: 26 mg of 400 mg 7%
Phosphorus: 524 mg of 1,000 mg 52%
Potassium: 95 mg of 3,500 mg 3%
Sodium: 16 mg of 2,400 mg 1%
Zinc: 3.13 mg of 15 mg 21%
Copper: 0.027 mg of 2 mg 1%
Manganese: mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 15.7 µg of 70 µg 22%
Choline: 18.4 mg of 550 mg 3%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
731 mg
TOP 5%
Phosphorus
524 mg
TOP 9%
Zinc
3.13 mg
TOP 29%
Magnesium
26 mg
TOP 39%
Selenium
15.7 mg
TOP 52%
Choline
18.4 mg
TOP 76%
Sodium
16 mg
TOP 82%
Potassium
95 mg
TOP 84%
Iron
0.25 mg
TOP 87%
Copper
0.027 mg
TOP 90%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 517 IU of 5,000 IU 10%
Vitamin E : 0.15 mg of 20 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0.3 µg of 10 µg 3%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.02 mg of 2 mg 1%
Vitamin B2: 0.34 mg of 2 mg 20%
Vitamin B3: 0.12 mg of 20 mg 1%
Vitamin B5: mg of 10 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 0.08 mg of 2 mg 4%
Folate, total: 9 µg of 400 µg 2%
Vitamin B12: 0.92 µg of 6 µg 15%
Vitamin K: 1.8 µg of 80 µg 2%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B2
0.34 µg
TOP 22%
Vitamin A
517 µg
TOP 24%
Vitamin B12
0.92 µg
TOP 42%
Vitamin D
0.3 µg
TOP 50%
Folate, total
9 µg
TOP 65%
Vitamin K
1.8 µg
TOP 66%
Vitamin B6
0.08 µg
TOP 70%
Vitamin E
0.15 µg
TOP 81%
Vitamin B1
0.02 µg
TOP 88%
Vitamin B3
0.12 µg
TOP 90%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 10.867 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.844 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.509 g

Fiber content / ratio for Mozzarella

Sugars: 1.23 g
Fiber: 0 g

All nutrients for Mozzarella per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 65% 8% 27.5g 9.8 times more than Broccoli
Fats 26% 19% 17.1g 1.9 times less than Cheese
Carbs 1% 65% 3.1g 9.1 times less than Rice
Calories 11% 32% 280kcal 6 times more than Orange
Sugars 1% 65% 1.23g 7.3 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 73% 5% 731mg 5.8 times more than Milk
Iron 1% 87% 0.25mg 10.4 times less than Beef
Magnesium 7% 39% 26mg 5.4 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 75% 9% 524mg 2.9 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 2% 84% 95mg 1.5 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 1% 82% 16mg 30.6 times less than White Bread
Zinc 28% 29% 3.13mg 2 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 90% 0.03mg 5.3 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 10% 24% 517IU 32.3 times less than Carrot
Vitamin E 1% 81% 0.15mg 9.7 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 3% 50% 0.3µg 7.3 times less than Egg
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 1% 88% 0.02mg 13.3 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 20% 22% 0.34mg 2.6 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 1% 90% 0.12mg 79.8 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 4% 70% 0.08mg 1.5 times less than Oat
Folate, total 2% 65% 9µg 6.8 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 15% 42% 0.92µg 1.3 times more than Pork
Vitamin K 2% 66% 1.8µg 56.4 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Cholesterol 18% 36% 54mg 6.9 times less than Egg
Saturated Fat 54% 11% 10.87g 1.8 times more than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 32% 4.84g 2 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 61% 0.51g 92.7 times less than Walnut

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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