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Mozzarella nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

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

Important nutritional characteristics for Mozzarella

Mozzarella
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)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
280
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
3.1 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.
20.7 (acidic)
95% Calcium
92% Protein
91% Phosphorus
89% Saturated Fat
81% Fats
Explanation: The given food contains more Calcium than 95% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Calcium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Protein, Phosphorus, Saturated Fat, and Fats.

Mozzarella 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

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9% 0% 86% 11%
Calcium: 731 mg of 1,000 mg 73%
Iron: 0.25 mg of 8 mg 3%
Magnesium: 26 mg of 420 mg 6%
Phosphorus: 524 mg of 700 mg 75%
Potassium: 95 mg of 3,400 mg 3%
Sodium: 16 mg of 2,300 mg 1%
Zinc: 3.13 mg of 11 mg 28%
Copper: 0.027 mg of 1 mg 3%
Manganese: 0 mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 15.7 µg of 55 µg 29%
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 µg
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 Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 3% 9% 0% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 7% 115% 5%
Vitamin A: 517 IU of 5,000 IU 10%
Vitamin E : 0.15 mg of 15 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0.3 µg of 10 µg 3%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.02 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B2: 0.34 mg of 1 mg 26%
Vitamin B3: 0.12 mg of 16 mg 1%
Vitamin B5: 0 mg of 5 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 0.08 mg of 1 mg 6%
Folate: 9 µg of 400 µg 2%
Vitamin B12: 0.92 µg of 2 µg 38%
Vitamin K: 1.8 µg of 120 µg 2%

Vitamin chart - relative view

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

Macronutrients chart

28% 18% 4% 50% 3%
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

Fat type information

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

Fiber content ratio for Mozzarella

1.23% 1.87%
Sugar: 1.23 g
Fiber: 0 g
Other: 1.87 g

All nutrients for Mozzarella per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 62% 3.1g 17.5 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 65% 8% 27.5g 9.8 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 26% 19% 17.1g 1.9 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 1% 65% 3.1g 9.1 times less than Rice Rice
Calories 14% 32% 280kcal 6 times more than Orange Orange
Sugar N/A 65% 1.23g 7.3 times less than Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A Orange
Calcium 73% 5% 731mg 5.8 times more than Milk Milk
Iron 3% 87% 0.25mg 10.4 times less than Beef Beef
Magnesium 6% 39% 26mg 5.4 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 75% 9% 524mg 2.9 times more than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 84% 95mg 1.5 times less than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 1% 82% 16mg 30.6 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 28% 29% 3.13mg 2 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 3% 90% 0.03mg 5.3 times less than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 10% 24% 517IU 32.3 times less than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin E 1% 81% 0.15mg 9.7 times less than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 3% 50% 0.3µg 7.3 times less than Egg Egg
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A Lemon
Vitamin B1 2% 88% 0.02mg 13.3 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 26% 22% 0.34mg 2.6 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 1% 90% 0.12mg 79.8 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 6% 70% 0.08mg 1.5 times less than Oat Oat
Folate 2% 65% 9µg 6.8 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 38% 42% 0.92µg 1.3 times more than Pork Pork
Vitamin K 2% 66% 1.8µg 56.4 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Cholesterol 18% 36% 54mg 6.9 times less than Egg Egg
Saturated Fat 54% 11% 10.87g 1.8 times more than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 32% 4.84g 2 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 61% 0.51g 92.7 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 280
% Daily Value*
26%
Total Fat 17g
50%
Saturated Fat 11g
Trans Fat g
18%
Cholesterol 54mg
1%
Sodium 16mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate 3g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 28g
Vitamin D 13mcg 2%

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
ok
 ⓘ 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
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
limit break
 ⓘ 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.
Source
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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Mozzarella nutrition infographic

Mozzarella nutrition infographic
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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/167735/nutrients

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