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Edam nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Cheese, edam
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Edam

Edam
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.
17.8 (acidic )
Calories
357
95% Calcium
93% Saturated Fat
92% Fats
91% Sodium
91% Phosphorus
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 Saturated Fat, Fats, Sodium and Phosphorus

Edam Glycemic index (GI)

27
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 50%
24.99 g of 50 g
50%
Fats:
Daily Value: 43%
27.8 g of 65 g
43%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 0%
1.43 g of 300 g
0%
Water:
Daily Value: 2%
41.56 g of 2,000 g
2%
Other:
4.22 g

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Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 357
% Daily Value*
43%
Total Fat 28g
90%
Saturated Fat 18g
Trans Fat g
30%
Cholesterol 89mg
34%
Sodium 812mg
0%
TotalCarbohydrate 1g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 1g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 25g
Vitamin D 20mcg 5%

Calcium 731mg 73%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 188mg 5%

*
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: 0.44 mg of 18 mg 2%
Magnesium: 30 mg of 400 mg 8%
Phosphorus: 536 mg of 1,000 mg 54%
Potassium: 188 mg of 3,500 mg 5%
Sodium: 812 mg of 2,400 mg 34%
Zinc: 3.75 mg of 15 mg 25%
Copper: 0.036 mg of 2 mg 2%
Manganese: 0.011 mg of 2 mg 1%
Selenium: 14.5 µg of 70 µg 21%
Choline: 15.4 mg of 550 mg 3%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
731 mg
TOP 5%
Sodium
812 mg
TOP 9%
Phosphorus
536 mg
TOP 9%
Zinc
3.75 mg
TOP 25%
Magnesium
30 mg
TOP 33%
Selenium
14.5 mg
TOP 54%
Potassium
188 mg
TOP 62%
Iron
0.44 mg
TOP 79%
Choline
15.4 mg
TOP 80%
Copper
0.036 mg
TOP 86%
Manganese
0.011 mg
TOP 89%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 825 IU of 5,000 IU 17%
Vitamin E : 0.24 mg of 20 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0.5 µg of 10 µg 5%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.037 mg of 2 mg 2%
Vitamin B2: 0.389 mg of 2 mg 23%
Vitamin B3: 0.082 mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin B5: 0.281 mg of 10 mg 3%
Vitamin B6: 0.076 mg of 2 mg 4%
Folate, total: 16 µg of 400 µg 4%
Vitamin B12: 1.54 µg of 6 µg 26%
Vitamin K: 2.3 µg of 80 µg 3%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B2
0.389 µg
TOP 18%
Vitamin A
825 µg
TOP 21%
Vitamin B12
1.54 µg
TOP 36%
Vitamin D
0.5 µg
TOP 48%
Folate, total
16 µg
TOP 52%
Vitamin K
2.3 µg
TOP 64%
Vitamin B6
0.076 µg
TOP 71%
Vitamin E
0.24 µg
TOP 72%
Vitamin B5
0.281 µg
TOP 75%
Vitamin B1
0.037 µg
TOP 79%
Vitamin B3
0.082 µg
TOP 93%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 352 mg of 280 mg 126%
Threonine: 932 mg of 1,050 mg 89%
Isoleucine: 1308 mg of 1,400 mg 93%
Leucine: 2570 mg of 2,730 mg 94%
Lysine: 2660 mg of 2,100 mg 127%
Methionine: 721 mg of 1,050 mg 69%
Phenylalanine: 1434 mg of 1,750 mg 82%
Valine: 1810 mg of 1,820 mg 99%
Histidine: 1034 mg of 700 mg 148%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 17.572 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.125 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.665 g

Fiber content / ratio for Edam

Sugars: 1.43 g
Fiber: 0 g

All nutrients for Edam per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 60% 13% 24.99g 8.9 times more than Broccoli
Fats 43% 8% 27.8g 1.2 times less than Cheese
Carbs 0% 69% 1.43g 19.7 times less than Rice
Calories 14% 22% 357kcal 7.6 times more than Orange
Sugars 2% 63% 1.43g 6.3 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 73% 5% 731mg 5.8 times more than Milk
Iron 2% 79% 0.44mg 5.9 times less than Beef
Magnesium 8% 33% 30mg 4.7 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 77% 9% 536mg 2.9 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 4% 62% 188mg 1.3 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 34% 9% 812mg 1.7 times more than White Bread
Zinc 34% 25% 3.75mg 1.7 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 86% 0.04mg 3.9 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 17% 21% 825IU 20.2 times less than Carrot
Vitamin E 2% 72% 0.24mg 6.1 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% 79% 0.04mg 7.2 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 23% 18% 0.39mg 3 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 0% 93% 0.08mg 116.7 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 3% 75% 0.28mg 4 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 4% 71% 0.08mg 1.6 times less than Oat
Folate, total 4% 52% 16µg 3.8 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 26% 36% 1.54µg 2.2 times more than Pork
Vitamin K 3% 64% 2.3µg 44.2 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 45% 0.35mg 1.2 times more than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 59% 0.93mg 1.3 times more than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 48% 1.31mg 1.4 times more than Salmon
Leucine 0% 44% 2.57mg 1.1 times more than Tuna
Lysine 0% 44% 2.66mg 5.9 times more than Tofu
Methionine 0% 50% 0.72mg 7.5 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 42% 1.43mg 2.1 times more than Egg
Valine 0% 42% 1.81mg 1.1 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 46% 1.03mg 1.4 times more than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 30% 16% 89mg 4.2 times less than Egg
Saturated Fat 88% 7% 17.57g 3 times more than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 20% 8.13g 1.2 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 55% 0.67g 70.9 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/173419/nutrients

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