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Fontina 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 Fontina

Fontina
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.
16.5 (acidic )
Calories
389
94% Saturated Fat
94% Fats
94% Calcium
91% Sodium
91% Cholesterol
Explanation: The given food contains more Saturated Fat than 94% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Saturated Fat than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Fats, Calcium, Sodium, and Cholesterol.

Fontina 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

26% 32% 2% 38% 4%
Protein:
Daily Value: 51%
25.6 g of 50 g
51%
Fats:
Daily Value: 48%
31.14 g of 65 g
48%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 1%
1.55 g of 300 g
1%
Water:
Daily Value: 2%
37.92 g of 2,000 g
2%
Other:
3.79 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 389
% Daily Value*
48%
Total Fat 31g
86%
Saturated Fat 19g
Trans Fat g
39%
Cholesterol 116mg
35%
Sodium 800mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate 2g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 26g
Vitamin D 23mcg 4%

Calcium 550mg 55%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 64mg 2%

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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 166% 9% 10% 149% 6% 105% 96% 9% 2% 80% 9%
Calcium: 550 mg of 1,000 mg 55%
Iron: 0.23 mg of 8 mg 3%
Magnesium: 14 mg of 420 mg 3%
Phosphorus: 346 mg of 700 mg 49%
Potassium: 64 mg of 3,400 mg 2%
Sodium: 800 mg of 2,300 mg 35%
Zinc: 3.5 mg of 11 mg 32%
Copper: 0.025 mg of 1 mg 3%
Manganese: 0.014 mg of 2 mg 1%
Selenium: 14.5 µg of 55 µg 26%
Choline: 15.4 mg of 550 mg 3%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
550 mg
TOP 6%
Sodium
800 mg
TOP 9%
Phosphorus
346 mg
TOP 14%
Zinc
3.5 mg
TOP 27%
Selenium
14.5 µg
TOP 54%
Magnesium
14 mg
TOP 75%
Choline
15.4 mg
TOP 80%
Manganese
0.014 mg
TOP 83%
Iron
0.23 mg
TOP 88%
Potassium
64 mg
TOP 90%
Copper
0.025 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 55% 6% 18% 0% 6% 48% 3% 26% 20% 5% 210% 7%
Vitamin A: 913 IU of 5,000 IU 18%
Vitamin E : 0.27 mg of 15 mg 2%
Vitamin D: 0.6 µg of 10 µg 6%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.021 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B2: 0.204 mg of 1 mg 16%
Vitamin B3: 0.15 mg of 16 mg 1%
Vitamin B5: 0.429 mg of 5 mg 9%
Vitamin B6: 0.083 mg of 1 mg 6%
Folate: 6 µg of 400 µg 2%
Vitamin B12: 1.68 µg of 2 µg 70%
Vitamin K: 2.6 µg of 120 µg 2%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
913 IU
TOP 20%
Vitamin B12
1.68 µg
TOP 34%
Vitamin B2
0.204 mg
TOP 44%
Vitamin D
0.6 µg
TOP 47%
Vitamin K
2.6 µg
TOP 62%
Vitamin B5
0.429 mg
TOP 63%
Vitamin B6
0.083 mg
TOP 69%
Vitamin E
0.27 mg
TOP 69%
Folate
6 µg
TOP 76%
Vitamin B1
0.021 mg
TOP 86%
Vitamin B3
0.15 mg
TOP 89%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 387% 268% 297% 293% 333% 202% 257% 318% 411%
Tryptophan: 361 mg of 280 mg 129%
Threonine: 935 mg of 1,050 mg 89%
Isoleucine: 1384 mg of 1,400 mg 99%
Leucine: 2664 mg of 2,730 mg 98%
Lysine: 2328 mg of 2,100 mg 111%
Methionine: 706 mg of 1,050 mg 67%
Phenylalanine: 1497 mg of 1,750 mg 86%
Valine: 1926 mg of 1,820 mg 106%
Histidine: 959 mg of 700 mg 137%

Fat type information

19.196% 8.687% 1.654%
Saturated Fat: 19.196 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.687 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.654 g

Fiber content ratio for Fontina

1.55%
Sugar: 1.55 g
Fiber: 0 g
Other: 0 g

All nutrients for Fontina per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 61% 12% 25.6g 9.1 times more than Broccoli
Fats 48% 6% 31.14g 1.1 times less than Cheese
Carbs 1% 69% 1.55g 18.2 times less than Rice
Calories 19% 16% 389kcal 8.3 times more than Orange
Sugar 0% 62% 1.55g 5.8 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 55% 6% 550mg 4.4 times more than Milk
Iron 3% 88% 0.23mg 11.3 times less than Beef
Magnesium 3% 75% 14mg 10 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 49% 14% 346mg 1.9 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 2% 90% 64mg 2.3 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 35% 9% 800mg 1.6 times more than White Bread
Zinc 32% 27% 3.5mg 1.8 times less than Beef
Copper 3% 90% 0.03mg 5.7 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin E 2% 69% 0.27mg 5.4 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 6% 47% 0.6µg 3.7 times less than Egg
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 2% 86% 0.02mg 12.7 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 16% 44% 0.2mg 1.6 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 1% 89% 0.15mg 63.8 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 9% 63% 0.43mg 2.6 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 6% 69% 0.08mg 1.4 times less than Oat
Folate 2% 76% 6µg 10.2 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 70% 34% 1.68µg 2.4 times more than Pork
Vitamin K 2% 62% 2.6µg 39.1 times less than Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 44% 0.36mg 1.2 times more than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 59% 0.94mg 1.3 times more than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 45% 1.38mg 1.5 times more than Salmon
Leucine 0% 43% 2.66mg 1.1 times more than Tuna
Lysine 0% 50% 2.33mg 5.2 times more than Tofu
Methionine 0% 51% 0.71mg 7.4 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 42% 1.5mg 2.2 times more than Egg
Valine 0% 42% 1.93mg 1.1 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 48% 0.96mg 1.3 times more than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 39% 9% 116mg 3.2 times less than Egg
Saturated Fat 96% 6% 19.2g 3.3 times more than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 18% 8.69g 1.1 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 35% 1.65g 28.5 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/170843/nutrients

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