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Fontina nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

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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)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 389
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 1.55 grams
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)
Oxalates ⓘ Animal products do not contain oxalate. 0mg
TOP 6% Saturated Fat ⓘHigher in Saturated Fat content than 94% of foods
TOP 6% Calcium ⓘHigher in Calcium content than 94% of foods
TOP 6% Fats ⓘHigher in Fats content than 94% of foods
TOP 9% Sodium ⓘHigher in Sodium content than 91% of foods
TOP 9% Cholesterol ⓘHigher in Cholesterol content than 91% of foods

Fontina calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 389
Calories in 1 cup, diced 513 132 g
Calories in 1 cup, shredded 420 108 g
Calories in 1 oz 110 28.35 g
Calories in 1 cubic inch 58 15 g

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.
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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%

Macronutrients chart

25% 31% 2% 37% 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

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

65% 29% 6%
Saturated Fat: 19.196 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.687 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.654 g

Fiber content ratio for Fontina

100%
Sugar: 1.55 g
Fiber: 0 g
Other: 0 g

All nutrients for Fontina per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 389kcal 19% 16% 8.3 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 25.6g 61% 12% 9.1 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 31.14g 48% 6% 1.1 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0% 100% N/ALemon
Net carbs 1.55g N/A 67% 34.9 times less than ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 1.55g 1% 69% 18.2 times less than RiceRice
Cholesterol 116mg 39% 9% 3.2 times less than EggEgg
Vitamin D 0.6µg 6% 47% 3.7 times less than EggEgg
Iron 0.23mg 3% 88% 11.3 times less than BeefBeef
Calcium 550mg 55% 6% 4.4 times more than MilkMilk
Potassium 64mg 2% 90% 2.3 times less than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 14mg 3% 75% 10 times less than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 1.55g N/A 62% 5.8 times less than Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
Fiber 0g 0% 100% N/AOrange
Copper 0.03mg 3% 90% 5.7 times less than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 3.5mg 32% 27% 1.8 times less than BeefBeef
Phosphorus 346mg 49% 14% 1.9 times more than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 800mg 35% 9% 1.6 times more than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 913IU 18% 20% 18.3 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 261µg 29% 24%
Vitamin E 0.27mg 2% 69% 5.4 times less than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Selenium 14.5µg 26% 54%
Manganese 0.01mg 1% 83%
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 2% 86% 12.7 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 16% 44% 1.6 times more than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 0.15mg 1% 89% 63.8 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.43mg 9% 63% 2.6 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 6% 69% 1.4 times less than OatOat
Vitamin B12 1.68µg 70% 34% 2.4 times more than PorkPork
Vitamin K 2.6µg 2% 62% 39.1 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Folate 6µg 2% 76% 10.2 times less than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Saturated Fat 19.2g 96% 6% 3.3 times more than BeefBeef
Monounsaturated Fat 8.69g N/A 18% 1.1 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.65g N/A 35% 28.5 times less than WalnutWalnut
Tryptophan 0.36mg 0% 44% 1.2 times more than Chicken meatChicken meat
Threonine 0.94mg 0% 59% 1.3 times more than BeefBeef
Isoleucine 1.38mg 0% 45% 1.5 times more than Salmon rawSalmon raw
Leucine 2.66mg 0% 43% 1.1 times more than Tuna BluefinTuna Bluefin
Lysine 2.33mg 0% 50% 5.2 times more than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.71mg 0% 51% 7.4 times more than QuinoaQuinoa
Phenylalanine 1.5mg 0% 42% 2.2 times more than EggEgg
Valine 1.93mg 0% 42% 1.1 times less than Soybean rawSoybean raw
Histidine 0.96mg 0% 48% 1.3 times more than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
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%

*
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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Fontina nutrition infographic

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References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. 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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