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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 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.
16.5 (acidic )
Calories
389
94% Saturated Fat
94% Fats
94% Calcium
91% Sodium
91% Cholesterol
Explanation: This food contains more Saturated Fat than 94% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (6%) which contain more Saturated Fat, this food itself is rich in Saturated Fat more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Fats, Calcium, Sodium and Cholesterol

Fontina Glycemic index (GI)

27
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Macronutrients chart

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
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 389
% Daily Value*
48%
Total Fat 31g
95%
Saturated Fat 19g
Trans Fat g
39%
Cholesterol 116mg
33%
Sodium 800mg
1%
TotalCarbohydrate 2g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 2g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 26g
Vitamin D 23mcg 6%

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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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: 550 mg of 1,000 mg 55%
Iron: 0.23 mg of 18 mg 1%
Magnesium: 14 mg of 400 mg 4%
Phosphorus: 346 mg of 1,000 mg 35%
Potassium: 64 mg of 3,500 mg 2%
Sodium: 800 mg of 2,400 mg 33%
Zinc: 3.5 mg of 15 mg 23%
Copper: 0.025 mg of 2 mg 1%
Manganese: 0.014 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
550 mg
TOP 6%
Sodium
800 mg
TOP 9%
Phosphorus
346 mg
TOP 14%
Zinc
3.5 mg
TOP 27%
Selenium
14.5 mg
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: 913 IU of 5,000 IU 18%
Vitamin E : 0.27 mg of 20 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0.6 µg of 10 µg 6%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.021 mg of 2 mg 1%
Vitamin B2: 0.204 mg of 2 mg 12%
Vitamin B3: 0.15 mg of 20 mg 1%
Vitamin B5: 0.429 mg of 10 mg 4%
Vitamin B6: 0.083 mg of 2 mg 4%
Folate, total: 6 µg of 400 µg 2%
Vitamin B12: 1.68 µg of 6 µg 28%
Vitamin K: 2.6 µg of 80 µg 3%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
913 µg
TOP 20%
Vitamin B12
1.68 µg
TOP 34%
Vitamin B2
0.204 µg
TOP 44%
Vitamin D
0.6 µg
TOP 47%
Vitamin K
2.6 µg
TOP 62%
Vitamin B5
0.429 µg
TOP 63%
Vitamin B6
0.083 µg
TOP 69%
Vitamin E
0.27 µg
TOP 69%
Folate, total
6 µg
TOP 76%
Vitamin B1
0.021 µg
TOP 86%
Vitamin B3
0.15 µg
TOP 89%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

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

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

Fiber content / ratio for Fontina

Sugars: 1.55 g
Fiber: 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 15% 16% 389kcal 8.3 times more than Orange
Sugars 2% 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 1% 88% 0.23mg 11.3 times less than Beef
Magnesium 4% 75% 14mg 10 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 49% 14% 346mg 1.9 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 1% 90% 64mg 2.3 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 33% 9% 800mg 1.6 times more than White Bread
Zinc 32% 27% 3.5mg 1.8 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 90% 0.03mg 5.7 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 18% 20% 913IU 18.3 times less than Carrot
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 1% 86% 0.02mg 12.7 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 12% 44% 0.2mg 1.6 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 1% 89% 0.15mg 63.8 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 4% 63% 0.43mg 2.6 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 4% 69% 0.08mg 1.4 times less than Oat
Folate, total 2% 76% 6µg 10.2 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 28% 34% 1.68µg 2.4 times more than Pork
Vitamin K 3% 62% 2.6µg 39.1 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
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 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/170843/nutrients

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