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Nutritional Profile of American Cheese (Restaurant)

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We got 83 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for American Cheese (Restaurant).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks first-rate (Top 25) for 24 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks notably well (Top 100) for 16 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Dairy and Egg Products) shows that it ranks great (Top 10) for 45 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for nine additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of American Cheese (Restaurant)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of American Cheese (Restaurant)

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of American Cheese (Restaurant)

6.4%
31.1%
17.5%
39.5%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of American Cheese (Restaurant)

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of American Cheese (Restaurant)

17.7%
6.6%
1.2%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of American Cheese (Restaurant)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: American Cheese (Restaurant)

In food category: Dairy and Egg Products

Carbohydrates (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
6.4 g
1.8 g
178
1895
Galactose
120 mg
34 mg
19
39
Glucose
10 mg
2.8 mg
34
403
Lactose
3.6 g
1 g
21
40
Sugars
3.8 g
1.1 g
7
40
Fatty Acids (6)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
6.6 g
1.9 g
83
693
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
1.2 g
348.7 mg
122
1405
Fatty Acids, total saturated
17.7 g
5 g
40
159
Fatty Acids, total trans
1 g
286.3 mg
9
131
Total Fat (NLEA)
26.6 g
7.5 g
4
17
Total Lipid (Fat)
31.1 g
8.8 g
29
288
Saturated Fats (14)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Arachidic Acid (20:0)
41 mg
11.6 mg
13
188
Behenic Acid (22:0)
16 mg
4.5 mg
10
170
Butyric Acid (4:0)
656 mg
186 mg
52
71
Capric Acid (10:0)
759 mg
215.2 mg
27
85
Caproic Acid (6:0)
526 mg
149.1 mg
23
39
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
327 mg
92.7 mg
37
142
Heneicosanoic Acid (21:0)
4 mg
1.1 mg
2
8
Heptadecanoic Acid (17:0)
172 mg
48.8 mg
10
154
Lauric Acid (12:0)
856 mg
242.7 mg
50
219
Lignoceric Acid (24:0)
8 mg
2.3 mg
6
100
Myristic Acid (14:0)
2.8 g
779.6 mg
51
114
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
8.3 g
2.4 g
32
168
Pentadecanoic Acid (15:0)
295 mg
83.6 mg
9
20
Stearic Acid (18:0)
3 g
856.2 mg
44
316
Monounsaturated Fats (14)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
cis-10-Heptadecenoic Acid (17:1 c)
52 mg
14.7 mg
4
13
cis-13-Eicosenoic Acid (20:1 c)
49 mg
13.9 mg
6
27
cis-9-Tetradecenoic Acid (14:1 c)
215 mg
61 mg
6
8
cis-Erucic Acid (22:1 c)
2 mg
0.6 mg
4
52
Elaidic Acid (18:1 t)
698 mg
197.9 mg
10
181
Erucic Acid (22:1 n-9)
2 mg
0.6 mg
2
10
Heptadecenoic Acid (17:1)
52 mg
14.7 mg
9
138
Lauroleic Acid (12:1)
16 mg
4.5 mg
2
2
Myristelaidic Acid (14:1 t)
47 mg
13.3 mg
1
1
Nervonic Acid (24:1 c)
1 mg
0.3 mg
5
47
Oleate (18:1 c)
5.9 g
1.7 g
13
262
Palmitelaidic Acid (16:1 t)
87 mg
24.7 mg
7
9
Palmitoleate (16:1 c)
367 mg
104 mg
11
202
trans-Monoenoic Fatty Acids
832 mg
235.9 mg
10
140
Polyunsaturated Fats (26)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Adrenic Acid, AdA (22:4)
7 mg
2 mg
9
45
alpha-Linolenic Acid, ALA (18:3 n-3)
143 mg
40.5 mg
6
349
cis-11,14-Eicosadienoic Acid (20:2 c)
6 mg
1.7 mg
4
17
cis-Docosahexaenoic Acid (22:6 c)
1 mg
0.3 mg
3
10
cis-Eicosapentaenoic Acid (20:5 c)
9 mg
2.6 mg
4
7
cis-Eicosatetraenoic Acid (20:4 c)
42 mg
11.9 mg
5
17
cis-Epoxyeicosatrienoic Acid (20:3 c)
35 mg
9.9 mg
3
6
cis-Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6 c,c)
936 mg
265.4 mg
9
424
Conjugated Linoleic Acid, CLA (18:2)
123 mg
34.9 mg
13
79
Dihomo-gamma-Linolenic Acid (20:3 n-6)
34 mg
9.6 mg
5
25
Docosadienoic Acid (22:2)
2 mg
0.6 mg
3
7
Docosahexaenoic Acid, DHA (22:6 n-3)
1 mg
0.3 mg
44
421
Docosapentaenoic Acid, DPA (22:5 n-3)
17 mg
4.8 mg
10
180
Eicosadienoic Acid (20:2 n-6 c,c)
6 mg
1.7 mg
15
138
Eicosapentaenoic Acid, EPA (20:5 n-3)
9 mg
2.6 mg
8
328
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
42 mg
11.9 mg
75
252
Elaidolinolenic Acid (18:3 c)
153 mg
43.4 mg
2
22
Epoxyeicosatrienoic Acid, EET (20:3 n-3)
1 mg
0.3 mg
4
30
gamma-Linolenic Acid, GLA (18:3 n-6)
10 mg
2.8 mg
9
74
Linelaidic Acid (18:2 t)
175 mg
49.6 mg
9
47
Linolenelaidic Acid (18:3 t)
3 mg
0.9 mg
1
1
Octadecadienoic Acid (18:2 c)
1.1 g
300.5 mg
3
28
Osbond Acid (22:5 c)
17 mg
4.8 mg
4
6
Parinaric Acid (18:4)
5 mg
1.4 mg
6
160
trans-Dienoic Fatty Acids
175 mg
49.6 mg
4
4
trans-Polyenoic Fatty Acids
3 mg
0.9 mg
33
223
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
17.5 g
5 g
72
399
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
508 mg
144 mg
68
144
Copper, Cu
42 µg
11.9 µg
95
807
Iodine, I
54.1 µg
15.3 µg
5
6
Iron, Fe
240 µg
68 µg
143
905
Magnesium, Mg
25 mg
7.1 mg
46
322
Manganese, Mn
18 µg
5.1 µg
54
1012
Phosphorus, P
380 mg
107.7 mg
83
288
Potassium, K
173 mg
49 mg
118
725
Sodium, Na
1.6 g
453.6 mg
12
112
Zinc, Zn
2.5 mg
694.6 µg
66
668
Other Micronutrients (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Nitrogen
2.7 g
776.8 mg
10
23
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
39.5 g
11.2 g
338
1832
Other (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
5.6 g
1.6 g
33
169
Energy (Atwater General Factors)
375 kcal
106.3 kcal
6
14
Energy (Atwater Specific Factors)
373 kcal
105.7 kcal
7
15
Kcal (Energy)
375 kcal
106.3 kcal
37
313
KJ (Energy)
1,570 kj
445.1 kj
28
149
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of american cheese (restaurant) with 83 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of American Cheese (Restaurant)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Slice16.0 g0.6 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of american cheese (restaurant)

13 Similar Dairy or Egg Products

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Similar Dairy and Egg Products 1 - 13

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American CheeseNo of
Nutrients
56
(Nonfat Or Fat Free)
33
(Nonfat Or Fat Free)
29
(Pasteurized Process, Low Fat)
51
(Reduced Fat)
46
(Reduced Sodium)
46
(Without Added Vitamin D, Pasteurized Process)
113
American Cheese FoodNo of
Nutrients
61
(Pasteurized Process, Vitamin D Fortified)
113
(Pasteurized Process, Without Added Vitamin D)
117
American Cheese ProductNo of
Nutrients
(Pasteurized Process, Vitamin D Fortified)
98
American Cheese SpreadNo of
Nutrients
(Pasteurized Process)
72
Cheddar Or American CheeseNo of
Nutrients
(Low Sodium, Pasteurized Process)
51
Figure 5. Similar dairy and egg products 1 to 13.

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