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Nutritional Profile of Ricotta (Cheese, Whole Milk)

We got 122 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Ricotta (Cheese, Whole Milk).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks great (Top 25) for 10 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks notably well (Top 100) for 19 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 20 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

  • Erucic Acid (22:1 n-9) (Monounsaturated Fats)
  • Linolenelaidic Acid (18:3 t) (Polyunsaturated Fats)
  • Cysteine (Amino Acids)
  • Epoxyeicosatrienoic Acid, EET (20:3 n-3) (Polyunsaturated Fats)

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for 23 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.


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Nutrient Content Of Ricotta (Cheese, Whole Milk)

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 Ricotta (Cheese, Whole Milk)

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 Ricotta (Cheese, Whole Milk)

6.9%
11%
7.8%
72.9%
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 Ricotta (Cheese, Whole Milk)

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 Ricotta (Cheese, Whole Milk)

7%
2.6%
0.4%
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!


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Detailed nutrient profile of Ricotta (Cheese, Whole Milk)

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: Ricotta (Cheese, Whole Milk)

In food category: Dairy and Egg Products

Nutrients (122)
per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
In
Cat.
Rank
All
Foods
Carbohydrates (2)
270 mg
76.5 mg
355
1649
Fatty Acids (6)
Saturated Fats (13)
14 mg
4 mg
27
215
6 mg
1.7 mg
19
180
251 mg
71.2 mg
96
223
306 mg
86.7 mg
95
248
199 mg
56.4 mg
80
169
125 mg
35.4 mg
96
280
360 mg
102.1 mg
109
388
4 mg
1.1 mg
10
104
1.2 g
326 mg
103
244
3.4 g
952.5 mg
118
682
116 mg
32.9 mg
23
61
1 g
289.2 mg
138
698
Monounsaturated Fats (16)
251 mg
71.2 mg
24
426
3 mg
0.9 mg
15
208
108 mg
30.6 mg
22
97
2.2 g
629.4 mg
28
559
2.3 g
657.7 mg
200
1443
184 mg
52.2 mg
24
323
196 mg
55.6 mg
156
787
19 mg
5.4 mg
66
455
283 mg
80.2 mg
25
396
Polyunsaturated Fats (28)
2 mg
0.6 mg
6
51
68 mg
19.3 mg
23
127
356 mg
100.9 mg
215
2038
43 mg
12.2 mg
192
913
1 mg
0.3 mg
9
164
Amino Acids (18)
325 mg
92.1 mg
84
649
210 mg
59.5 mg
108
779
735 mg
208.4 mg
72
436
180 mg
51 mg
4
7
1.3 g
368.5 mg
100
512
135 mg
38.3 mg
102
870
175 mg
49.6 mg
102
833
365 mg
103.5 mg
98
669
785 mg
222.5 mg
90
382
655 mg
185.7 mg
91
448
170 mg
48.2 mg
111
780
270 mg
76.5 mg
102
783
565 mg
160.2 mg
93
583
365 mg
103.5 mg
100
722
395 mg
112 mg
92
624
115 mg
32.6 mg
90
350
250 mg
70.9 mg
105
793
325 mg
92.1 mg
112
726
Protein (1)
7.8 g
2.2 g
190
841
Water-soluble Vitamins (9)
4 µg
1.1 µg
76
451
4 µg
1.1 µg
69
285
4 µg
1.1 µg
74
390
168 µg
47.6 µg
186
2361
673 µg
190.8 µg
48
520
327 µg
92.7 µg
137
484
43 µg
12.2 µg
104
841
0.8 µg
0.2 µg
84
650
99 µg
28.1 µg
121
882
Fat-soluble Vitamins (10)
270 µg
76.5 µg
159
616
33 µg
9.4 µg
100
1133
3.1 µg
0.9 µg
17
83
0.6 µg
0.2 µg
117
919
127 µg
36 µg
120
352
445 IU
126.2 IU
100
623
127 µg
36 µg
122
583
0.2 µg
0.1 µg
46
161
0.2 µg
0.1 µg
38
104
Minerals (10)
224 mg
63.5 mg
95
322
18 µg
5.1 µg
119
831
100 µg
28.3 µg
157
926
19.7 mg
5.6 mg
52
336
11 µg
3.1 µg
61
1019
162 mg
45.9 mg
148
502
230 mg
65.2 mg
72
668
5.5 µg
1.6 µg
185
638
105 mg
29.8 mg
257
1044
560 µg
158.8 µg
174
864
Other Micronutrients (3)
48 mg
13.6 mg
134
333
17.5 mg
5 mg
152
981
1.2 g
345.9 mg
18
46
Water (1)
72.9 g
20.7 g
182
952
Other (5)
1.4 g
385.6 mg
109
524
157 kcal
44.5 kcal
161
531
657 kj
186.3 kj
93
534
Figure 1. Nutritional profile of ricotta (cheese, whole milk) with 122 nutrient values.

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Common Serving Sizes Of Ricotta (Cheese, Whole Milk)

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Cup64.6 g2.3 oz
Cup129.0 g4.6 oz
Cup258.0 g9.1 oz

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