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Nutritional Profile of Ricotta (Cheese, Part Skim Milk)

We got 71 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Ricotta (Cheese, Part Skim Milk).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks well (Top 250) for seven nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks decently (Top 500) for 21 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 well (Top 50) for three nutrients.

These are

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks decently (Top 100) for 25 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Ricotta (Cheese, Part Skim 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, Part Skim 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, Part Skim Milk)

5.1%
7.9%
11.4%
74.4%
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, Part Skim 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, Part Skim Milk)

4.9%
2.3%
0.3%
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 Ricotta (Cheese, Part Skim 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, Part Skim Milk)

In food category: Dairy and Egg Products

Carbohydrates (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
5.1 g
1.5 g
207
2015
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
310 mg
87.9 mg
352
1645
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
2.3 g
654.9 mg
218
1490
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
260 mg
73.7 mg
252
2255
Fatty Acids, total saturated
4.9 g
1.4 g
138
862
Total Lipid (Fat)
7.9 g
2.2 g
200
960
Saturated Fats (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Butyric Acid (4:0)
254 mg
72 mg
94
220
Capric Acid (10:0)
151 mg
42.8 mg
129
381
Caproic Acid (6:0)
65 mg
18.4 mg
125
293
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
73 mg
20.7 mg
118
331
Lauric Acid (12:0)
105 mg
29.8 mg
170
605
Myristic Acid (14:0)
808 mg
229.1 mg
113
383
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
2.4 g
691.7 mg
167
875
Stearic Acid (18:0)
866 mg
245.5 mg
169
829
Monounsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
1.9 g
544.3 mg
220
1554
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
277 mg
78.5 mg
109
706
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
190 mg
53.9 mg
256
2204
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
70 mg
19.8 mg
171
886
Amino Acids (18)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Alanine
505 mg
143.2 mg
75
496
Arginine
639 mg
181.2 mg
64
420
Aspartic Acid
1 g
286.3 mg
59
288
Cystine
100 mg
28.3 mg
65
396
Glutamic Acid
2.5 g
700.2 mg
60
395
Glycine
298 mg
84.5 mg
69
715
Histidine
464 mg
131.5 mg
57
568
Isoleucine
596 mg
169 mg
65
469
Leucine
1.2 g
351.5 mg
58
221
Lysine
1.4 g
382.7 mg
46
220
Methionine
284 mg
80.5 mg
83
671
Phenylalanine
562 mg
159.3 mg
68
518
Proline
1.1 g
306.2 mg
57
160
Serine
582 mg
165 mg
73
524
Threonine
523 mg
148.3 mg
78
527
Tryptophan
127 mg
36 mg
84
338
Tyrosine
596 mg
169 mg
56
475
Valine
700 mg
198.4 mg
71
403
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
11.4 g
3.2 g
128
577
Water-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
13 µg
3.7 µg
67
442
Folate, food
13 µg
3.7 µg
60
276
Folate, total
13 µg
3.7 µg
65
379
Niacin
78 µg
22.1 µg
258
2451
Pantothenic Acid
242 µg
68.6 µg
138
944
Riboflavin
185 µg
52.4 µg
216
626
Thiamin
21 µg
6 µg
126
863
Vitamin B12
0.3 µg
0.1 µg
132
701
Vitamin B6
20 µg
5.7 µg
191
961
Fat-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
70 µg
19.8 µg
179
637
beta-Carotene
20 µg
5.7 µg
113
1146
Phylloquinone
0.7 µg
0.2 µg
116
918
Retinol
105 µg
29.8 µg
134
374
Vitamin A, IU
384 IU
108.9 IU
111
670
Vitamin A, RAE
107 µg
30.3 µg
135
603
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
0.1 µg
0.03 µg
47
162
Vitamin D (D2 + D3), International Units
6 IU
1.7 IU
67
201
Vitamin D3
0.1 µg
0.03 µg
39
105
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
272 mg
77.1 mg
89
277
Copper, Cu
34 µg
9.6 µg
103
815
Iron, Fe
440 µg
124.7 µg
124
882
Magnesium, Mg
15 mg
4.3 mg
57
348
Manganese, Mn
10 µg
2.8 µg
62
1020
Phosphorus, P
183 mg
51.9 mg
132
481
Potassium, K
125 mg
35.4 mg
166
773
Selenium, Se
16.7 µg
4.7 µg
134
524
Sodium, Na
99 mg
28.1 mg
261
1050
Zinc, Zn
1.3 mg
379.9 µg
110
779
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
31 mg
8.8 mg
149
350
Choline
16.3 mg
4.6 mg
163
993
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
74.4 g
21.1 g
169
898
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
1.2 g
326 mg
119
545
Kcal (Energy)
138 kcal
39.1 kcal
177
550
KJ (Energy)
578 kj
163.9 kj
107
612
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of ricotta (cheese, part skim milk) with 71 nutrient values.

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Common Serving Sizes Of Ricotta (Cheese, Part Skim Milk)

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Cup124.0 g4.4 oz
Cup246.0 g8.7 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of ricotta (cheese, part skim milk)

2 Similar Dairy or Egg Products

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Similar Dairy and Egg Products 1 - 2

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RicottaNo of
Nutrients
(Cheese, Whole Milk)
122
(Cheese)
51
Figure 5. Similar dairy and egg products 1 to 2.

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