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Nutritional Profile of Cottage Cheese (Lowfat, 2% Milkfat)

We got 108 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Cottage Cheese (Lowfat, 2% Milkfat).

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 five nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks quite high (Top 100) for 15 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 first-rate (Top 10) for eight nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for 15 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Cottage Cheese (Lowfat, 2% Milkfat)

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 Cottage Cheese (Lowfat, 2% Milkfat)

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 Cottage Cheese (Lowfat, 2% Milkfat)

4.3%
2.3%
11%
81.1%
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 Cottage Cheese (Lowfat, 2% Milkfat)

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 Cottage Cheese (Lowfat, 2% Milkfat)

1.3%
0.5%
0.1%
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 Cottage Cheese (Lowfat, 2% Milkfat)

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: Cottage Cheese (Lowfat, 2% Milkfat)

In food category: Dairy and Egg Products

Carbohydrates (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
4.3 g
1.2 g
242
2094
Galactose
120 mg
34 mg
19
39
Lactose
4 g
1.1 g
15
32
Sugars
4.1 g
1.2 g
6
38
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
4 g
1.1 g
202
1276
Fatty Acids (6)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
469 mg
133 mg
332
2409
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
72 mg
20.4 mg
312
2443
Fatty Acids, total saturated
1.3 g
357.2 mg
282
1727
Fatty Acids, total trans
69 mg
19.6 mg
41
692
Total Fat (NLEA)
1.9 g
530.1 mg
11
50
Total Lipid (Fat)
2.3 g
652 mg
289
1518
Saturated Fats (12)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Arachidic Acid (20:0)
3 mg
0.9 mg
30
226
Behenic Acid (22:0)
1 mg
0.3 mg
23
185
Butyric Acid (4:0)
40 mg
11.3 mg
180
418
Capric Acid (10:0)
61 mg
17.3 mg
185
471
Caproic Acid (6:0)
35 mg
9.9 mg
146
323
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
26 mg
7.4 mg
151
378
Heptadecanoic Acid (17:0)
10 mg
2.8 mg
45
313
Lauric Acid (12:0)
62 mg
17.6 mg
199
648
Myristic Acid (14:0)
201 mg
57 mg
213
949
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
568 mg
161 mg
296
1714
Pentadecanoic Acid (15:0)
22 mg
6.2 mg
35
154
Stearic Acid (18:0)
228 mg
64.6 mg
294
1463
Monounsaturated Fats (13)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
cis-10-Heptadecenoic Acid (17:1 c)
4 mg
1.1 mg
10
33
cis-13-Eicosenoic Acid (20:1 c)
3 mg
0.9 mg
11
47
cis-9-Tetradecenoic Acid (14:1 c)
19 mg
5.4 mg
11
17
Elaidic Acid (18:1 t)
51 mg
14.5 mg
34
614
Heptadecenoic Acid (17:1)
4 mg
1.1 mg
29
186
Myristoleic Acid (14:1)
20 mg
5.7 mg
31
184
Oleate (18:1 c)
419 mg
118.8 mg
36
800
Oleic Acid (18:1)
460 mg
130.4 mg
325
2374
Palmitelaidic Acid (16:1 t)
5 mg
1.4 mg
22
81
Palmitoleate (16:1 c)
24 mg
6.8 mg
32
479
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
30 mg
8.5 mg
235
953
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
3 mg
0.9 mg
79
471
trans-Monoenoic Fatty Acids
56 mg
15.9 mg
36
600
Polyunsaturated Fats (19)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Linolenic Acid, ALA (18:3 n-3)
7 mg
2 mg
39
481
cis-Eicosapentaenoic Acid (20:5 c)
1 mg
0.3 mg
8
14
cis-Eicosatetraenoic Acid (20:4 c)
3 mg
0.9 mg
10
33
cis-Epoxyeicosatrienoic Acid (20:3 c)
2 mg
0.6 mg
10
23
cis-Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6 c,c)
49 mg
13.9 mg
39
971
Conjugated Linoleic Acid, CLA (18:2)
9 mg
2.6 mg
30
180
Dihomo-gamma-Linolenic Acid (20:3 n-6)
2 mg
0.6 mg
23
57
Docosapentaenoic Acid, DPA (22:5 n-3)
1 mg
0.3 mg
26
196
Eicosapentaenoic Acid, EPA (20:5 n-3)
1 mg
0.3 mg
16
336
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
3 mg
0.9 mg
105
291
Eicosatrienoic Acid (20:3)
2 mg
0.6 mg
22
74
Elaidolinolenic Acid (18:3 c)
7 mg
2 mg
12
51
Linelaidic Acid (18:2 t)
13 mg
3.7 mg
28
182
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
70 mg
19.8 mg
302
2324
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
7 mg
2 mg
225
949
Octadecadienoic Acid (18:2 c)
58 mg
16.4 mg
12
54
Osbond Acid (22:5 c)
1 mg
0.3 mg
9
21
trans-Dienoic Fatty Acids
13 mg
3.7 mg
10
25
trans-Polyenoic Fatty Acids
13 mg
3.7 mg
27
213
Amino Acids (19)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Alanine
409 mg
115.9 mg
79
568
Arginine
467 mg
132.4 mg
81
548
Aspartic Acid
963 mg
273 mg
60
308
Betaine
600 µg
170.1 µg
10
321
Cystine
62 mg
17.6 mg
76
434
Glutamic Acid
2.5 g
694.6 mg
61
397
Glycine
209 mg
59.3 mg
80
800
Histidine
306 mg
86.7 mg
73
708
Isoleucine
556 mg
157.6 mg
73
500
Leucine
1.1 g
297.7 mg
69
240
Lysine
878 mg
248.9 mg
66
327
Methionine
253 mg
71.7 mg
87
701
Phenylalanine
543 mg
153.9 mg
69
534
Proline
1.2 g
328.9 mg
55
152
Serine
601 mg
170.4 mg
70
505
Threonine
470 mg
133.2 mg
83
567
Tryptophan
138 mg
39.1 mg
78
327
Tyrosine
568 mg
161 mg
59
503
Valine
703 mg
199.3 mg
70
400
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
11 g
3.1 g
134
590
Water-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
8 µg
2.3 µg
72
447
Folate, food
8 µg
2.3 µg
65
281
Folate, total
10 µg
2.8 µg
68
382
Niacin
90 µg
25.5 µg
247
2439
Pantothenic Acid
508 µg
144 µg
61
683
Riboflavin
234 µg
66.3 µg
181
577
Thiamin
20 µg
5.7 µg
127
864
Vitamin B12
0.4 µg
0.1 µg
119
686
Vitamin B6
57 µg
16.2 µg
157
924
Fat-soluble Vitamins (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
80 µg
22.7 µg
178
636
beta-Carotene
6 µg
1.7 µg
125
1160
Retinol
69 µg
19.6 µg
161
410
Vitamin A, IU
236 IU
66.9 IU
125
805
Vitamin A, RAE
69 µg
19.6 µg
163
641
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
103 mg
29.2 mg
175
442
Copper, Cu
30 µg
8.5 µg
107
819
Iron, Fe
130 µg
36.9 µg
154
920
Magnesium, Mg
8.9 mg
2.5 mg
71
382
Manganese, Mn
15 µg
4.3 µg
57
1015
Phosphorus, P
148 mg
42 mg
156
516
Potassium, K
120 mg
34 mg
170
778
Selenium, Se
14.6 µg
4.1 µg
147
545
Sodium, Na
321 mg
91 mg
184
828
Zinc, Zn
610 µg
172.9 µg
169
859
Other Micronutrients (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
12 mg
3.4 mg
167
369
Choline
16.3 mg
4.6 mg
163
993
Nitrogen
1.7 g
490.4 mg
15
40
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
81.1 g
23 g
94
642
Other (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
1.3 g
354.4 mg
114
535
Energy (Atwater General Factors)
82 kcal
23.2 kcal
16
57
Energy (Atwater Specific Factors)
84 kcal
23.8 kcal
16
56
Kcal (Energy)
84 kcal
23.8 kcal
223
605
KJ (Energy)
352 kj
99.8 kj
149
828
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of cottage cheese (lowfat, 2% milkfat) with 108 nutrient values.

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Common Serving Sizes Of Cottage Cheese (Lowfat, 2% Milkfat)

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Cup220.0 g7.8 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of cottage cheese (lowfat, 2% milkfat)

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(Cheese, With Gelatin Dessert & Vegetables)
50
(Cheese, With Gelatin Dessert)
45
(Dry Curd)
42
(Lowfat, 1-2% Fat)
48
(Lowfat, 1% Milkfat, Lactose Reduced)
49
(Lowfat, 1% Milkfat, No Sodium Added)
48
(Lowfat, 1% Milkfat)
69
(Lowfat, Lactose Reduced)
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(Lowfat, Low Sodium)
45
(Nonfat, Uncreamed, Dry, Large Or Small Curd)
70
(Not Further Specified)
48
(Salted, Dry Curd)
42
(With Fruit, Lowfat)
53
(With Fruit)
53
(With Vegetables, Lowfat, 1% Milkfat)
50
(With Vegetables, Lowfat)
47
(With Vegetables)
69
(With Vegetables)
53
(Large Or Small Curd)
77
(Large Or Small Curd)
45
71
46
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