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Nutritional Profile of Fresh Queso Fresco (Cheese)

We got 95 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Fresh Queso Fresco (Cheese).

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 one nutrient:

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks quite high (Top 100) for 20 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 13 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for 27 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Fresh Queso Fresco (Cheese)

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 Fresh Queso Fresco (Cheese)

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 Fresh Queso Fresco (Cheese)

3%
23.8%
18.1%
51.4%
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 Fresh Queso Fresco (Cheese)

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 Fresh Queso Fresco (Cheese)

12.9%
6%
1.1%
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 Fresh Queso Fresco (Cheese)

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: Fresh Queso Fresco (Cheese)

In food category: Dairy and Egg Products

Carbohydrates (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
3 g
844.8 mg
286
2225
Lactose
2.3 g
657.7 mg
39
70
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
2.3 g
657.7 mg
245
1444
Fatty Acids (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
6 g
1.7 g
104
798
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
1.1 g
314.7 mg
133
1472
Fatty Acids, total saturated
12.9 g
3.7 g
70
222
Fatty Acids, total trans
834 mg
236.4 mg
15
180
Total Lipid (Fat)
23.8 g
6.7 g
70
382
Saturated Fats (13)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Arachidic Acid (20:0)
33 mg
9.4 mg
17
196
Behenic Acid (22:0)
12 mg
3.4 mg
14
174
Butyric Acid (4:0)
486 mg
137.8 mg
72
112
Capric Acid (10:0)
569 mg
161.3 mg
60
135
Caproic Acid (6:0)
387 mg
109.7 mg
49
74
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
244 mg
69.2 mg
68
193
Heptadecanoic Acid (17:0)
136 mg
38.6 mg
15
189
Lauric Acid (12:0)
651 mg
184.6 mg
64
267
Lignoceric Acid (24:0)
8 mg
2.3 mg
6
100
Myristic Acid (14:0)
2.1 g
603.8 mg
73
154
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
5.7 g
1.6 g
76
386
Pentadecanoic Acid (15:0)
222 mg
62.9 mg
15
31
Stearic Acid (18:0)
2.4 g
680.4 mg
71
389
Monounsaturated Fats (14)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
cis-Erucic Acid (22:1 c)
3 mg
0.9 mg
3
51
Elaidic Acid (18:1 t)
601 mg
170.4 mg
16
223
Erucic Acid (22:1)
3 mg
0.9 mg
15
208
Heptadecenoic Acid (17:1)
44 mg
12.5 mg
13
146
Myristoleic Acid (14:1)
169 mg
47.9 mg
16
52
Nervonic Acid (24:1 c)
3 mg
0.9 mg
3
45
Oleate (18:1 c)
4.7 g
1.3 g
18
343
Oleic Acid (18:1)
5.3 g
1.5 g
105
853
Palmitelaidic Acid (16:1 t)
73 mg
20.7 mg
11
20
Palmitoleate (16:1 c)
335 mg
95 mg
15
223
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
408 mg
115.7 mg
79
575
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
38 mg
10.8 mg
50
436
Pentadecenoic Acid (15:1)
3 mg
0.9 mg
2
58
trans-Monoenoic Fatty Acids
674 mg
191.1 mg
16
192
Polyunsaturated Fats (18)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Adrenic Acid, AdA (22:4)
8 mg
2.3 mg
8
44
alpha-Linolenic Acid, ALA (18:3 n-3)
99 mg
28.1 mg
17
391
cis-Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6 c,c)
591 mg
167.5 mg
21
556
Conjugated Linoleic Acid, CLA (18:2)
135 mg
38.3 mg
11
71
Dihomo-gamma-Linolenic Acid (20:3 n-6)
25 mg
7.1 mg
11
34
Docosahexaenoic Acid, DHA (22:6 n-3)
3 mg
0.9 mg
42
419
Docosapentaenoic Acid, DPA (22:5 n-3)
15 mg
4.3 mg
12
182
Eicosadienoic Acid (20:2 n-6 c,c)
6 mg
1.7 mg
15
138
Eicosapentaenoic Acid, EPA (20:5 n-3)
8 mg
2.3 mg
9
329
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
35 mg
9.9 mg
80
259
Eicosatrienoic Acid (20:3)
27 mg
7.7 mg
9
49
Epoxyeicosatrienoic Acid, EET (20:3 n-3)
2 mg
0.6 mg
3
29
gamma-Linolenic Acid, GLA (18:3 n-6)
9 mg
2.6 mg
10
75
Linelaidic Acid (18:2 t)
160 mg
45.4 mg
13
57
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
887 mg
251.5 mg
134
1516
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
108 mg
30.6 mg
150
848
Parinaric Acid (18:4)
6 mg
1.7 mg
5
159
trans-Polyenoic Fatty Acids
160 mg
45.4 mg
11
87
Amino Acids (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Betaine
3.3 mg
935.5 µg
1
295
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
18.1 g
5.1 g
69
386
Water-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
7 µg
2 µg
73
448
Folate, food
7 µg
2 µg
66
282
Folate, total
7 µg
2 µg
71
387
Niacin
27 µg
7.7 µg
291
2499
Pantothenic Acid
358 µg
101.5 µg
108
830
Riboflavin
173 µg
49 µg
225
638
Thiamin
42 µg
11.9 µg
105
842
Vitamin B12
1.7 µg
0.5 µg
32
560
Vitamin B6
76 µg
21.5 µg
138
905
Fat-soluble Vitamins (15)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
370 µg
104.9 µg
153
606
alpha-Tocotrienol
30 µg
8.5 µg
8
88
beta-Carotene
41 µg
11.6 µg
94
1125
beta-Cryptoxanthin
2 µg
0.6 µg
22
183
gamma-Tocopherol
40 µg
11.3 µg
13
431
gamma-Tocotrienol
40 µg
11.3 µg
3
92
Lutein + Zeaxanthin
3 µg
0.9 µg
121
1032
Menaquinone-4
3.6 µg
1 µg
16
78
Phylloquinone
1 µg
0.3 µg
113
915
Retinol
221 µg
62.7 µg
59
268
Vitamin A, IU
806 IU
228.5 IU
50
431
Vitamin A, RAE
224 µg
63.5 µg
61
489
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
2.7 µg
0.8 µg
18
128
Vitamin D (D2 + D3), International Units
110 IU
31.2 IU
15
109
Vitamin D3
2.7 µg
0.8 µg
13
75
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
566 mg
160.5 mg
62
136
Copper, Cu
33 µg
9.4 µg
104
816
Iron, Fe
200 µg
56.7 µg
147
911
Magnesium, Mg
24 mg
6.8 mg
47
323
Manganese, Mn
14 µg
4 µg
58
1016
Phosphorus, P
385 mg
109.1 mg
82
283
Potassium, K
129 mg
36.6 mg
162
769
Selenium, Se
19.3 µg
5.5 µg
122
498
Sodium, Na
751 mg
212.9 mg
64
399
Zinc, Zn
2.6 mg
731.4 µg
61
655
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
69 mg
19.6 mg
120
312
Choline
12.5 mg
3.5 mg
192
1031
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
51.4 g
14.6 g
288
1593
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
3.7 g
1 g
63
293
Kcal (Energy)
299 kcal
84.8 kcal
80
389
KJ (Energy)
1,250 kj
354.4 kj
53
181
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of fresh queso fresco (cheese) with 95 nutrient values.

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Common Serving Sizes Of Fresh Queso Fresco (Cheese)

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Cup, Crumbled122.0 g4.3 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of fresh queso fresco (cheese)

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