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Nutritional Profile of Cheddar (Cheese, Includes USDA Food Distr. Program)

We got 128 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Cheddar (Cheese, Includes USDA Food Distr. Program).

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 19 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks notably well (Top 100) for 28 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-class (Top 10) for 44 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for 21 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Cheddar (Cheese, Includes USDA Food Distr. Program)

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 Cheddar (Cheese, Includes USDA Food Distr. Program)

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 Cheddar (Cheese, Includes USDA Food Distr. Program)

2.4%
34%
23.3%
36.6%
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 Cheddar (Cheese, Includes USDA Food Distr. Program)

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 Cheddar (Cheese, Includes USDA Food Distr. Program)

19.2%
7.4%
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 Cheddar (Cheese, Includes USDA Food Distr. Program)

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: Cheddar (Cheese, Includes USDA Food Distr. Program)

In food category: Dairy and Egg Products

Carbohydrates (6)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
2.4 g
691.7 mg
308
2277
Galactose
70 mg
19.8 mg
22
44
Glucose
100 mg
28.3 mg
32
394
Lactose
160 mg
45.4 mg
56
183
Sugars
330 mg
93.6 mg
13
67
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
480 mg
136.1 mg
338
1628
Fatty Acids (6)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
7.4 g
2.1 g
67
592
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
1.2 g
334.5 mg
126
1436
Fatty Acids, total saturated
19.2 g
5.4 g
24
140
Fatty Acids, total trans
1.1 g
323.2 mg
8
119
Total Fat (NLEA)
29 g
8.2 g
2
14
Total Lipid (Fat)
34 g
9.6 g
18
255
Saturated Fats (13)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Arachidic Acid (20:0)
49 mg
13.9 mg
8
180
Behenic Acid (22:0)
15 mg
4.3 mg
11
171
Butyric Acid (4:0)
653 mg
185.1 mg
53
72
Capric Acid (10:0)
843 mg
239 mg
21
71
Caproic Acid (6:0)
543 mg
153.9 mg
18
34
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
349 mg
98.9 mg
30
133
Heptadecanoic Acid (17:0)
196 mg
55.6 mg
6
134
Lauric Acid (12:0)
963 mg
273 mg
40
204
Lignoceric Acid (24:0)
9 mg
2.6 mg
5
99
Myristic Acid (14:0)
3.1 g
878.8 mg
31
92
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
8.8 g
2.5 g
24
137
Pentadecanoic Acid (15:0)
327 mg
92.7 mg
5
13
Stearic Acid (18:0)
3.4 g
961 mg
30
278
Monounsaturated Fats (16)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
cis-10-Heptadecenoic Acid (17:1 c)
61 mg
17.3 mg
3
9
cis-13-Eicosenoic Acid (20:1 c)
64 mg
18.1 mg
3
22
cis-9-Tetradecenoic Acid (14:1 c)
310 mg
87.9 mg
2
2
cis-Erucic Acid (22:1 c)
1 mg
0.3 mg
5
53
Elaidic Acid (18:1 t)
816 mg
231.3 mg
8
144
Erucic Acid (22:1)
1 mg
0.3 mg
17
210
Heptadecenoic Acid (17:1)
61 mg
17.3 mg
6
129
Myristoleic Acid (14:1)
296 mg
83.9 mg
6
24
Nervonic Acid (24:1 c)
1 mg
0.3 mg
5
47
Oleate (18:1 c)
6.6 g
1.9 g
9
225
Oleic Acid (18:1)
7.4 g
2.1 g
43
562
Palmitelaidic Acid (16:1 t)
104 mg
29.5 mg
5
7
Palmitoleate (16:1 c)
412 mg
116.8 mg
7
173
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
504 mg
142.9 mg
59
480
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
64 mg
18.1 mg
30
410
trans-Monoenoic Fatty Acids
920 mg
260.8 mg
9
117
Polyunsaturated Fats (28)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
18:3i
3 mg
0.9 mg
5
50
Adrenic Acid, AdA (22:4)
8 mg
2.3 mg
8
44
alpha-Linolenic Acid, ALA (18:3 n-3)
116 mg
32.9 mg
13
374
cis-11,14-Eicosadienoic Acid (20:2 c)
7 mg
2 mg
3
16
cis-Docosahexaenoic Acid (22:6 c)
1 mg
0.3 mg
3
10
cis-Eicosapentaenoic Acid (20:5 c)
10 mg
2.8 mg
3
6
cis-Eicosatetraenoic Acid (20:4 c)
51 mg
14.5 mg
2
12
cis-Epoxyeicosatrienoic Acid (20:3 c)
37 mg
10.5 mg
2
5
cis-Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6 c,c)
772 mg
218.9 mg
16
479
Conjugated Linoleic Acid, CLA (18:2)
167 mg
47.3 mg
7
57
Dihomo-gamma-Linolenic Acid (20:3 n-6)
36 mg
10.2 mg
4
23
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)
18 mg
5.1 mg
9
179
Eicosadienoic Acid (20:2 n-6 c,c)
7 mg
2 mg
14
137
Eicosapentaenoic Acid, EPA (20:5 n-3)
10 mg
2.8 mg
7
327
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
51 mg
14.5 mg
68
243
Eicosatrienoic Acid (20:3)
37 mg
10.5 mg
4
39
Elaidolinolenic Acid (18:3 c)
118 mg
33.5 mg
6
29
Epoxyeicosatrienoic Acid, EET (20:3 n-3)
1 mg
0.3 mg
4
30
gamma-Linolenic Acid, GLA (18:3 n-6)
2 mg
0.6 mg
14
82
Linelaidic Acid (18:2 t)
225 mg
63.8 mg
4
33
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
1.2 g
331.7 mg
115
1307
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
114 mg
32.3 mg
145
842
Octadecadienoic Acid (18:2 c)
939 mg
266.2 mg
5
32
Osbond Acid (22:5 c)
18 mg
5.1 mg
3
5
Parinaric Acid (18:4)
1 mg
0.3 mg
9
164
trans-Dienoic Fatty Acids
225 mg
63.8 mg
1
1
Amino Acids (19)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Alanine
751 mg
212.9 mg
33
336
Arginine
547 mg
155.1 mg
74
485
Aspartic Acid
1.7 g
490.4 mg
24
216
Betaine
700 µg
198.4 µg
9
320
Cystine
123 mg
34.9 mg
53
373
Glutamic Acid
4.7 g
1.3 g
42
168
Glycine
547 mg
155.1 mg
19
509
Histidine
547 mg
155.1 mg
52
490
Isoleucine
1.2 g
343 mg
30
91
Leucine
1.9 g
550 mg
44
151
Lysine
1 g
289.2 mg
53
253
Methionine
547 mg
155.1 mg
49
423
Phenylalanine
1.1 g
303.3 mg
40
93
Proline
2.5 g
708.7 mg
29
44
Serine
780 mg
221.1 mg
61
331
Threonine
1 g
294.8 mg
22
95
Tryptophan
547 mg
155.1 mg
9
37
Tyrosine
1.1 g
314.7 mg
35
69
Valine
1.4 g
396.9 mg
37
96
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
23.3 g
6.6 g
48
288
Water-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
27 µg
7.7 µg
53
428
Folate, food
27 µg
7.7 µg
46
262
Folate, total
21 µg
6 µg
57
368
Niacin
52 µg
14.7 µg
279
2476
Pantothenic Acid
413 µg
117.1 µg
85
775
Riboflavin
441 µg
125 µg
55
371
Thiamin
29 µg
8.2 µg
118
855
Vitamin B12
1.1 µg
0.3 µg
64
622
Vitamin B6
69 µg
19.6 µg
145
912
Fat-soluble Vitamins (11)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
750 µg
212.6 µg
123
568
beta-Carotene
85 µg
24.1 µg
61
1081
gamma-Tocopherol
40 µg
11.3 µg
13
431
Menaquinone-4
9.3 µg
2.6 µg
3
44
Phylloquinone
2.4 µg
0.7 µg
99
901
Retinol
316 µg
89.6 µg
25
213
Vitamin A, IU
1.2k IU
351.5 IU
18
339
Vitamin A, RAE
316 µg
89.6 µg
27
406
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
0.6 µg
0.2 µg
42
156
Vitamin D (D2 + D3), International Units
24 IU
6.8 IU
50
182
Vitamin D3
0.6 µg
0.2 µg
34
100
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
707 mg
200.4 mg
39
94
Copper, Cu
33 µg
9.4 µg
104
816
Iron, Fe
160 µg
45.4 µg
151
915
Magnesium, Mg
26.8 mg
7.6 mg
42
316
Manganese, Mn
26 µg
7.4 µg
47
1004
Phosphorus, P
458 mg
129.8 mg
63
218
Potassium, K
77 mg
21.8 mg
204
823
Selenium, Se
28.3 µg
8 µg
67
408
Sodium, Na
654 mg
185.4 mg
82
495
Zinc, Zn
3.7 mg
1 mg
25
546
Other Micronutrients (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
100 mg
28.3 mg
95
281
Choline
16.5 mg
4.7 mg
161
991
Nitrogen
3.7 g
1 g
8
17
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
36.6 g
10.4 g
352
1873
Other (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
3.7 g
1 g
64
294
Energy (Atwater General Factors)
409 kcal
115.9 kcal
4
11
Energy (Atwater Specific Factors)
408 kcal
115.7 kcal
4
10
Kcal (Energy)
408 kcal
115.7 kcal
26
280
KJ (Energy)
1,710 kj
484.8 kj
20
135
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of cheddar (cheese, includes usda food distr. program) with 128 nutrient values.

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Common Serving Sizes Of Cheddar (Cheese, Includes USDA Food Distr. Program)

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Slice17.0 g0.6 oz
Shredded105.0 g3.7 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of cheddar (cheese, includes usda food distr. program)

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American CheddarNo of
Nutrients
(Cheese, Imitation)
47
CheddarNo of
Nutrients
(Cheese, Nonfat Or Fat Free)
28
(Cheese, Nonfat Or Fat Free)
32
(Cheese, Reduced Fat, Includes USDA Food Distr. Program)
87
(Cheese, Reduced Fat)
53
(Cheese, Reduced Sodium)
46
(Cheese, Sharp, Sliced)
107
(Cheese)
53
Cheddar Or American CheeseNo of
Nutrients
(Low Sodium, Pasteurized Process)
51
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