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Nutritional Profile of Parmesan Cheese (Shredded)

We got 72 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Parmesan Cheese (Shredded).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks first-class (Top 25) for 12 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks quite high (Top 100) for eight 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 18 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for 10 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Parmesan Cheese (Shredded)

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 Parmesan Cheese (Shredded)

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 Parmesan Cheese (Shredded)

3.4%
27.3%
37.9%
25%
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 Parmesan Cheese (Shredded)

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 Parmesan Cheese (Shredded)

17.4%
8.7%
0.7%
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 Parmesan Cheese (Shredded)

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: Parmesan Cheese (Shredded)

In food category: Dairy and Egg Products

Carbohydrates (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
3.4 g
966.7 mg
269
2183
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
900 mg
255.1 mg
301
1586
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
8.7 g
2.5 g
34
441
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
661 mg
187.4 mg
188
1856
Fatty Acids, total saturated
17.4 g
4.9 g
43
163
Total Lipid (Fat)
27.3 g
7.7 g
53
332
Saturated Fats (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Butyric Acid (4:0)
1.4 g
391.2 mg
8
15
Capric Acid (10:0)
686 mg
194.5 mg
33
98
Caproic Acid (6:0)
515 mg
146 mg
24
40
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
275 mg
78 mg
54
171
Lauric Acid (12:0)
920 mg
260.8 mg
43
208
Myristic Acid (14:0)
3.1 g
873.2 mg
32
93
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
7.4 g
2.1 g
53
228
Stearic Acid (18:0)
2.4 g
688.9 mg
68
386
Monounsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
7.1 g
2 g
56
601
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
458 mg
129.8 mg
72
525
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
177 mg
50.2 mg
10
300
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
290 mg
82.2 mg
229
2104
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
345 mg
97.8 mg
40
611
Amino Acids (18)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Alanine
1.2 g
345.9 mg
9
129
Arginine
1.5 g
433.7 mg
8
158
Aspartic Acid
2.6 g
737.1 mg
11
129
Cystine
274 mg
77.7 mg
22
222
Glutamic Acid
9.5 g
2.7 g
5
15
Glycine
723 mg
205 mg
12
405
Histidine
1.6 g
456.4 mg
5
10
Isoleucine
2.2 g
623.7 mg
7
19
Leucine
4 g
1.1 g
7
16
Lysine
3.8 g
1.1 g
5
12
Methionine
1.1 g
314.7 mg
6
19
Phenylalanine
2.2 g
632.2 mg
7
23
Proline
4.9 g
1.4 g
1
7
Serine
2.4 g
680.4 mg
8
23
Threonine
1.5 g
433.7 mg
12
46
Tryptophan
560 mg
158.8 mg
7
35
Tyrosine
2.3 g
657.7 mg
5
7
Valine
2.9 g
808 mg
7
13
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
37.9 g
10.7 g
12
68
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
8 µg
2.3 µg
70
386
Niacin
287 µg
81.4 µg
135
2244
Pantothenic Acid
527 µg
149.4 µg
59
664
Riboflavin
352 µg
99.8 µg
119
459
Thiamin
41 µg
11.6 µg
106
843
Vitamin B12
1.4 µg
0.4 µg
48
588
Vitamin B6
105 µg
29.8 µg
116
876
Fat-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
250 µg
70.9 µg
161
618
beta-Carotene
73 µg
20.7 µg
70
1093
Phylloquinone
1.9 µg
0.5 µg
104
906
Retinol
223 µg
63.2 µg
58
267
Vitamin A, IU
865 IU
245.2 IU
42
403
Vitamin A, RAE
229 µg
64.9 µg
58
484
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
0.5 µg
0.1 µg
43
157
Vitamin D (D2 + D3), International Units
21 IU
6 IU
53
185
Vitamin D3
0.5 µg
0.1 µg
35
101
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
1.3 g
354.4 mg
4
26
Copper, Cu
37 µg
10.5 µg
100
812
Iron, Fe
870 µg
246.6 µg
95
835
Magnesium, Mg
51 mg
14.5 mg
21
275
Manganese, Mn
23 µg
6.5 µg
50
1007
Phosphorus, P
735 mg
208.4 mg
26
82
Potassium, K
97 mg
27.5 mg
189
801
Selenium, Se
23.9 µg
6.8 µg
101
452
Sodium, Na
1.7 g
481.9 mg
7
103
Zinc, Zn
3.2 mg
904.3 µg
35
594
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
72 mg
20.4 mg
117
309
Choline
15.4 mg
4.4 mg
171
1002
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
25 g
7.1 g
363
2014
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
6.4 g
1.8 g
19
128
Kcal (Energy)
415 kcal
117.7 kcal
22
273
KJ (Energy)
1,740 kj
493.3 kj
17
132
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of parmesan cheese (shredded) with 72 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Parmesan Cheese (Shredded)

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Tbsp5.0 g0.2 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of parmesan cheese (shredded)

9 Similar Dairy or Egg Products

Explore the nutrient content of similar dairy and egg products below by clicking on their names.

Similar Dairy and Egg Products 1 - 9

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Parmesan CheeseNo of
Nutrients
(Dry Grated, Fat Free)
46
(Dry Grated, Reduced Fat)
70
(Dry Grated, Reduced Fat)
50
(Dry Grated)
51
127
71
51
(Low Sodium)
51
Parmesan Cheese ToppingNo of
Nutrients
49
Figure 5. Similar dairy and egg products 1 to 9.

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