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Nutritional Profile of Queso Cotija - Care Omnia Nutrition

We got 45 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Queso Cotija.

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks top-of-the-line (Top 25) for two nutrients.

These are

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks notably well (Top 100) for two additional nutrients:

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 two nutrients.

These are

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

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Nutrient Content Of Queso Cotija

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 Queso Cotija

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 Queso Cotija

4%
30%
20%
38%
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 Queso Cotija

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 Queso Cotija

17.5%
8.3%
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 Queso Cotija

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: Queso Cotija

In food category: Dairy and Egg Products

Carbohydrates (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
4 g
1.1 g
252
2127
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
8.3 g
2.4 g
47
486
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
1.2 g
337.4 mg
125
1428
Fatty Acids, total saturated
17.5 g
5 g
42
161
Total Lipid (Fat)
30 g
8.5 g
36
301
Saturated Fats (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Butyric Acid (4:0)
1.6 g
447.9 mg
5
12
Capric Acid (10:0)
544 mg
154.2 mg
68
144
Caproic Acid (6:0)
592 mg
167.8 mg
11
25
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
55 mg
15.6 mg
129
349
Lauric Acid (12:0)
825 mg
233.9 mg
53
228
Myristic Acid (14:0)
2.7 g
776.8 mg
52
115
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
7.8 g
2.2 g
45
202
Stearic Acid (18:0)
3.4 g
966.7 mg
29
276
Monounsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
7.6 g
2.2 g
33
534
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
521 mg
147.7 mg
57
464
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
185 mg
52.4 mg
9
292
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
989 mg
280.4 mg
125
1420
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
199 mg
56.4 mg
104
757
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
20 g
5.7 g
63
351
Water-soluble Vitamins (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
10 µg
2.8 µg
70
445
Folate, food
10 µg
2.8 µg
63
279
Folate, total
10 µg
2.8 µg
68
382
Niacin
114 µg
32.3 µg
226
2415
Riboflavin
486 µg
137.8 µg
41
331
Thiamin
29 µg
8.2 µg
118
855
Vitamin B12
2.3 µg
0.6 µg
22
502
Vitamin B6
49 µg
13.9 µg
165
932
Fat-soluble Vitamins (6)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, RAE
229 µg
64.9 µg
58
484
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
0.5 µg
0.1 µg
43
157
Minerals (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
800 mg
226.8 mg
25
72
Copper, Cu
238 µg
67.5 µg
15
611
Magnesium, Mg
38 mg
10.8 mg
28
291
Phosphorus, P
729 mg
206.7 mg
27
85
Potassium, K
125 mg
35.4 mg
166
773
Selenium, Se
17.7 µg
5 µg
130
514
Sodium, Na
1.4 g
396.9 mg
21
134
Zinc, Zn
3.9 mg
1.1 mg
22
526
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
100 mg
28.3 mg
95
281
Choline
15.4 mg
4.4 mg
171
1002
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
38 g
10.8 g
347
1853
Other (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Kcal (Energy)
366 kcal
103.8 kcal
46
322
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of queso cotija with 45 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Queso Cotija

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
1 Tablespoon6.2 g0.2 oz
1 Cup100.0 g3.5 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of queso cotija

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