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Ricotta Cheese Nutrition Facts

Nutritional information for Ricotta Cheese (per 1/2 cup - 124g serving)

MACRO-NUTRIENTS
NutrientAmount% of RDA
for men
Rating
for men
% of RDA
for women
Rating
for women
Fiber (g)00-0-
Omega 3 (mg)1398.7-12.6Good
Omega 6 (mg)3392-2.8-
MICRO-NUTRIENTS (VITAMINS)
NutrientAmount% of RDA
for men
Rating
for men
% of RDA
for women
Rating
for women
Vitamin A (IU)55218.4Good23.7Excellent
Vitamin C (mg)00-0-
Vitamin E (mg)0.11-1-
Vitamin K (mcg)1.42-2-
Thiamin - B1 (mg)00-0-
Riboflavin - B2 (mg)0.215.4Good18.2Good
Niacin - B3 (mg)0.10.6-0.7-
Pantothenic Acid - B5 (mg)0.35-7.5-
Vitamin B6 (mg)0.17.7-5.9-
Vitamin B12 (mcg)0.416.7Good16.7Good
Folate (mcg)14.93.7-3.7-
Choline (mg)21.73.9-5.1-
MICRO-NUTRIENTS (MINERALS)
NutrientAmount% of RDA
for men
Rating
for men
% of RDA
for women
Rating
for women
Calcium (mg)25725.7Excellent25.7Excellent
Copper (mg)00-0-
Iron (mg)0.56.3-2.8-
Magnesium (mg)13.63.2-4.3-
Manganese (mg)00-0-
Phosphorus (mg)19619.6Good19.6Good
Potassium (mg)1303.4-4.6-
Selenium (mcg)1825.7Excellent30Excellent
Sodium (mg)1046.9-6.9-
Zinc (mg)1.412.7Good17.5Good
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Other nutritional information for Ricotta Cheese (per 1/2 cup - 124g serving)

Other informationAmountRating
Calories (Cal)216.1-
Kilojoules (kJ)904.2-
Glycemic Index (GI)--
Portion for GL (g)--
Glycemic Load (GL)--
Energy nutrientsAmount% of Energy
Total Carbs (g)3.87
Fat (g)16.167.1
Protein (g)1425.9
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