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      Ricotta Cheese

      Cheese, ricotta, whole milk
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      Nutrition Facts
      Serving Size
      1/2 cup (124g)
      % Daily Value *
      Total Fat 12.6g16%
      Saturated Fat 8g40%
      Trans Fat 0.41g
      Cholesterol 60.8mg20%
      Sodium 136.4mg6%
      Total Carbohydrate 9g3%
      Dietary Fiber 0g0%
      Total Sugars 0.33g1%
      Includes --g Added Sugars--%
      Protein 9.3g19%
      Vitamin C 0mg0%
      Vitamin D 0.25mcg1%
      Iron 0.16mg1%
      Calcium 255.4mg20%
      Potassium 271.6mg6%
      Phosphorus 191mg15%
      *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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      Quick Stats
      • Calories 186 9% DV
      • Protein 9.3g 19% DV
      • Carbs 9g 3% DV
      • Fat 13g 16% DV
      • Fiber 0g 0% DV
      • Sugar 0.33g 1% DV
      Where do the calories come from?

      A donut chart showing which nutrients contribute to the caloric total. There are 186 calories in Ricotta Cheese coming from 20% protein, 19% carbs, 61% fat, and 0% alcohol.

      What is this food made of?

      A pie chart showing the macro nutrient components for Ricotta Cheese. This food consists of 74.68% water, 7.64% protein, 7.37% carbs, 10.32% fat, and 0% alcohol.

      Detailed Nutrition Facts
      155 nutrients
      -- = missing data %DV
      Calories 186 9%
      Fat 12.6g 16%
      Protein 9.3g 19%
      Carbohydrate 9g 3%
      Sugars 0.33g 1%
      Fiber 0g 0%
      Cholesterol 60.8mg 20%
      Saturated Fats 8g 40%
      Net-Carbs 9g
      Trans Fatty Acids 0.41g
      -- = missing data %DV
      Calcium 255.4mg 20%
      Iron, Fe 0.16mg 1%
      Potassium, K 271.6mg 6%
      Magnesium 24.8mg 6%
      Phosphorus, P 191mg 15%
      Sodium 136.4mg 6%
      Zinc, Zn 0.66mg 6%
      Copper, Cu 0.02mg 2%
      Manganese 0.01mg 1%
      Selenium, Se 7.3mcg 13%
      Fluoride, F --mcg --%
      Molybdenum --mcg
      Iodine, I --mcg
      Chlorine --mg
      Chromium --mcg
      -- = missing data %DV
      Vitamin A, RAE 148.8mcg 17%
      Vitamin C 0mg 0%
      Thiamin (B1) 0.02mg 1%
      Riboflavin (B2) 0.37mg 28%
      Niacin (B3) 0.17mg 1%
      Vitamin B5 (PA) 0.57mg 11%
      Vitamin B6 0.12mg 7%
      Biotin --mcg
      Folate (B9) 5mcg 1%
      Folic acid 0mcg 0%
      Food Folate 5mcg 1%
      Folate DFE 5mcg 1%
      Choline 21.7mg 4%
      Vitamin B12 1.1mcg 44%
      Retinol 145.1mcg
      Carotene, beta 40.9mcg 0%
      Carotene, alpha 0mcg 0%
      Cryptoxanthin, beta 0mcg 0%
      Vitamin A, IU 551.8IU
      Lycopene 0mcg
      Lut + Zeaxanthin 0mcg
      Vitamin E 0.14mg 1%
      Vitamin D 0.25mcg 1%
      Vitamin D2 --mcg
      Vitamin D3 0.25mcg
      Vitamin D (IU) 12.4IU 2%
      Vitamin K 1.4mcg 1%
      Vitamin K1 --mcg
      Menaquinone-4 (K2) --mcg
      -- = missing data
      Water 91.4g
      Ash 2g
      Alcohol 0g
      Caffeine 0mg
      Theobromine 0mg
      PRAL score 1.94
      Carbs & Sugars
      -- = missing data %DV
      Soluble Fiber --g
      Insoluble Fiber --g
      Added Sugar --g --%
      Sucrose --g
      Glucose (Dextrose) --g
      Fructose --g
      Lactose --g
      Maltose --g
      Galactose --g
      Starch --g
      Carbohydrate, other --g
      Total sugar alcohols --g
      -- = missing data %AI
      Total Monounsaturated 3.297g
      Total Polyunsaturated 0.552g
      Omega 3s 0.053g 3%
      Omega 6s 0.441g 3%
      Omega 3 to Omega 6 Ratio 0.12
      Omega 6 to Omega 3 Ratio 8.28
      Omega 3 Fats
      alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA) 0.048g 3%
      Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) 0.005g
      Docosapentaenoic Acid (DPA) 0.007g
      Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) 0.001g
      n-3-Eicosatrienoic Acid (20:3) 0.001g
      Omega-6 Fats
      Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6 cis cis) 0.305g
      gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA) 0.002g
      cis-cis-n6-Eicosadienoic Acid 0.002g
      Dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid (DGLA) 0.015g
      Arachidonic acid (AA) --g
      Saturated Fats
      Butyric (4:0) 0.288g
      Caproic (6:0) 0.227g
      Caprylic Acid (8:0) 0.144g
      Capric Acid (10:0) 0.35g
      Lauric Acid (12:0) 0.415g
      Tridecanoic Acid (13:0) --g
      Myristic Acid (14:0) 1.323g
      Pentadecanoic Acid (15:0) 0.133g
      Palmitic Acid (16:0) 3.789g
      Margaric Acid (17:0) 0.078g
      Stearic Acid (18:0) 1.185g
      Arachidic Acid (20:0) 0.015g
      Behenic Acid (22:0) 0.007g
      Lignoceric Acid (24:0) 0.005g
      Monounsaturated Fats
      Myristoleic Acid (14:1) 0.134g
      Pentadecenoic Acid (15:1) 0g
      Palmitoleic Acid (16:1) 0.243g
      cis-Palmitoleic Acid (16:1 cis) 0.206g
      Heptadecenoic Acid (17:1) 0.022g
      Oleic Acid (18:1) 2.871g
      cis-Oleic Acid (18:1 cis) 2.575g
      cis-Vaccenic acid --g
      Gadoleic Acid (20:1) 0.024g
      Docosenoic Acid (22:1) 0.004g
      cis-Docosenoic Acid (22:1 cis) 0.004g
      cis-Tetracosenoic Acid (24:1 cis) 0g
      Polyunsaturated Fats
      Octadecadienoic Acid (18:2) 0.441g
      Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLAs) 0.058g
      i-Octadecadienoic Acid (18:2 mixed isomers) --g
      undifferentiated-Octadecatrienoic 0.053g
      Octadecatrienoic Acid (mixed isomers) 0.002g
      Parinaric Acid (18:4) 0.002g
      Eicosatrienoic Acid (20:3) 0.016g
      Eicosatetraenoic Acid 20:4 0.017g
      Heneicosapentaenoic Acid 21:5 --g
      22:4 0.004g
      Trans Fats
      Trans-Polyenoic Fats 0.082g
      Trans-Monoenoic Fats 0.331g
      trans-Palmitoleic Acid (16:1 trans) 0.037g
      trans-Oleic Acid (18:1 trans) 0.295g
      trans-Docosenoic Acid (22:1 trans) 0g
      trans-Octadecadienoic Acid (18:2 trans) 0.079g
      trans-trans-Octadecadienoic Acid (18:2 trans trans) --g
      Phytosterols (Plant Sterols)
      Total Phytosterols --g
      Stigmasterol --g
      Campesterol --g
      Beta-sitosterol --g
      Amino Acids
      -- = missing data %RDI
      Essential Amino Acids
      Histidine --mg --%
      Isoleucine --mg --%
      Leucine --mg --%
      Lysine --mg --%
      Methionine --mg --%
      Phenylalanine --mg --%
      Threonine --mg --%
      Tryptophan --mg --%
      Valine --mg --%
      Conditionally Essential Amino Acids
      Arginine --mg
      Cystine --mg --%
      Glycine --mg
      Proline --mg
      Tyrosine --mg --%
      Non-Essential Amino Acids
      Alanine --mg
      Aspartic acid --mg
      Betaine --mg
      Glutamic acid --mg
      Hydroxyproline 0mg
      Serine --mg
      Data Source
      Ricotta Cheese
      USDA Food Data Central Standard Release (Common)