Cheese, Cheddar

Serving Size 1 cup, melted

Nutritional Value and Analysis

Cheese, Cheddar with a serving size of 1 cup, melted has a total of 985.76 calories with 81.28 grams of fat. The serving size is equivalent to 244 grams of food and contains 731.52 calories from fat. This item is classified as dairy and egg products foods.

This food is a good source of protein, calcium, phosphorus, zinc, selenium, vitamin a, vitamin a, rae, riboflavin, vitamin b-12, tryptophan, threonine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, tyrosine, valine and histidine but is high in fat, energy, sodium, cholesterol and saturated fats. Cheese, Cheddar is a high fat food because 74.21% of the total calories in this serving come from fat. Consume less than 10 percent of calories per day from saturated fats.

Protein 109% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 109% of the recommended daily needs of protein.

Fat 125% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 125% of the recommended daily intake of fat.

Energy 49% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 49% of the recommended daily intake of energy.

Calcium 133% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 133% of the recommended daily needs of calcium.

Phosphorus 89% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 89% of the recommended daily needs of phosphorus.

Sodium 66% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 66% of the recommended daily intake of sodium.

Zinc 81% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 81% of the recommended daily needs of zinc.

Selenium 126% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 126% of the recommended daily needs of selenium.

Vitamin A 61% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 61% of the recommended daily needs of vitamin a.

Vitamin A, RAE 89% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 89% of the recommended daily needs of vitamin a, rae.

Riboflavin 80% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 80% of the recommended daily needs of riboflavin.

Vitamin B-12 112% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 112% of the recommended daily needs of vitamin b-12.

Tryptophan 403% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 403% of the recommended daily needs of tryptophan.

Threonine 196% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 196% of the recommended daily needs of threonine.

Isoleucine 237% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 237% of the recommended daily needs of isoleucine.

Leucine 169% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 169% of the recommended daily needs of leucine.

Lysine 101% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 101% of the recommended daily needs of lysine.

Methionine 107% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 107% of the recommended daily needs of methionine.

Phenylalanine 122% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 122% of the recommended daily needs of phenylalanine.

Tyrosine 113% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 113% of the recommended daily needs of tyrosine.

Valine 220% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 220% of the recommended daily needs of valine.

Histidine 146% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 146% of the recommended daily needs of histidine.

Cholesterol 81% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 81% of the recommended daily intake of cholesterol.

Saturated Fats 230% of DV

A serving of 244 grams of cheese, cheddar has 230% of the recommended daily intake of saturated fats.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup, melted (244 g)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 985.76 Calories from Fat 732
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 81.3g 125%
Saturated Fat 46g 230%
Trans Fat 2.24g
Cholesterol 241.6mg 81%
Sodium 1593.3mg 66%
Total Carbohydrate 7.5g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 1g
Protein 56g
Vitamin A 61% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 133% Iron 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Vitamins

NutrientAmountDV %
Vitamin A3030.48 IU61%
Vitamin A, RAE805.2 µg89%
Alpha Carotene0 µg-
Beta Carotene207.4 µg-
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 µg-
Lutein + zeaxanthin0 µg-
Lycopene0 µg-
Vitamin B-122.68 µg112%
Vitamin B-60.16 mg9%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin D58.56 IU15%
→ Vitamin D31.46 µg-
Vitamin E1.73 mg12%
→ Beta Tocopherol0 mg-
→ Delta Tocopherol0 mg-
→ Gamma Tocopherol0 mg-
→ Alpha Tocotrienol0 mg-
→ Beta Tocotrienol0 mg-
→ Delta Tocotrienol0 mg-
→ Gamma Tocotrienol0 mg-
Vitamin K5.86 µg5%

Vitamins are organic compounds required by your body to grow and develop normally. A balanced diet with a variety of foods is the best way to get the 13 different vitamins that your body requires.

Carbohydrates

NutrientAmountDV %
Carbohydrate7.54 g3%
Sugars1.17 g5%
→ Sucrose0 g-
→ Glucose0.63 g-
→ Fructose0 g-
→ Lactose0.29 g-
→ Maltose0 g-
→ Galactose0.24 g-
Fiber0 g0%

Carbohydrates, also known as carbs, saccharides, sugars or starches are the most abundant food source and a key form of energy for your body. Once ingested your body transforms carbohydrates into glucose which is used by your body as an energy source for your cells, tissues and organs.

Fats & Fatty Acids

NutrientAmountDV %
Fat81.28 g125%
Saturated Fats46.04 g230%
→ Butyric Acid1.55 g-
→ Caproic Acid1.31 g-
→ Caprylic Acid0.82 g-
→ Capric Acid2 g-
→ Lauric Acid2.28 g-
→ Myristic Acid7.33 g-
→ Palmitic Acid21.05 g-
→ Stearic Acid8.28 g-
→ Arachidic Acid0.12 g-
→ Behenic Acid0.04 g-
→ Lignoceric Acid0.02 g-
Monounsaturated Fats22.56 g-
→ Myristoleic Acid0.72 g-
→ Pentadecenoic Acid0 g-
→ Palmitoleic Acid1.23 g-
→ Heptadecenoic Acid0.47 g-
→ Oleic Acid 18.06 g-
→ Gadoleic Acid0.16 g-
→ Erucic Acid0 g-
→ Nervonic Acid0 g-
Polyunsaturated Fats3.47 g-
→ Linolenic Acid (18:2)2.86 g-
→ Linolenic Acid (18:3)0.28 g-
→ Parinaric Acid0 g-
→ Eicosadienoic Acid (20:2)0.02 g-
→ Eicosadienoic Acid (20:3)0.09 g-
→ Arachidonic Acid0.13 g-
→ Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)0.02 g-
→ Docosapentaenoic Acid (DPA)0.04 g-
→ Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) 0 g-
Trans Fats2.24 g11%
Total trans-monoenoic2.24 g-

Fat is important in your diet because it gives you energy and helps your body absorb vitamins. Fat is stored in your body in the form of fatty acids. Fatty acids are classified in three different types or families: saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated.

Proteins & Amino Acids

NutrientAmountDV %
Protein55.8 g109%
→ Alanine1.83 g-
→ Arginine1.33 g-
→ Aspartic acid4.23 g-
→ Cystine0.3 g-
→ Glutamic acid11.55 g-
→ Glycine1.33 g-
→ Histidine1.33 g146%
→ Isoleucine2.94 g237%
→ Leucine4.73 g169%
→ Lysine2.5 g101%
→ Methionine1.33 g107%
→ Phenylalanine2.62 g122%
→ Proline6.09 g-
→ Serine1.9 g-
→ Threonine2.55 g196%
→ Tryptophan1.33 g403%
→ Tyrosine2.7 g113%
→ Valine3.43 g220%

Proteins are present in every cell of your body and are crucial to build and maintain your bones, muscles and skin. Sources of proteins include meat, dairy products, nuts, beans and some grains. It is important to eat foods with the appropriate amount of dietary protein every day because your body does not store protein in the same way fats and carbohydrates are stored.

Minerals

NutrientAmountDV %
Calcium1732.4 mg133%
Copper0.07 mg8%
Iron0.34 mg2%
Magnesium65.88 mg16%
Manganese0.07 mg3%
Phosphorus1110.2 mg89%
Potassium185.44 mg4%
Selenium69.54 µg126%
Sodium1593.32 mg66%
Zinc8.88 mg81%

Minerals are chemical elements required by your body to grow and stay healthy. There are two kinds of minerals: macrominerals and trace minerals. Macrominerals are needed by your body needs in larger amounts, while trace minerals are needed by your body in small amounts.

Sterols

NutrientAmountDV %
Cholesterol241.56 mg81%

Cholesterol is a fat like chemical compound that your body requires to build cell membranes and to produce vitamin D and hormones like estrogen and testosterone. Although your body makes all the cholesterol it needs, this nutrient is commonly found in foods like meat, eggs and cheese.

Miscellaneous

NutrientAmountDV %
Alcohol0 g-
Ash9.05 g-
Caffeine0 mg-
Theobromine0 mg-
Water90.33 g-

Calories Burn off Time

How long would it take to burn off Cheese, Cheddar with 985.76calories? A brisk walk for 214 minutes, jogging for 101 minutes, or hiking for 164 minutes will help your burn off the calories in cheese, cheddar.

Burn off time varies based on your weight, physical activity and exercise intensity. The following physical activity table contains an estimated burn off time for a person weighting 154 lbs.

Physical ActivityBurn Off Time
Bicycling - 10 mph or less205 minutes
Dancing179 minutes
Golfing179 minutes
Hiking164 minutes
Light Gardening179 minutes
Stretching329 minutes
Walking - 3.5 mph214 minutes
Weight Training - light workout274 minutes
Aerobics123 minutes
Basketball135 minutes
Bicycling - 10 mph or more101 minutes
Running - 5 mph101 minutes
Swimming116 minutes
Walking - 4.5 mph130 minutes
Weight Training - vigorous workout135 minutes
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Footnotes

Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Factors like age, gender and level of physical activity may affect your daily required values.
Nutrition data based on the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 28.
The editorial opinions regarding food value or quality in this website are given without warranty, and are not intended to replace medical advice or a nutritionist guidance.

Dietary Recommendations

A healthy eating pattern that accounts for all foods and beverages within an appropriate calorie level could help achieve and maintain a healthy weight and reduce the risk of chronic disease. Healthy eating habits include the following:

  • Vegetables from all subgroups, including dark, green, red and orange vegetables and also beans and peas
  • A variety of whole fruits
  • Grains with at least half of which are whole grains
  • Low or fat free dairy products, including milk, yogurt, cheese and/or fortified soy beverages
  • Protein foods, including seafood, lean meats and poultry, eggs and nuts
  • Oils with limited amounts of saturated fats and trans fats, added sugars, and sodium