Cheese, Gruyere

Serving Size 1 cup, shredded

Nutritional Value and Analysis

Cheese, Gruyere with a serving size of 1 cup, shredded has a total of 446.04 calories with 34.93 grams of fat. The serving size is equivalent to 108 grams of food and contains 314.37 calories from fat. This item is classified as dairy and egg products foods.

This food is a good source of protein, calcium, phosphorus, zinc, vitamin a, rae, vitamin b-12, tryptophan, threonine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, tyrosine, valine and histidine but is high in fat, sodium, cholesterol and saturated fats. Cheese, Gruyere is a high fat food because 70.48% of the total calories in this serving come from fat. Consume less than 10 percent of calories per day from saturated fats.

Protein 63% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 63% of the recommended daily needs of protein.

Fat 54% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 54% of the recommended daily intake of fat.

Calcium 84% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 84% of the recommended daily needs of calcium.

Phosphorus 52% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 52% of the recommended daily needs of phosphorus.

Sodium 32% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 32% of the recommended daily intake of sodium.

Zinc 38% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 38% of the recommended daily needs of zinc.

Vitamin A, RAE 33% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 33% of the recommended daily needs of vitamin a, rae.

Vitamin B-12 72% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 72% of the recommended daily needs of vitamin b-12.

Tryptophan 136% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 136% of the recommended daily needs of tryptophan.

Threonine 91% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 91% of the recommended daily needs of threonine.

Isoleucine 140% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 140% of the recommended daily needs of isoleucine.

Leucine 120% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 120% of the recommended daily needs of leucine.

Lysine 119% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 119% of the recommended daily needs of lysine.

Methionine 72% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 72% of the recommended daily needs of methionine.

Phenylalanine 87% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 87% of the recommended daily needs of phenylalanine.

Tyrosine 80% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 80% of the recommended daily needs of tyrosine.

Valine 155% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 155% of the recommended daily needs of valine.

Histidine 133% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 133% of the recommended daily needs of histidine.

Cholesterol 40% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 40% of the recommended daily intake of cholesterol.

Saturated Fats 102% of DV

A serving of 108 grams of cheese, gruyere has 102% of the recommended daily intake of saturated fats.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup, shredded (108 g)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 446.04 Calories from Fat 314
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34.9g 54%
Saturated Fat 20.4g 102%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 118.8mg 40%
Sodium 771.1mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 0.4g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 32g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 84% Iron 1%

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

Vitamins

NutrientAmountDV %
Vitamin A1023.84 IU20%
Vitamin A, RAE292.68 µg33%
Alpha Carotene0 µg-
Beta Carotene35.64 µg-
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 µg-
Lutein + zeaxanthin0 µg-
Lycopene0 µg-
Vitamin B-121.73 µg72%
Vitamin B-60.09 mg5%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin D25.92 IU6%
→ Vitamin D30.65 µg-
Vitamin E0.3 mg2%
Vitamin K2.92 µg2%

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 %
Carbohydrate0.39 g0%
Sugars0.39 g2%
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 %
Fat34.93 g54%
Saturated Fats20.43 g102%
→ Butyric Acid1.13 g-
→ Caproic Acid0.67 g-
→ Caprylic Acid0.38 g-
→ Capric Acid0.81 g-
→ Lauric Acid0.98 g-
→ Myristic Acid3.64 g-
→ Palmitic Acid9.45 g-
→ Stearic Acid2.51 g-
Monounsaturated Fats10.85 g-
→ Palmitoleic Acid0.78 g-
→ Oleic Acid 9.27 g-
→ Gadoleic Acid0 g-
→ Erucic Acid0 g-
Polyunsaturated Fats1.87 g-
→ Linolenic Acid (18:2)1.4 g-
→ Linolenic Acid (18:3)0.47 g-
→ Parinaric Acid0 g-
→ Arachidonic Acid0 g-
→ Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)0 g-
→ Docosapentaenoic Acid (DPA)0 g-
→ Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) 0 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 %
Protein32.19 g63%
→ Alanine1.03 g-
→ Arginine1.05 g-
→ Aspartic acid1.78 g-
→ Cystine0.33 g-
→ Glutamic acid6.46 g-
→ Glycine0.58 g-
→ Histidine1.21 g133%
→ Isoleucine1.74 g140%
→ Leucine3.35 g120%
→ Lysine2.93 g119%
→ Methionine0.89 g72%
→ Phenylalanine1.88 g87%
→ Proline4.18 g-
→ Serine1.86 g-
→ Threonine1.18 g91%
→ Tryptophan0.45 g136%
→ Tyrosine1.92 g80%
→ Valine2.42 g155%

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 %
Calcium1091.88 mg84%
Copper0.03 mg3%
Iron0.18 mg1%
Magnesium38.88 mg9%
Manganese0.02 mg1%
Phosphorus653.4 mg52%
Potassium87.48 mg2%
Selenium15.66 µg28%
Sodium771.12 mg32%
Zinc4.21 mg38%

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 %
Cholesterol118.8 mg40%

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-
Ash4.64 g-
Caffeine0 mg-
Theobromine0 mg-
Water35.85 g-

Calories Burn off Time

How long would it take to burn off Cheese, Gruyere with 446.04calories? A brisk walk for 97 minutes, jogging for 46 minutes, or hiking for 74 minutes will help your burn off the calories in cheese, gruyere.

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 less93 minutes
Dancing81 minutes
Golfing81 minutes
Hiking74 minutes
Light Gardening81 minutes
Stretching149 minutes
Walking - 3.5 mph97 minutes
Weight Training - light workout124 minutes
Aerobics56 minutes
Basketball61 minutes
Bicycling - 10 mph or more46 minutes
Running - 5 mph46 minutes
Swimming52 minutes
Walking - 4.5 mph59 minutes
Weight Training - vigorous workout61 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