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American Cheese

Land O'Lakes - American Cheese has a high-calorie, low-carb, very high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium and Vitamin A.

The food contains 3.57g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 17.86 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its very high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is very high in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a very high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

It belongs to American cuisine.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 1, for Land O'Lakes - American Cheese, and we advise that this food sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein19%
 Calories from Fat77%
 Calories from Carbs4%

Why this is good for you

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A1071.4 IU21.4%Top 30%High
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0 mg
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium535.7 mg53.6%Top 10%Very High
Iron0 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Potassium0 mg
Sodium1500 mg62.5%Top 30%High
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate3.6 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars3.6 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein17.9 g35.7%Top 30%High

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat32.1 g49.5%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat21.4 g107.1%Top 10%Very High
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 110 Calories from Fat 80

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 9 g 13.8%

Saturated Fat 6 g 30%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 25 mg 8.3%

Sodium 420 mg 17.5%

Total Carbohydrates 1 g 0.3%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 1 g

Protein 5 g 10%

Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C

Calcium 15% Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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