American cheese

Runza - American cheese has a average-calorie, low-carb, high-fat and high-protein content.

The food contains 6.84g 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 18.42 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight.

It has a very high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet.

It belongs to American cuisine.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Runza - American cheese has been given a composite ranking of 20, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein23%
 Calories from Fat68%
 Calories from Carbs9%

Why this is good for you

  • No Cholesterol
  • Low in Saturated Fat

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Mineral Analysis

Sodium1352.6 mg56.4%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate6.8 g2.3%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g

Protein Analysis

Protein18.4 g36.8%Top 30%High

Fat Analysis

Total Fat23.7 g36.4%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat4.7 g23.7%Top 30%High

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 59 Calories from Fat 41

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4.5 g 6.9%

Saturated Fat 0.9 g 4.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 257 mg 10.7%

Total Carbohydrates 1.3 g 0.4%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 3.5 g 7%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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