3 Cheese Cheese Sauce Recipe

3 Cheese Cheese Sauce has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium.

The food contains 4.8g 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 6.2 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It has an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing 3 Cheese Cheese Sauce has been given a composite ranking of 26, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein24%
 Calories from Fat57%
 Calories from Carbs19%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Calcium

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A330 IU6.6%
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D33.6 IU8.4%
Vitamin E0.1 mg0.33%
Thiamin0.03 mg1.9%
Riboflavin0.14 mg8%
Niacin0.18 mg0.9%
Vitamin B60.03 mg1.3%
Folate6.8 mcg1.7%
Vitamin B120.32 mcg5.3%
Pantothenic Acid0.25 mg2.5%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium242 mg24.2%
Iron0.14 mg0.8%
Magnesium8.8 mg2.2%
Phosphorus86 mg8.6%
Potassium98 mg2.8%
Sodium261.1 mg10.9%
Zinc0.38 mg2.5%
Copper0.01 mg0.5%
Manganese0.02 mg0.8%
Selenium3.6 mcg5.1%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate4.8 g1.6%
Dietary Fiber0.1 g0.4%
Sugars3.2 g

Protein Analysis

Protein6.2 g12.4%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat6.6 g10.2%
Saturated Fat4.1 g20.5%
Monounsaturated Fat1.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.2 g

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 103 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 6.6 g 10.2%

Saturated Fat 4.1 g 20.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 20.1 mg 6.7%

Sodium 261.1 mg 10.9%

Total Carbohydrates 4.8 g 1.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.1 g0.4%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 6.2 g 12.4%

Vitamin A 6.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 24.2% Iron 0.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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