Torgotta Cheese (Or, Torgo's Vegan Tofu Ricotta) Recipe

Torgotta Cheese (Or, Torgo's Vegan Tofu Ricotta) has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 9.9g 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 15.9 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 average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and low PUFA.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 99, for Torgotta Cheese (Or, Torgo's Vegan Tofu Ricotta), and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein35%
 Calories from Fat44%
 Calories from Carbs21%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • Very high in Thiamin
  • No Cholesterol
  • High in Dietary Fiber

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A7.4 IU0.1%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C3.7 mg6.2%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin1.9 mg123.5%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0.93 mg54.5%Top 10%Very High
Niacin6.5 mg32.4%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate370.4 mcg92.6%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid1.9 mg18.5%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium226.9 mg22.7%Top 10%Very High
Iron2.8 mg15.4%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium50 mg12.5%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus225 mg22.5%Top 10%Very High
Potassium322.2 mg9.2%Top 10%Very High
Sodium200.3 mg8.3%Mid 40%Average
Zinc1.9 mg12.3%Top 10%Very High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.93 mg46.3%Top 10%Very High
Selenium12 mcg17.2%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate9.2 g3.1%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber5.2 g20.7%Top 10%Very High
Sugars0.8 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein14.7 g29.4%Top 10%Very High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.9 mg
Isoleucine0.9 mg
Leucine0.9 mg
Lysine0.9 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.9 mg
Tyrosine0.9 mg
Valine0.9 mg
Arginine0.9 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.9 mg
Aspartic Acid1.9 mg
Glutamic Acid2.8 mg
Glycine0.9 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.9 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat8.3 g12.8%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.4 g6.9%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat3.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.9 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash2.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 163 Calories from Fat 81

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 9 g 13.8%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g 7.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 216.3 mg 9%

Total Carbohydrates 9.9 g 3.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.4%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 15.9 g 31.8%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 6.7%

Calcium 24.5% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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