American Singles Cheese Slices

Horizon Organic - American Singles Cheese Slices has a average-calorie, low-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium and Iron.

The food contains 4.76g 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 19.05 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is very high in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the top 10% of all food items. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It gives a good yield of Iron at 14.29 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet.

It belongs to American cuisine.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Horizon Organic - American Singles Cheese Slices has been given a composite ranking of 1, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein26%
 Calories from Fat67%
 Calories from Carbs7%

Why this is good for you

  • Low in Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0 IU
Vitamin C0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium1461.9 mg146.2%Top 10%Very High
Iron14.3 mg79.4%Top 10%Very High
Potassium647.6 mg18.5%Mid 40%Average
Sodium1190.5 mg49.6%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate4.8 g1.6%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars4.8 g

Protein Analysis

Protein19 g38.1%Top 30%High

Fat Analysis

Total Fat21.4 g33%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat19 g95.2%Top 10%Very High
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 60 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4.5 g 6.9%

Saturated Fat 4 g 20%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 15 mg 5%

Sodium 250 mg 10.4%

Total Carbohydrates 1 g 0.3%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 1 g

Protein 4 g 8%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 30.7% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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