Natural Sharp Cheddar Cheese

Alta Dena - Natural Sharp Cheddar Cheese has a high-calorie, low-carb, very high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium.

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

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 Alta Dena - Natural Sharp Cheddar Cheese, and we advise that this food sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein25%
 Calories from Fat72%
 Calories from Carbs4%

Why this is good for you

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A128.6 IU2.6%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin C0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium557.1 mg55.7%Top 30%High
Iron3.6 mg19.8%Mid 40%Average
Potassium1185.7 mg33.9%Top 30%High
Sodium642.9 mg26.8%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.6 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g

Protein Analysis

Protein25 g50%Top 10%Very High

Fat Analysis

Total Fat32.1 g49.5%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat17.9 g89.3%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 110 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 9 g 13.8%

Saturated Fat 5 g 25%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30 mg 10%

Sodium 180 mg 7.5%

Total Carbohydrates 1 g 0.3%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 7 g 14%

Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 15.6% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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