Mexican Style Hard, Cotja Cheese

La Fe - Mexican Style Hard, Cotja Cheese has a high-calorie, low-carb, very high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium and Vitamin A.

The food contains 3.53g 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 24.69 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 very high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is very high in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

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

It belongs to Mexican cuisine.

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 La Fe - Mexican Style Hard, Cotja Cheese , and we advise that this food sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein23%
 Calories from Fat74%
 Calories from Carbs3%

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 A1763.7 IU35.3%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium529.1 mg52.9%Top 10%Very High
Iron1.3 mg7.1%Mid 40%Average
Potassium0 mg
Sodium1693.2 mg70.5%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.5 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g

Protein Analysis

Protein24.7 g49.4%Top 10%Very High

Fat Analysis

Total Fat35.3 g54.3%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat21.2 g105.8%Top 10%Very High
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 120 Calories from Fat 90

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 10 g 15.4%

Saturated Fat 6 g 30%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30 mg 10%

Sodium 480 mg 20%

Total Carbohydrates 1 g 0.3%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 7 g 14%

Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C

Calcium 15% Iron 2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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