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Cotija Mexican Style Parmesan Cheese

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

It contains a low amount of carbohydrates, making it suitable for some of the low-carb diets. 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.

Because of its very high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is very high in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a very high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, 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 Chona - Cotija Mexican Style Parmesan Cheese, and we advise that this food sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein24%
 Calories from Fat76%
 Calories from Carbs0%

Why this is good for you

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A1763.7 IU35.3%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0 mg
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium529.1 mg52.9%Top 10%Very High
Iron0 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Potassium0 mg
Sodium1693.2 mg70.5%Top 30%High
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate0 g
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein24.7 g49.4%Top 30%High

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat35.3 g54.3%Top 30%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 0 g

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 7 g 14%

Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C

Calcium 15% Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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