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Emmental (cheese) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Emmental cheese cut on a board slate

Emmental (cheese) consist of 30% fat, 28% protein, 0% carbs, 0% fiber and 36% water. With 378 of calories per 100g it's 117% higher than other foods in Cheese. In total 71.43% of the calories in Emmental (cheese) come from fat, 29.63% from protein and 0% from carbohydrates.

  • Low carb Only 0 carbs per serving
  • Fructose free Contains no fructose
  • Gluten free
  • low Lactose
  • high Zinc Covers 17.4% of Zinc RDA per portion

Can you eat Emmental (cheese) for a low carb diet?

With 0g of carbs per 100g, Emmental (cheese) is low in carbs. It has no Fructose, is Gluten free and has very low amounts of Lactose.

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Emmental (cheese)
avg Cheese[1]
Calories (kcal) 378 323.9
Fat (g) 30 25.9
Protein (g) 28 22.7
Carbohydrates (g) 0 0.2
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0 0.2
Polysaccharides (g) 0 0.2
Fibers (g) 0 0
Sodium (mg) 335 789
Water (g) 36 46.2
[1] average of Cheese

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (30g) of Emmental (cheese) contains

  • 113.4 Calories
  • 9g of Fat
  • 8.4g of Protein
  • No Carbs
  • 100.5mg of sodium - 6.7% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 13.5mg of Magnesium, that covers 4.22% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 1.74mg of Zinc - 17.4% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.09mg of Iron - 0.75% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 46.5mg of Potassium - 1.16% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • 0.93mg of Vitamin B12 - 31% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Emmental (cheese)?

per 100g
Emmental (cheese)
Vitamin C (mg) 0 0
Vitamin E (mg) 0.5 0.7
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.001 0
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.22 0.4
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.05 0.1
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 10 32
Vitamin B12 (μg) 3.1 1.9
Retinol (μg) 270 281.4
beta-Carotene (μg) 120 137.5
[1] average of Cheese

Rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (30g) for Emmental (cheese) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Emmental (cheese)

per 100g
Emmental (cheese)
Magnesium (mg) 45 28.2
Zinc (mg) 5.8 3.5
Sodium (mg) 335 789
Calcium (mg) 1375 649.8
Iron (mg) 0.3 0.3
Potassium (mg) 155 116.1
Phosphorus (mg) 840 452.4
[1] average of Cheese

High in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Emmental (cheese) we looked at the portion size (30g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male


0% of Emmental (cheese) are carbs, per serving (30g) that is 0g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Emmental (cheese)
Monosaccharides (g) 0 0.2
Polysaccharides (g) 0 0
Total carbs (g) 0 0.2
[1] average of Cheese

Allergens in Emmental (cheese)

  • is Gluten free
  • has very low amounts of Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 30g total fat per 100g, 18.9g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.9g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 6.6g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 83mg.