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

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Gorgonzola (cheese) consists of 31% fat, 19% protein, 0% carbs, 0% fiber and 43% water. Gorgonzola (cheese) has 356 calories per 100g, that is 110% higher than other foods in Cheese. In total 78% of the calories in Gorgonzola (cheese) are from fat, 21% from protein and 0% from carbohydrates.

  • Very low Glycemic Index Glycemic Index: 0
  • Very low in carbs Only 0.0g carbs in a serving of 30g
  • Low Glycemic Load Glycemic Load: 0.0
  • High in zinc Covers 0.1% of Zinc RDA per portion

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

With 0g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 0 in a portion of 30g, Gorgonzola (cheese) can be consumed for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. Gorgonzola (cheese) contains no Fructose, is Gluten free and has very low amounts of Lactose.

Gorgonzola (cheese): nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Gorgonzola (cheese)
avg Cheese[1]
Calories (kcal) 356.0 323.9
Fat (g) 31.0 25.9
Protein (g) 19.0 22.7
Carbohydrates (g) 0.0 0.2
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0.0 0.2
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 0.2
Fibers (g) 0.0 0.0
Sodium (mg) 1,400.0 789.0
Water (g) 43.0 46.2
[1] average of Cheese

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (30g) of Gorgonzola (cheese) contains:

  • 106.8 Calories
  • 9.3g of Fat
  • 5.7g of Protein
  • No Carbs
  • 420.0mg of sodium - 0.3% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 6.0mg of Magnesium, that covers 0.0% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.8mg of Zinc - 0.1% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.1mg of Iron - 0.0% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 78.0mg of Potassium - 0.0% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • 0.4mg of Vitamin B12 - 0.1% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Gorgonzola (cheese)?

per 100g
Gorgonzola (cheese)
Vitamin C (mg) 0.0 0.0
Vitamin E (mg) 0.6 0.7
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.1 0.0
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.4 0.4
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 30.0 32.0
Vitamin B12 (μg) 1.2 1.9
Retinol (μg) 240.0 281.4
beta-Carotene (μg) 100.0
[1] average of Cheese

Is Gorgonzola (cheese) rich in vitamins?


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

[1]Avg. RDA for a 19-30 year old adult
Learn more about RDA values for vitamins by clicking on the names in the table above.

Minerals in Gorgonzola (cheese)

per 100g
Gorgonzola (cheese)
Magnesium (mg) 20.0 28.2
Zinc (mg) 2.6 3.5
Sodium (mg) 1,400.0 789.0
Calcium (mg) 610.0 649.8
Iron (mg) 0.3 0.3
Potassium (mg) 260.0 116.1
Phosphorus (mg) 360.0 452.4
[1] average of Cheese

Is Gorgonzola (cheese) high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Gorgonzola (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 19-30 year old adult
Learn more about RDA values for minerals by clicking on the names in the table above.

Carbohydrates in Gorgonzola (cheese)

0.0% of Gorgonzola (cheese) are carbs, per serving of 30g that makes 0.0g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Gorgonzola (cheese)
Monosaccharides (g) 0.0 0.2
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 0.0
Total carbs (g) 0.0 0.2
[1] average of Cheese

How high are the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Gorgonzola (cheese)?

The Glycemic Index of Gorgonzola (cheese) is 0, which would be considered as low. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 0.0 and can be regarded as low.

Allergens in Gorgonzola (cheese)

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

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Gorgonzola (cheese)

Of the 31.0g total fat per 100g in Gorgonzola (cheese), 18.9g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.9g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 8.7g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 83.0mg.