Parmesan cheese: nutrition facts & data
|Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g)||0.0||0.2|
Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories
An average portion size (20g) of Parmesan cheese contains:
- 79.2 Calories
- 6.2g of Fat
- 6.2g of Protein
- No Carbs
- 168.0mg of sodium - 0.1% of the RDA for sodium.
- 9.0mg of Magnesium, that covers 0.0% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
- 1.2mg of Zinc - 0.1% of the RDA for Zinc.
- 0.1mg of Iron - 0.0% of the RDA for Iron.
- 35.0mg 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 Parmesan cheese?
|Vitamin C (mg)||0.0||0.0|
|Vitamin E (mg)||1.0||0.7|
|Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg)||0.0||0.0|
|Vitamin B2 (mg)||0.3||0.4|
|Vitamin B6 (mg)||0.1||0.1|
|Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg)||20.0||32.0|
|Vitamin B12 (μg)||2.0||1.9|
Is Parmesan cheese rich in vitamins?
The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (20g) for Parmesan cheese of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for each vitamin in percent.
Learn more about RDA values for vitamins by clicking on the names in the table above.
Minerals in Parmesan cheese
Is Parmesan cheese high in minerals?
Again, for every mineral contained in Parmesan cheese we looked at the portion size (20g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.
Learn more about RDA values for minerals by clicking on the names in the table above.
Carbohydrates in Parmesan cheese
0.0% of Parmesan cheese are carbs, per serving of 20g that makes 0.0g of carbs.
Monosachharides and polysaccharides
|Total carbs (g)||0.0||0.2|
How high are the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Parmesan cheese?
The Glycemic Index of Parmesan 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 Parmesan cheese
- is Gluten free
- has very low amounts of Lactose
- no Fructose
Fatty acids and cholesterol in Parmesan cheese
Of the 31.0g total fat per 100g in Parmesan cheese, 20.7g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 1.2g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 6.2g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 82.0mg.