Welcome to the nutritional calcium content in 3 different types of ricotta, ranging from 272 mg to 48 mg per 100g. The basic type of ricotta is Cheese, ricotta, whole milk, where the amount of calcium in 100g is 207 mg.

207 mg of calcium per 100g, from Cheese, ricotta, whole milk corresponds to 21% of the calcium RDA. For a typical serving size of 1 cup (or 246 g) the amount of Calcium is 509.22 mg. This corresponds to an RDA percentage of 51%.

The percentage of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for calcium is based on a 1000 mg RDA level for a mature adult.

Cheese, ricotta, whole milk - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Cheese, ricotta, whole milk should be considered along with the calcium content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Dairy and Egg Products.Other important and calcium related nutrients are Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 174 kcal (9% RDA), the amount of Protein is 11.26 g (20% RDA), the amount of Fat is 12.98 g (20% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 3.04 g (2% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the calcium levels in ricotta.

calcium and nutrition facts in ricotta per 100g

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Cheese, ricotta, whole milk has a nutritional value score of 14 out of 100.Comparing the calcium content and the nutritional density in 100g for Cheese, ricotta, whole milk; We class this as a high calcium content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a medium nutritional density value.

Comparing calcium in ricotta vs milk

The amount of calcium in milk is 125 mg per 100g.As calcium percentage of the RDA this is 13 %. Comparing with Cheese, ricotta, whole milk, in 100g contains 207 mg of calcium. As a percentage of the RDA this is 21 %. Therefore, Cheese, ricotta, whole milk has 82 mg more calcium than milk. In terms of calcium percentage this is 66 % more calcium. Milk has an overall nutritional value score of 15 out of 100, whereas Cheese, ricotta, whole milk has a nutritional value score of 14 out of 100.

The highest content of calcium in the food items under the general description or type of ricotta, is Cheese, ricotta, part skim milk with 272 mg of calcium per 100g. Comparing milk with Cheese, ricotta, part skim milk; Cheese, ricotta, part skim milk has 147 mg more calcium than milk. In terms of calcium percentage this is 118 % more calcium.

Amount of calcium per 100 Calories

100 calories of cheese, ricotta, whole milk is a serving size of 0.57 g, and the amount of Calcium is 118.97 mg (12.07% RDA). Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Fat, in 100 Calories are as follows; Protein 6.47 g (11.49% RDA), Fat 7.46 g (11.49% RDA), Carbohydrate 1.75 g (1.15% RDA). This is shown in the calcium RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients. calcium and nutrition facts in ricotta per 100 calories

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 cup (or 246 g)

For the food Cheese, ricotta, whole milk the typical serving size is 1 cup (or 246 g) which contains 509.22 mg of Calcium. The calcium percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 51 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 2.0 servings of the typical serving size 1 cup (or 246 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 428.04 kcal, the Protein content is 27.7 g, the Fat content is 31.93 g and the Carbohydrate content is 7.48 g. The percentages are shown below in the calcium chart, for the typical serving of calcium and the related and important nutritional values.calcium and nutritional content in ricotta

Macronutrients in Cheese, ricotta, whole milk


The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 1 cup or 246 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 118.3 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 280.7 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 28.9 (kcal).calcium, calories and nutritional content in ricotta

Milligrams of calcium in ricotta (per 100g)

This list of 3 types of ricotta, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Cheese, ricotta, part skim milk through to PREGO Pasta, Heart Smart- Ricotta Parmesan Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional calcium content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much calcium in ricotta.

The list below gives the total calcium content in the 3 items from the general description 'ricotta' each of which show the calcium amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 3 food items shown in the calcium chart. This gives a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

ricotta calcium per 100g

The corresponding nutritional value for ricotta based on our density score out of 100 (ranked by the amount of calcium per 100g) is shown in the below nutritional density chart. ricotta calcium per 100g

The corresponding Calories for ricotta ranked by the amount of calcium per 100g is shown below in the ricotta calories chart. ricotta calcium per 100g

Average Content for ricotta

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of calcium contained in 100g of ricotta, based on the list below of 3 different items under the general description of ricotta, is 175.67 mg of calcium. This average value corresponds to 17.57 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 128.00 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 8.35 g, the average amount of Fat is 7.63 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Calcium is found in Cheese, ricotta, whole milk which in 100g contains 207 mg of Calcium. This corresponds to 21 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 174 kcal, the amount of Protein is 11.26 g, the amount of Fat is 12.98 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 3.04 g.

Highest calcium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 3 different ricotta nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of calcium is found in Cheese, ricotta, part skim milk which contains 272 mg of calcium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 27 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 138 kcal, the Protein content is 11.39 g, the Fat content is 7.91 g, the Carbohydrate content is 5.14 g. chart to show highest calcium in ricotta per 100g

The lowest amount of calcium in 100g is in PREGO Pasta, Heart Smart- Ricotta Parmesan Italian Sauce, ready-to-serve which contains 48 mg. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 5 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 72 kcal, the amount of Protein is 2.4 g, the amount of Fat is 2 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 10.4 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a calcium range of 224 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 66 kcal for Calories, 8.99 g for Protein, 5.91 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of calcium per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high calcium foods in your diet. For example 100g of Cheese, ricotta, whole milk contains 207 mg of calcium. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the calcium nutritional content.

The food with the highest calcium content per typical serving is Cheese, ricotta, part skim milk which contains 669.12 mg in 1 cup (or 246 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 67 %. For this serving the Calories content is 339.48 kcal, the Protein content is 28.02 g, the Fat content is 19.46 g and the Carbohydrate content is 12.64 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing calcium which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of foods high in calcium.


Ricotta List, calcium Content per 100g

1. Cheese, ricotta, part skim milk - Calcium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Calcium
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  272 mg (27%)138 kcal (7%)5.14 g (4%)7.91 g (12%)11.39 g (20%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 246g):
   669.12 mg (67%) 339.48 kcal (17%) 12.64 g (10%) 19.46 g (30%) 28.02 g (50%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  77.11 mg (8%) 39.12 kcal (2%) 1.46 g (1%) 2.24 g (3%) 3.23 g (6%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup (or 124g):
  337.28 mg (34%) 171.12 kcal (9%) 6.37 g (5%) 9.81 g (15%) 14.12 g (25%)
2. Cheese, ricotta, whole milk - Calcium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Calcium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  207 mg (21%)174 kcal (9%)3.04 g (2%)12.98 g (20%)11.26 g (20%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 246g):
   509.22 mg (51%) 428.04 kcal (21%) 7.48 g (6%) 31.93 g (49%) 27.7 g (49%)
  Other serving sizes .5 cup (or 124g):
  256.68 mg (26%) 215.76 kcal (11%) 3.77 g (3%) 16.1 g (25%) 13.96 g (25%)






calcium and Nutritional Values - Top 221 Foods

Vegetables

leeks, turnip greens, swiss chard, mustard greens, yams, fennel, artichokes, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, green beans, brussel sprouts, cabbage, sweet potato, a potato, carrots, lettuce, iceberg lettuce, spinach, shiitake mushrooms, celery, salad, mushrooms, potatoes, baked potato, onions, asparagus, pumpkin, radishes, taro, turnips, okra, rhubarb, sweet corn, cowpeas, seaweed, broadbeans

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Drinks

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Nuts and Seeds

chia seeds, sunflower seeds, pecans, pumpkin seeds, hazelnuts, nuts, almonds, sesame seeds, walnuts, cashews, peanuts, chestnuts, coconut meat, ginkgo nuts, mixed nuts, macadamia nuts

Beans and Lentils

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Meat

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Fast Foods

french fries, pizza, a slice of pizza, hot dog, hamburger, a cheeseburger, a big mac

Dairy and Cheese

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Breakfast Cereal

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Miscellaneous

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