Welcome to the nutritional calories content in 6 different types of cheddar cheese, ranging from 403 kcal to 148 kcal per 100g. The basic type of cheddar cheese is Cheese, cheddar, where the amount of calories in 100g is 403 kcal.

403 kcal of calories per 100g, from Cheese, cheddar corresponds to 20% of the calories RDA. For a typical serving size of 1 cup, diced (or 132 g) the amount of Calories is 531.96 kcal. This corresponds to an RDA percentage of 27%.

The percentage of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for calories is based on a 2000 kcal RDA level for a mature adult.

Top five cheddar cheese products high in calories

Below is a summary list for the top five cheddar cheese items ranked by the amount or level of calories in 100g.

1. Cheese, cheddar : 403kcal (20%RDA)
2. Cheese, low-sodium, cheddar or colby : 398kcal (20%RDA)
3. Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, low sodium : 376kcal (19%RDA)
4. Cheese, american cheddar, imitation : 239kcal (12%RDA)
5. Cheese, low fat, cheddar or colby : 173kcal (9%RDA)

Following on from the five top cheddar cheese items or products containing calories we have a more comprehensive break down of Cheese, cheddar, and the highest item containing calories which is Cheese, cheddar. We also give a comparison of average values, median values and lowest values along with a comparison with other food groups and assess the effects of storage and preparation on the 6 types of cheddar cheese.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 6 different types of cheddar cheese based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the calories content in cheddar cheese.

Cheese, cheddar - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Cheese, cheddar should be considered along with the calories content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Dairy and Egg Products.Other important and calories related nutrients are Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Protein is 24.9 g (44% RDA), the amount of Fat is 33.14 g (51% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 1.28 g (1% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the calories levels in cheddar cheese.

calories and nutrition facts in cheddar cheese per 100g

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

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 cup, diced (or 132 g)

For the food Cheese, cheddar the typical serving size is 1 cup, diced (or 132 g) which contains 531.96 kcal of Calories. The calories percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 27 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 3.7 servings of the typical serving size 1 cup, diced (or 132 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Protein content is 32.87 g, the Fat content is 43.74 g and the Carbohydrate content is 1.69 g. The percentages are shown below in the calories chart, for the typical serving of calories and the related and important nutritional values.calories and nutritional content in cheddar cheese

Macronutrients in Cheese, cheddar


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, diced or 132 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 140.4 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 384.5 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 6.5 (kcal).calories, calories and nutritional content in cheddar cheese

Kcal of calories in cheddar cheese (per 100g)

This list of 6 types of cheddar cheese, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Cheese, cheddar through to Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, fat-free where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional calories 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 many calories in cheddar cheese.

The list below gives the total calories content in the 6 items from the general description 'cheddar cheese' each of which show the calories amount as well as Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 6 food items shown in the calories 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.

cheddar cheese calories per 100g

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

Average Content for cheddar cheese

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of calories contained in 100g of cheddar cheese, based on the list below of 6 different items under the general description of cheddar cheese, is 289.50 kcal of calories. This average value corresponds to 14.48 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Protein is 22.50 g, the average amount of Fat is 19.79 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Calories is found in Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, low sodium which in 100g contains 376 kcal of Calories. This corresponds to 19 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Protein is 22.2 g, the amount of Fat is 31.19 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 1.6 g.

Highest calories Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 6 different cheddar cheese nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of calories is found in Cheese, cheddar which contains 403 kcal of calories per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 20 %. For this 100g serving the Protein content is 24.9 g, the Fat content is 33.14 g, the Carbohydrate content is 1.28 g. chart to show highest calories in cheddar cheese per 100g

The lowest amount of calories in 100g is in Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, fat-free which contains 148 kcal. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 7 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Protein is 22.5 g, the amount of Fat is 0.8 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 13.4 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a calories range of 255 kcal per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 2.4 g for Protein, 32.34 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of calories per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high calories foods in your diet. For example 100g of Cheese, cheddar contains 403 kcal of calories. 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 calories nutritional content.

The food with the highest calories content per typical serving is Cheese, american cheddar, imitation which contains 535.36 kcal in 1 cup (or 224 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 27 %. For this serving the Protein content is 37.41 g, the Fat content is 31.36 g and the Carbohydrate content is 25.98 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing calories 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 calories rich foods.


Cheddar cheese List, calories Content per 100g

1. Cheese, cheddar - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Calories
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  403 kcal (20%)24.9 g (44%)1.28 g (1%)33.14 g (51%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 132g):
   531.96 kcal (27%) 32.87 g (59%) 1.69 g (1%) 43.74 g (67%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and melted (or 244g):
  983.32 kcal (49%) 60.76 g (109%) 3.12 g (2%) 80.86 g (124%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  455.39 kcal (23%) 28.14 g (50%) 1.45 g (1%) 37.45 g (58%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  114.25 kcal (6%) 7.06 g (13%) 0.36 g (0%) 9.4 g (14%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 17g):
  68.51 kcal (3%) 4.23 g (8%) 0.22 g (0%) 5.63 g (9%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (1 oz) (or 28g):
  112.84 kcal (6%) 6.97 g (12%) 0.36 g (0%) 9.28 g (14%)
2. Cheese, low-sodium, cheddar or colby - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  398 kcal (20%)24.35 g (43%)1.91 g (1%)32.62 g (50%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 132g):
   525.36 kcal (26%) 32.14 g (57%) 2.52 g (2%) 43.06 g (66%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  449.74 kcal (22%) 27.52 g (49%) 2.16 g (2%) 36.86 g (57%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  112.83 kcal (6%) 6.9 g (12%) 0.54 g (0%) 9.25 g (14%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 17g):
  67.66 kcal (3%) 4.14 g (7%) 0.32 g (0%) 5.55 g (9%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (1 oz) (or 28g):
  111.44 kcal (6%) 6.82 g (12%) 0.53 g (0%) 9.13 g (14%)
3. Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, low sodium - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  376 kcal (19%)22.2 g (40%)1.6 g (1%)31.19 g (48%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 140g):
   526.4 kcal (26%) 31.08 g (56%) 2.24 g (2%) 43.67 g (67%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  424.88 kcal (21%) 25.09 g (45%) 1.81 g (1%) 35.24 g (54%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 18g):
  67.68 kcal (3%) 4 g (7%) 0.29 g (0%) 5.61 g (9%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 21g):
  78.96 kcal (4%) 4.66 g (8%) 0.34 g (0%) 6.55 g (10%)
4. Cheese, american cheddar, imitation - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  239 kcal (12%)16.7 g (30%)11.6 g (9%)14 g (22%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 224g):
   535.36 kcal (27%) 37.41 g (67%) 25.98 g (20%) 31.36 g (48%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 18g):
  43.02 kcal (2%) 3.01 g (5%) 2.09 g (2%) 2.52 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 21g):
  50.19 kcal (3%) 3.51 g (6%) 2.44 g (2%) 2.94 g (5%)
5. Cheese, low fat, cheddar or colby - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  173 kcal (9%)24.35 g (43%)1.91 g (1%)7 g (11%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 132g):
   228.36 kcal (11%) 32.14 g (57%) 2.52 g (2%) 9.24 g (14%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  195.49 kcal (10%) 27.52 g (49%) 2.16 g (2%) 7.91 g (12%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  49.05 kcal (2%) 6.9 g (12%) 0.54 g (0%) 1.98 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 17g):
  29.41 kcal (1%) 4.14 g (7%) 0.32 g (0%) 1.19 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (1 oz) (or 28g):
  48.44 kcal (2%) 6.82 g (12%) 0.53 g (0%) 1.96 g (3%)
6. Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, fat-free - Calories
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Calories Protein Carbohydrate Fat
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  148 kcal (7%)22.5 g (40%)13.4 g (10%)0.8 g (1%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cubic inch (or 16g):
   23.68 kcal (1%) 3.6 g (6%) 2.14 g (2%) 0.13 g (0%)






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