Welcome to the nutritional protein content in 14 different types of mozzarella, ranging from 31.7 g to 8.6 g per 100g. The basic type of mozzarella is Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat, where the amount of protein in 100g is 31.7 g.

31.7 g of protein per 100g, from Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat corresponds to 57% of the protein RDA. For a typical serving size of 1 cup, shredded (or 113 g) the amount of Protein is 35.82 g. This corresponds to an RDA percentage of 64%.

The percentage of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for protein is based on a 50 g RDA level for a mature adult.

Top ten mozzarella products high in protein

Below is a summary list for the top ten mozzarella items ranked by the amount or level of protein in 100g.

1. Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat : 31.7g (57%RDA)
2. Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium : 27.5g (49%RDA)
3. Cheese, mozzarella, part skim milk, low moisture : 25.96g (46%RDA)
4. Cheese, mozzarella, part skim milk : 24.26g (43%RDA)
5. Cheese, mozzarella, whole milk : 22.17g (40%RDA)
6. Cheese, mozzarella, whole milk, low moisture : 21.6g (39%RDA)
7. T.G.I. FRIDAY'S, fried mozzarella : 15.73g (28%RDA)
8. APPLEBEE'S, mozzarella sticks : 15.01g (27%RDA)
9. Restaurant, family style, fried mozzarella sticks : 14.89g (27%RDA)
10. DENNY'S, mozzarella cheese sticks : 13.92g (25%RDA)

Following on from the ten top mozzarella items or products containing protein we have a more comprehensive break down of Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat, and the highest item containing protein which is Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat. 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 14 types of mozzarella.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 14 different types of mozzarella based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the protein content in mozzarella.

Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat should be considered along with the protein content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Dairy and Egg Products.Other important and protein related nutrients are Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 141 kcal (7% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 3.5 g (3% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the protein levels in mozzarella.

protein and nutrition facts in mozzarella per 100g

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat has a nutritional value score of 19 out of 100.Comparing the protein content and the nutritional density in 100g for Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat; We class this as a high protein content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a medium nutritional density value.

Comparing protein in mozzarella vs chicken breast

The amount of protein in chicken breast is 31 g per 100g.As protein percentage of the RDA this is 62 %. Comparing with Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat, in 100g contains 31.7 g of protein. As a percentage of the RDA this is 57 %. Therefore, Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat has 0.7 g more protein than chicken breast. In terms of protein percentage this is 2 % more protein. Chicken breast has an overall nutritional value score of 15 out of 100, whereas Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat has a nutritional value score of 19 out of 100.Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat also has the highest amount of protein for the 14 different mozzarella items.

Amount of protein per 100 Calories

100 calories of cheese, mozzarella, nonfat is a serving size of 0.71 g, and the amount of Protein is 22.48 g (40.43% RDA). Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Carbohydrate, in 100 Calories are as follows; Fat 0 g (0% RDA), Carbohydrate 2.48 g (2.13% RDA). This is shown in the protein RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients. protein and nutrition facts in mozzarella per 100 calories

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 cup, shredded (or 113 g)

For the food Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat the typical serving size is 1 cup, shredded (or 113 g) which contains 35.82 g of Protein. The protein percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 64 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 1.6 servings of the typical serving size 1 cup, shredded (or 113 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 159.33 kcal, the Fat content is 0 g and the Carbohydrate content is 3.96 g. The percentages are shown below in the protein chart, for the typical serving of protein and the related and important nutritional values.protein and nutritional content in mozzarella

Macronutrients in Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat


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, shredded or 113 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 143.3 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 0.0 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 15.8 (kcal).protein, calories and nutritional content in mozzarella

Grams of protein in mozzarella (per 100g)

This list of 14 types of mozzarella, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat through to SUNSHINE, CHEEZ-IT, Mozzarella Crackers where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional protein 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 protein in mozzarella.

The list below gives the total protein content in the 14 items from the general description 'mozzarella' each of which show the protein amount as well as Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 14 food items shown in the protein 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.

mozzarella protein per 100g

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

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

RDA for protein

The recommended daily allowance for protein is 56g for an average male. This is the RDA used for all nutrition in the listed data. For a typical woman it is 46g. These values are based on 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight. It is also recommended that at least 10% of your calories should be from protein with an upper limit of 35% of your calories from protein.

Effect of Preparation and Storage on protein

The level of protein can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The total number of frozen food items is 1. The highest amount of protein from the 1 frozen items is in HOT POCKETS, meatballs & mozzarella stuffed sandwich, frozen where the protein content is 9.32 g per 100g. The number of food items described as lowfat or non-fat is 1 item.

Average Content for mozzarella

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of protein contained in 100g of mozzarella, based on the list below of 14 different items under the general description of mozzarella, is 18.04 g of protein. This average value corresponds to 32.21 % 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 296.64 kcal, the average amount of Fat is 16.42 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Protein is found in T.G.I. FRIDAY'S, fried mozzarella which in 100g contains 15.73 g of Protein. This corresponds to 28 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 338 kcal, the amount of Fat is 19.63 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 24.55 g.

Highest protein Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 14 different mozzarella nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of protein is found in Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat which contains 31.7 g of protein per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 57 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 141 kcal, the Fat content is 0 g, the Carbohydrate content is 3.5 g. chart to show highest protein in mozzarella per 100g

The lowest amount of protein in 100g is in SUNSHINE, CHEEZ-IT, Mozzarella Crackers which contains 8.6 g. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 15 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 500 kcal, the amount of Fat is 23.8 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 64.1 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a protein range of 23.1 g per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 359 kcal for Calories, 23.8 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of protein per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high protein foods in your diet. For example 100g of Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat contains 31.7 g of protein. 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 protein nutritional content.

The food with the highest protein content per typical serving is Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium which contains 36.3 g in 1 cup, diced (or 132 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 65 %. For this serving the Calories content is 369.6 kcal, the Fat content is 22.57 g and the Carbohydrate content is 4.09 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

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


Mozzarella List, protein Content per 100g

1. Cheese, mozzarella, nonfat - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 19 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Protein
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  31.7 g (57%)141 kcal (7%)0 g (0%)3.5 g (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
   35.82 g (64%) 159.33 kcal (8%) 0 g (0%) 3.96 g (3%)
2. Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  27.5 g (49%)280 kcal (14%)17.1 g (26%)3.1 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 132g):
   36.3 g (65%) 369.6 kcal (18%) 22.57 g (35%) 4.09 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  31.08 g (56%) 316.4 kcal (16%) 19.32 g (30%) 3.5 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 18g):
  4.95 g (9%) 50.4 kcal (3%) 3.08 g (5%) 0.56 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (1 oz) (or 28g):
  7.7 g (14%) 78.4 kcal (4%) 4.79 g (7%) 0.87 g (1%)
3. Cheese, mozzarella, part skim milk, low moisture - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  25.96 g (46%)302 kcal (15%)20.03 g (31%)3.83 g (3%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 132g):
   34.27 g (61%) 398.64 kcal (20%) 26.44 g (41%) 5.06 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  29.33 g (52%) 341.26 kcal (17%) 22.63 g (35%) 4.33 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  7.36 g (13%) 85.62 kcal (4%) 5.68 g (9%) 1.09 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 18g):
  4.67 g (8%) 54.36 kcal (3%) 3.61 g (6%) 0.69 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (1 oz) (or 28g):
  7.27 g (13%) 84.56 kcal (4%) 5.61 g (9%) 1.07 g (1%)
4. Cheese, mozzarella, part skim milk - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  24.26 g (43%)254 kcal (13%)15.92 g (24%)2.77 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   6.88 g (12%) 72.01 kcal (4%) 4.51 g (7%) 0.79 g (1%)
5. Cheese, mozzarella, whole milk - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  22.17 g (40%)300 kcal (15%)22.35 g (34%)2.19 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and shredded (or 112g):
   24.83 g (44%) 336 kcal (17%) 25.03 g (39%) 2.45 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  6.29 g (11%) 85.05 kcal (4%) 6.34 g (10%) 0.62 g (0%)
  Other serving sizes 6 slices (or 170g):
  37.69 g (67%) 510 kcal (26%) 38 g (58%) 3.72 g (3%)
6. Cheese, mozzarella, whole milk, low moisture - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  21.6 g (39%)318 kcal (16%)24.64 g (38%)2.47 g (2%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   6.12 g (11%) 90.15 kcal (5%) 6.99 g (11%) 0.7 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 18g):
  3.89 g (7%) 57.24 kcal (3%) 4.44 g (7%) 0.44 g (0%)
7. T.G.I. FRIDAY'S, fried mozzarella - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Restaurant Foods
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  15.73 g (28%)338 kcal (17%)19.63 g (30%)24.55 g (19%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece (or 35g):
   5.51 g (10%) 118.3 kcal (6%) 6.87 g (11%) 8.59 g (7%)
  Other serving sizes 1 serving (or 202g):
  31.77 g (57%) 682.76 kcal (34%) 39.65 g (61%) 49.59 g (38%)
8. APPLEBEE'S, mozzarella sticks - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Restaurant Foods
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  15.01 g (27%)320 kcal (16%)18.24 g (28%)23.93 g (18%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece (or 32g):
   4.8 g (9%) 102.4 kcal (5%) 5.84 g (9%) 7.66 g (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 serving (or 281g):
  42.18 g (75%) 899.2 kcal (45%) 51.25 g (79%) 67.24 g (52%)
9. Restaurant, family style, fried mozzarella sticks - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Restaurant Foods
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  14.89 g (27%)329 kcal (16%)18.92 g (29%)24.89 g (19%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece (or 31g):
   4.62 g (8%) 101.99 kcal (5%) 5.87 g (9%) 7.72 g (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 serving (or 232g):
  34.54 g (62%) 763.28 kcal (38%) 43.89 g (68%) 57.74 g (44%)
10. DENNY'S, mozzarella cheese sticks - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Restaurant Foods
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  13.92 g (25%)330 kcal (17%)18.89 g (29%)26.2 g (20%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 piece (or 27g):
   3.76 g (7%) 89.1 kcal (4%) 5.1 g (8%) 7.07 g (5%)
  Other serving sizes 1 serving (or 215g):
  29.93 g (53%) 709.5 kcal (35%) 40.61 g (62%) 56.33 g (43%)
11. Cheese substitute, mozzarella - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  11.47 g (20%)248 kcal (12%)12.22 g (19%)23.67 g (18%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
   12.96 g (23%) 280.24 kcal (14%) 13.81 g (21%) 26.75 g (21%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  3.25 g (6%) 70.31 kcal (4%) 3.46 g (5%) 6.71 g (5%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 18g):
  2.06 g (4%) 44.64 kcal (2%) 2.2 g (3%) 4.26 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 28g):
  3.21 g (6%) 69.44 kcal (3%) 3.42 g (5%) 6.63 g (5%)
  Other serving sizes 3 oz (or 85g):
  9.75 g (17%) 210.8 kcal (11%) 10.39 g (16%) 20.12 g (15%)
12. Lean Pockets, Meatballs & Mozzarella - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Meals, Entrees, and Sidedishes
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  10.49 g (19%)240 kcal (12%)7.7 g (12%)32.28 g (25%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 each (or 128g):
   13.43 g (24%) 307.2 kcal (15%) 9.86 g (15%) 41.32 g (32%)
13. HOT POCKETS, meatballs & mozzarella stuffed sandwich, frozen - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Meals, Entrees, and Sidedishes
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  9.32 g (17%)253 kcal (13%)10.47 g (16%)30.45 g (23%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 hot pocket (1 NLEA serving) (or 127g):
   11.84 g (21%) 321.31 kcal (16%) 13.3 g (20%) 38.67 g (30%)






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