Welcome to the nutritional selenium content in 7 different types of cheddar, ranging from 20.6 mcg to 12.4 mcg per 100g. The basic type of cheddar is Cheese, cheddar, where the amount of selenium in 100g is 13.9 mcg.

13.9 mcg of selenium per 100g, from Cheese, cheddar corresponds to % of the selenium RDA. For a typical serving size of 1 cup, diced (or 132 g) the amount of Selenium is 18.35 mcg. This corresponds to an RDA percentage of %.

The percentage of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for selenium is based on a 70 mcg RDA level for a mature adult.

Top five cheddar products high in selenium

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

1. Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, fat-free : 20.6mcg
2. Cheese, american cheddar, imitation : 15.2mcg
3. Cheese, low fat, cheddar or colby : 14.5mcg
4. Cheese, low-sodium, cheddar or colby : 14.5mcg
5. Cheese, cheddar : 13.9mcg

Following on from the five top cheddar items or products containing selenium we have a more comprehensive break down of Cheese, cheddar, and the highest item containing selenium which is Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, fat-free. 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 7 types of cheddar.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 7 different types of cheddar based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the selenium content in cheddar.

Cheese, cheddar - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Cheese, cheddar should be considered along with the selenium content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Dairy and Egg Products.Other important and selenium related nutrients are Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 403 kcal (20% RDA), 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 Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the selenium levels in cheddar.

selenium and nutrition facts in cheddar 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.

Amount of selenium per 100 Calories

100 calories of cheese, cheddar is a serving size of 0.25 g, and the amount of Selenium is 3.45 mcg. Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Fat, in 100 Calories are as follows; Protein 6.18 g (10.92% RDA), Fat 8.22 g (12.66% RDA), Carbohydrate 0.32 g (0.25% RDA). This is shown in the selenium RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients. selenium and nutrition facts in cheddar per 100 calories

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 18.35 mcg of Selenium. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 531.96 kcal, 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 selenium chart, for the typical serving of selenium and the related and important nutritional values.selenium and nutritional content in cheddar

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).selenium, calories and nutritional content in cheddar

Mcg of selenium in cheddar (per 100g)

This list of 7 types of cheddar, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, fat-free through to Cheese product, pasteurized process, cheddar, reduced fat where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional selenium 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 selenium in cheddar.

The list below gives the total selenium content in the 7 items from the general description 'cheddar' each of which show the selenium amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 7 food items shown in the selenium 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 selenium per 100g

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

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

Average Content for cheddar

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of selenium contained in 100g of cheddar, based on the list below of 7 different items under the general description of cheddar, is 14.83 mcg of selenium. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 282.43 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 21.80 g, the average amount of Fat is 18.98 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Selenium is found in Cheese, low-sodium, cheddar or colby which in 100g contains 14.5 mcg of Selenium. For this serving the amount of Calories is 398 kcal, the amount of Protein is 24.35 g, the amount of Fat is 32.62 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 1.91 g.

Highest selenium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 7 different cheddar nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of selenium is found in Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, fat-free which contains 20.6 mcg of selenium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 148 kcal, the Protein content is 22.5 g, the Fat content is 0.8 g, the Carbohydrate content is 13.4 g. chart to show highest selenium in cheddar per 100g

The lowest amount of selenium in 100g is in Cheese product, pasteurized process, cheddar, reduced fat which contains 12.4 mcg. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 240 kcal, the amount of Protein is 17.6 g, the amount of Fat is 14.1 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 10.6 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a selenium range of 8.2 mcg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 92 kcal for Calories, 4.9 g for Protein, 13.3 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of selenium per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high selenium foods in your diet. For example 100g of Cheese, cheddar contains 13.9 mcg of selenium. 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 selenium nutritional content.

The food with the highest selenium content per typical serving is Cheese, american cheddar, imitation which contains 34.05 mcg in 1 cup (or 224 g). For this serving the Calories content is 535.36 kcal, 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 selenium 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 selenium.


Cheddar List, selenium Content per 100g

1. Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, fat-free - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Selenium
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  20.6 mcg148 kcal (7%)13.4 g (10%)0.8 g (1%)22.5 g (40%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cubic inch (or 16g):
   3.3 mcg 23.68 kcal (1%) 2.14 g (2%) 0.13 g (0%) 3.6 g (6%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (3/4 oz) (or 21g):
  4.33 mcg 31.08 kcal (2%) 2.81 g (2%) 0.17 g (0%) 4.73 g (8%)
2. Cheese, american cheddar, imitation - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  15.2 mcg239 kcal (12%)11.6 g (9%)14 g (22%)16.7 g (30%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 224g):
   34.05 mcg 535.36 kcal (27%) 25.98 g (20%) 31.36 g (48%) 37.41 g (67%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 18g):
  2.74 mcg 43.02 kcal (2%) 2.09 g (2%) 2.52 g (4%) 3.01 g (5%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 21g):
  3.19 mcg 50.19 kcal (3%) 2.44 g (2%) 2.94 g (5%) 3.51 g (6%)
3. Cheese, low fat, cheddar or colby - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  14.5 mcg173 kcal (9%)1.91 g (1%)7 g (11%)24.35 g (43%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 132g):
   19.14 mcg 228.36 kcal (11%) 2.52 g (2%) 9.24 g (14%) 32.14 g (57%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  16.39 mcg 195.49 kcal (10%) 2.16 g (2%) 7.91 g (12%) 27.52 g (49%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  4.11 mcg 49.05 kcal (2%) 0.54 g (0%) 1.98 g (3%) 6.9 g (12%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 17g):
  2.47 mcg 29.41 kcal (1%) 0.32 g (0%) 1.19 g (2%) 4.14 g (7%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (1 oz) (or 28g):
  4.06 mcg 48.44 kcal (2%) 0.53 g (0%) 1.96 g (3%) 6.82 g (12%)
4. Cheese, low-sodium, cheddar or colby - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  14.5 mcg398 kcal (20%)1.91 g (1%)32.62 g (50%)24.35 g (43%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 132g):
   19.14 mcg 525.36 kcal (26%) 2.52 g (2%) 43.06 g (66%) 32.14 g (57%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  16.39 mcg 449.74 kcal (22%) 2.16 g (2%) 36.86 g (57%) 27.52 g (49%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  4.11 mcg 112.83 kcal (6%) 0.54 g (0%) 9.25 g (14%) 6.9 g (12%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 17g):
  2.47 mcg 67.66 kcal (3%) 0.32 g (0%) 5.55 g (9%) 4.14 g (7%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (1 oz) (or 28g):
  4.06 mcg 111.44 kcal (6%) 0.53 g (0%) 9.13 g (14%) 6.82 g (12%)
5. Cheese, cheddar - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  13.9 mcg403 kcal (20%)1.28 g (1%)33.14 g (51%)24.9 g (44%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 132g):
   18.35 mcg 531.96 kcal (27%) 1.69 g (1%) 43.74 g (67%) 32.87 g (59%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and melted (or 244g):
  33.92 mcg 983.32 kcal (49%) 3.12 g (2%) 80.86 g (124%) 60.76 g (109%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  15.71 mcg 455.39 kcal (23%) 1.45 g (1%) 37.45 g (58%) 28.14 g (50%)
  Other serving sizes 1 oz (or 28.35g):
  3.94 mcg 114.25 kcal (6%) 0.36 g (0%) 9.4 g (14%) 7.06 g (13%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 17g):
  2.36 mcg 68.51 kcal (3%) 0.22 g (0%) 5.63 g (9%) 4.23 g (8%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (1 oz) (or 28g):
  3.89 mcg 112.84 kcal (6%) 0.36 g (0%) 9.28 g (14%) 6.97 g (12%)
6. Cheese, pasteurized process, cheddar or American, low sodium - Selenium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Dairy and Egg Products
  Selenium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  12.7 mcg376 kcal (19%)1.6 g (1%)31.19 g (48%)22.2 g (40%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and diced (or 140g):
   17.78 mcg 526.4 kcal (26%) 2.24 g (2%) 43.67 g (67%) 31.08 g (56%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and shredded (or 113g):
  14.35 mcg 424.88 kcal (21%) 1.81 g (1%) 35.24 g (54%) 25.09 g (45%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cubic inch (or 18g):
  2.29 mcg 67.68 kcal (3%) 0.29 g (0%) 5.61 g (9%) 4 g (7%)
  Other serving sizes 1 slice (or 21g):
  2.67 mcg 78.96 kcal (4%) 0.34 g (0%) 6.55 g (10%) 4.66 g (8%)






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