Welcome to the nutritional sodium content in 11 different types of macaroni and cheese, ranging from 766 mg to 3 mg per 100g. The basic type of macaroni and cheese is Macaroni and cheese, frozen entree, where the amount of sodium in 100g is 290 mg.

290 mg of sodium per 100g, from Macaroni and cheese, frozen entree corresponds to 18% of the sodium RDA. For a typical serving size of 1 cup (or 137 g) the amount of Sodium is 397.3 mg. This corresponds to an RDA percentage of 25%.

The percentage of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for sodium is based on a 1600 mg RDA level for a mature adult.

Top five macaroni and cheese products high in sodium

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

1. Macaroni and cheese, box mix with cheese sauce, unprepared : 766mg (48%RDA)
2. Macaroni and cheese dinner with dry sauce mix, boxed, uncooked : 680mg (43%RDA)
3. Macaroni and cheese, box mix with cheese sauce, prepared : 460mg (29%RDA)
4. Macaroni and cheese, dry mix, prepared with 2% milk and 80% stick margarine from dry mix : 338mg (21%RDA)
5. Macaroni and Cheese, canned, microwavable : 335mg (21%RDA)

Following on from the five top macaroni and cheese items or products containing sodium we have a more comprehensive break down of Macaroni and cheese, frozen entree, and the highest item containing sodium which is Macaroni and cheese, box mix with cheese sauce, unprepared. 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 11 types of macaroni and cheese.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 11 different types of macaroni and cheese based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the sodium content in macaroni and cheese.

Macaroni and cheese, frozen entree - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Macaroni and cheese, frozen entree should be considered along with the sodium content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Meals, Entrees, and Sidedishes.Other important and sodium related nutrients are Potassium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Potassium is 95 mg (2% RDA), the amount of Calories is 149 kcal (7% RDA), the amount of Protein is 5.6 g (10% RDA), the amount of Fat is 6.41 g (10% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 17.28 g (13% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Potassium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the sodium levels in macaroni and cheese.

sodium and nutrition facts in macaroni and cheese per 100g

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

Amount of sodium per 100 Calories

100 calories of macaroni and cheese, frozen entree is a serving size of 0.67 g, and the amount of Sodium is 194.63 mg (12.08% RDA). Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Protein, in 100 Calories are as follows; Potassium 63.76 mg (1.34% RDA), Protein 3.76 g (6.71% RDA), Fat 4.3 g (6.71% RDA), Carbohydrate 11.6 g (8.72% RDA). This is shown in the sodium RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients. sodium and nutrition facts in macaroni and cheese per 100 calories

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 cup (or 137 g)

For the food Macaroni and cheese, frozen entree the typical serving size is 1 cup (or 137 g) which contains 397.3 mg of Sodium. The sodium percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 25 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 4.0 servings of the typical serving size 1 cup (or 137 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Potassium content is 130.15 mg, the Calories content is 204.13 kcal, the Protein content is 7.67 g, the Fat content is 8.78 g and the Carbohydrate content is 23.67 g. The percentages are shown below in the sodium chart, for the typical serving of sodium and the related and important nutritional values.sodium and nutritional content in macaroni and cheese

Macronutrients in Macaroni and cheese, frozen entree


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 137 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 30.7 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 79.0 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 94.7 (kcal).sodium, calories and nutritional content in macaroni and cheese

Milligrams of sodium in macaroni and cheese (per 100g)

This list of 11 types of macaroni and cheese, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Macaroni and cheese, box mix with cheese sauce, unprepared through to Macaroni and cheese loaf, chicken, pork and beef where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional sodium 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 sodium in macaroni and cheese.

The list below gives the total sodium content in the 11 items from the general description 'macaroni and cheese' each of which show the sodium amount as well as Potassium, Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 11 food items shown in the sodium 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.

macaroni and cheese sodium per 100g

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

The corresponding Calories for macaroni and cheese ranked by the amount of sodium per 100g is shown below in the macaroni and cheese calories chart. macaroni and cheese sodium per 100g

Effect of Preparation and Storage on sodium

The level of sodium 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 sodium from the 1 frozen items is in Macaroni and cheese, frozen entree where the sodium content is 290 mg per 100g. The number of food items classified as canned is 2 items. The highest amount of sodium from the 2 canned items is in Macaroni and Cheese, canned, microwavable where the level is 335 mg per 100g.

Average Content for macaroni and cheese

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of sodium contained in 100g of macaroni and cheese, based on the list below of 11 different items under the general description of macaroni and cheese, is 333.73 mg of sodium. This average value corresponds to 20.86 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Potassium is 131.55 mg, the average amount of Calories is 170.00 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 6.73 g, the average amount of Fat is 5.93 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Sodium is found in Macaroni and Cheese, canned entree which in 100g contains 302 mg of Sodium. This corresponds to 19 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Potassium is 84 mg, the amount of Calories is 82 kcal, the amount of Protein is 3.38 g, the amount of Fat is 2.46 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 11.52 g.

Highest sodium Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 11 different macaroni and cheese nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of sodium is found in Macaroni and cheese, box mix with cheese sauce, unprepared which contains 766 mg of sodium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 48 %. For this 100g serving the Potassium content is 197 mg, the Calories content is 334 kcal, the Protein content is 12.73 g, the Fat content is 10.67 g, the Carbohydrate content is 46.66 g. chart to show highest sodium in macaroni and cheese per 100g

The lowest amount of sodium in 100g is in Macaroni and cheese loaf, chicken, pork and beef which contains 3 mg. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 0 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Potassium is 313 mg, the amount of Calories is 228 kcal, the amount of Protein is 11.76 g, the amount of Fat is 14.96 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 11.63 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a sodium range of 763 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 116 mg for Potassium, 106 kcal for Calories, 0.97 g for Protein, 4.29 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of sodium per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high sodium foods in your diet. For example 100g of Macaroni and cheese, frozen entree contains 290 mg of sodium. 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 sodium nutritional content.

The food with the highest sodium content per typical serving is Macaroni and cheese, box mix with cheese sauce, prepared which contains 869.4 mg in 1 cup prepared (or 189 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 54 %. For this serving the Potassium content is 151.2 mg, the Calories content is 309.96 kcal, the Protein content is 12.63 g, the Fat content is 9.43 g and the Carbohydrate content is 43.66 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

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


Macaroni and cheese List, sodium Content per 100g

1. Macaroni and cheese, box mix with cheese sauce, unprepared - Sodium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Meals, Entrees, and Sidedishes
  Sodium
(%RDA)
Potassium
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  766 mg (48%)197 mg (4%)334 kcal (17%)46.66 g (36%)10.67 g (16%)12.73 g (23%)
  Typical Serving size of 3.5 oz 1 serving (or 25g):
   191.5 mg (12%) 49.25 mg (1%) 83.5 kcal (4%) 11.67 g (9%) 2.67 g (4%) 3.18 g (6%)
  Other serving sizes 4 oz 1 serving (or 37g):
  283.42 mg (18%) 72.89 mg (2%) 123.58 kcal (6%) 17.26 g (13%) 3.95 g (6%) 4.71 g (8%)
2. Macaroni and cheese dinner with dry sauce mix, boxed, uncooked - Sodium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Meals, Entrees, and Sidedishes
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  680 mg (43%)348 mg (7%)379 kcal (19%)70.2 g (54%)4.77 g (7%)13.81 g (25%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving (makes about 1 cup prepared) (or 70g):
   476 mg (30%) 243.6 mg (5%) 265.3 kcal (13%) 49.14 g (38%) 3.34 g (5%) 9.67 g (17%)
3. Macaroni and cheese, box mix with cheese sauce, prepared - Sodium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Meals, Entrees, and Sidedishes
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  460 mg (29%)80 mg (2%)164 kcal (8%)23.1 g (18%)4.99 g (8%)6.68 g (12%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup prepared (or 189g):
   869.4 mg (54%) 151.2 mg (3%) 309.96 kcal (15%) 43.66 g (34%) 9.43 g (15%) 12.63 g (23%)
4. Macaroni and cheese, dry mix, prepared with 2% milk and 80% stick margarine from dry mix - Sodium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Meals, Entrees, and Sidedishes
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  338 mg (21%)129 mg (3%)190 kcal (10%)23.93 g (18%)8.28 g (13%)4.89 g (9%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 198g):
   669.24 mg (42%) 255.42 mg (5%) 376.2 kcal (19%) 47.38 g (36%) 16.39 g (25%) 9.68 g (17%)
5. Macaroni and Cheese, canned, microwavable - Sodium
  Nutritional Value : 13 / 100     food group - Meals, Entrees, and Sidedishes
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  335 mg (21%)72 mg (2%)134 kcal (7%)13.96 g (11%)5.99 g (9%)5.98 g (11%)
  Typical Serving size of 7.5 oz 1 serving (or 213g):
   713.55 mg (45%) 153.36 mg (3%) 285.42 kcal (14%) 29.73 g (23%) 12.76 g (20%) 12.74 g (23%)
6. Macaroni and Cheese, canned entree - Sodium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Meals, Entrees, and Sidedishes
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  302 mg (19%)84 mg (2%)82 kcal (4%)11.52 g (9%)2.46 g (4%)3.38 g (6%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 serving (or 244g):
   736.88 mg (46%) 204.96 mg (4%) 200.08 kcal (10%) 28.11 g (22%) 6 g (9%) 8.25 g (15%)
7. Macaroni and cheese, frozen entree - Sodium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Meals, Entrees, and Sidedishes
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  290 mg (18%)95 mg (2%)149 kcal (7%)17.28 g (13%)6.41 g (10%)5.6 g (10%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 137g):
   397.3 mg (25%) 130.15 mg (3%) 204.13 kcal (10%) 23.67 g (18%) 8.78 g (14%) 7.67 g (14%)
  Other serving sizes 1 container (mean weight over brands) (or 283g):
  820.7 mg (51%) 268.85 mg (6%) 421.67 kcal (21%) 48.9 g (38%) 18.14 g (28%) 15.85 g (28%)
8. Babyfood, dinner, macaroni and cheese, junior - Sodium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Baby Foods
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  266 mg (17%)44 mg (1%)61 kcal (3%)8.2 g (6%)2 g (3%)2.6 g (5%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   75.41 mg (5%) 12.47 mg (0%) 17.29 kcal (1%) 2.32 g (2%) 0.57 g (1%) 0.74 g (1%)
  Other serving sizes 1 jar (or 170g):
  452.2 mg (28%) 74.8 mg (2%) 103.7 kcal (5%) 13.94 g (11%) 3.4 g (5%) 4.42 g (8%)
9. Babyfood, dinner, macaroni and cheese, strained - Sodium
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Baby Foods
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  119 mg (7%)67 mg (1%)67 kcal (3%)8.95 g (7%)2.11 g (3%)3.14 g (6%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   33.74 mg (2%) 18.99 mg (0%) 18.99 kcal (1%) 2.54 g (2%) 0.6 g (1%) 0.89 g (2%)
  Other serving sizes 1 jar (or 113g):
  134.47 mg (8%) 75.71 mg (2%) 75.71 kcal (4%) 10.11 g (8%) 2.38 g (4%) 3.55 g (6%)
10. Babyfood, macaroni and cheese, toddler - Sodium
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Baby Foods
  Sodium Potassium Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  112 mg (7%)18 mg (0%)82 kcal (4%)11.2 g (9%)2.6 g (4%)3.5 g (6%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 container (or 113g):
   126.56 mg (8%) 20.34 mg (0%) 92.66 kcal (5%) 12.66 g (10%) 2.94 g (5%) 3.96 g (7%)






sodium 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

Fruits

a banana, an apple, an orange, a peach, apricots, butternut squash, lemon, grapes, watermelon, strawberries, green grapes, kiwi, blueberries, zucchini, figs, honeydew, eggplant, dates, olives, a pear, coconut, cranberries, pomegranate, a mango, pineapple, cherries, cantaloupe, grapefruit, tangerine, nectarines, raisins, plums, tomatoes, chili peppers, chilis, peppers, avocado, cucumber, summer squash, winter squash, papaya, prunes, fruit salad, persimmons

Seafood

salmon, cod, sardines, shrimp, tuna, fish, tuna salad, halibut, sea bass, scallops, crab, lobster, oysters, herring, haddock, halibut, mackerel, pike, pollock, trout

Drinks

coffee, apple juice, cranberry juice, red wine, skim milk, white wine, wine, milk, beer, alcohol, coke, soy milk, whole milk, prune juice, tea, a shake, coconut milk, orange juice, energy drinks, soft drinks, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, lemonade

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

soybeans, pinto beans, kidney beans, lentils, black beans, lima beans, navy beans, beets, beans, garbanzo beans, baked beans

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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rye, millet, flaxseed, barley, buckwheat, whole wheat bread, a bagel, white bread, bread, quinoa, corn, spaghetti, rice, pasta, brown rice, white rice, cooked egg, mexican cheese, fruit yogurt

Spreads, Sauces and Herbs

hummus, mayonnaise, butter, peanut butter, soy sauce, thyme, basil, rosemary, pepper, coriander, dill, parsley, spices, chili sauce

Sweets, Desserts and Snacks

popcorn, chips, nachos, a granola bar, saltine crackers, cheesecake, jello, ice cream, doughnuts, chocolate, puddings, frozen yogurt, a snickers bar, croissants, danish pastry, english muffins, blueberry muffins, pie, pop tarts, coffeecake, crackers, potato chips, rice cakes, tortilla chips, fudge, puddings, syrups, dark chocolate, sundae, pretzels, pop tarts

Breakfast Cereal

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Miscellaneous

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