Parmesan Cheese is a food in the "Dairy" category and it is high in proteins. It is a food with a high energy density: 100g provide about 21% of the recommended daily energy intake. Parmesan Cheese as a high content of cholesterol and saturated fat, which is why its daily consumption should be limited. Parmesan Cheese is rich in minerals and vitamins. The most present mineral is Sodium (Na) and in 100g it contains enough Sodium (Na) to provide 78% of the daily requirement. The most common vitamin is Vitamin E and in 100g it contains enough Cobalamine (B12) to provide 58% of the daily requirement.
Glycemic Index: 0/100 (low)
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|Saturated 2||15.4 g||(of recommended max) 77%|
|Cholesterol 1||86 mg||(of recommended max) 34%|
1 A maximum of 250mg of cholesterol per day is recommended
2 A maximum of 20g of saturated fat per day is recommended
|Calcium (Ca)||853 mg||66%|
|Magnesium (Mg)||34 mg||8%|
|Phosphorus (P)||627 mg||50%|
|Potassium (K)||180 mg||4%|
|Sodium (Na)||1800 mg||78%|
|Zinc (Zn)||4.2 mg||38%|
|Copper (Cu)||0.04 mg||4%|
|Manganese (Mn)||0.071 mg||3%|
|Selenium (Se)||0.0344 mg||63%|
|Thiamin (B1)||0.026 mg||2%|
|Riboflavin (B2)||0.358 mg||28%|
|Niacin (B3)||0.08 mg||1%|
|Pantothenic acid (B5)||0.45 mg||9%|
|Pyridoxine (B6)||0.081 mg||5%|
|Folate (B9)||0.006 mg||2%|
|Cobalamine (B12)||0.0014 mg||58%|
|Vitamin A||0.262 mg||29%|
|Vitamin K||0.0017 mg||1%|
|Vitamin E||0.53 mg||4%|
|Vitamin D||0.0005 mg||3%|
|Aspartic acid||1.98 g|
|Glutamic acid||6.42 g|
This graph shows the relative percentage of each macronutrient in relation to the one most present. Parmesan Cheese is high in proteins.
This graph shows the percentage of each vitamin in relation to the one most present. The most abundant vitamin is Vitamin E. Vitamin E is a fat soluble vitamin. This means that any excess can be stored for later use. Vitamin E helps the immune system, it helps the body to form red blood cells and it's a natural antioxidant.
This graph shows the amount of each vitamin (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).
This graph shows the percentage of each mineral in relation to the one most present. The most abundant mineral is Sodium (Na). Sodium (Na) is labeled as macromineral because the body needs it in high amount. Sodium (Na) helps the body mantain proper fluid balance, nerve transmission, and muscle contraction.
This graph shows the amount of each mineral (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).
This graph shows the percentage of each essential amino acid in relation to the one most present. The most abundant aminoacid is Glutamic Acid.
This graph shows the amount of each essential amino acid (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).