United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  01036, Cheese, ricotta, whole milk
Food Group: Dairy and Egg Products
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.87   Fat Factor:8.79   Protein Factor: 4.27   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.38  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 124 g

cup 246 g
Proximates Water 1 g 73.69 11 0.180 91.38 181.28
Proximates Energy kcal 150 -- -- 186 369
Proximates Energy kJ 627 -- -- 777 1542
Proximates Protein 1 g 7.54 11 0.370 9.35 18.55
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1 g 10.18 11 0.200 12.62 25.04
Proximates Ash 1 g 1.32 11 0.050 1.64 3.25
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 7.27 -- -- 9.01 17.88
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Proximates Sugars, total g 0.27 -- -- 0.33 0.66
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1 mg 206 11 22.000 255 507
Minerals Iron, Fe 1 mg 0.13 11 0.005 0.16 0.32
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1 mg 20 11 0.000 25 49
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1 mg 154 11 13.000 191 379
Minerals Potassium, K 1 mg 219 11 12.000 272 539
Minerals Sodium, Na 1 mg 110 11 5.000 136 271
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1 mg 0.53 11 0.120 0.66 1.30
Minerals Copper, Cu 1 mg 0.018 11 0.000 0.022 0.044
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1 mg 0.011 11 0.000 0.014 0.027
Minerals Selenium, Se 1 µg 5.9 7 1.200 7.3 14.5
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.013 4 0.002 0.016 0.032
Vitamins Riboflavin 1 mg 0.298 7 0.012 0.370 0.733
Vitamins Niacin 1 mg 0.137 5 0.007 0.170 0.337
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1 mg 0.461 3 0.000 0.572 1.134
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 0.097 5 0.006 0.120 0.239
Vitamins Folate, total 1 µg 4 2 -- 5 10
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 4 -- -- 5 10
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 4 -- -- 5 10
Vitamins Choline, total mg 17.5 -- -- 21.7 43.0
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 1 µg 0.85 7 0.060 1.05 2.09
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 120 -- -- 149 295
Vitamins Retinol µg 117 -- -- 145 288
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 33 -- -- 41 81
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 445 -- -- 552 1095
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.11 -- -- 0.14 0.27
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.2 -- -- 0.2 0.5
Vitamins Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) µg 0.2 -- -- 0.2 0.5
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 10 -- -- 12 25
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 1.1 -- -- 1.4 2.7
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 6.420 -- -- 7.961 15.793
Lipids 4:0 1 g 0.232 11 0.006 0.288 0.571
Lipids 6:0 1 g 0.183 11 0.005 0.227 0.450
Lipids 8:0 1 g 0.116 11 0.003 0.144 0.285
Lipids 10:0 1 g 0.282 11 0.007 0.350 0.694
Lipids 12:0 1 g 0.335 11 0.008 0.415 0.824
Lipids 14:0 1 g 1.067 11 0.025 1.323 2.625
Lipids 15:0 1 g 0.107 11 0.002 0.133 0.263
Lipids 16:0 1 g 3.056 11 0.074 3.789 7.518
Lipids 17:0 1 g 0.063 11 0.001 0.078 0.155
Lipids 18:0 1 g 0.956 11 0.017 1.185 2.352
Lipids 20:0 1 g 0.012 11 0.000 0.015 0.030
Lipids 22:0 1 g 0.006 11 0.000 0.007 0.015
Lipids 24:0 1 g 0.004 11 0.000 0.005 0.010
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 2.659 -- -- 3.297 6.541
Lipids 14:1 1 g 0.108 11 0.003 0.134 0.266
Lipids 15:1 1 g 0.000 11 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.196 11 0.005 0.243 0.482
Lipids 16:1 c 1 g 0.166 11 0.004 0.206 0.408
Lipids 16:1 t 1 g 0.030 11 0.001 0.037 0.074
Lipids 17:1 1 g 0.018 11 0.000 0.022 0.044
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 1 g 2.315 11 0.041 2.871 5.695
Lipids 18:1 c 1 g 2.077 11 0.038 2.575 5.109
Lipids 18:1 t 1 g 0.238 11 0.003 0.295 0.585
Lipids 20:1 1 g 0.019 11 0.001 0.024 0.047
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.003 11 0.000 0.004 0.007
Lipids 22:1 c 1 g 0.003 11 0.000 0.004 0.007
Lipids 22:1 t 1 g 0.000 11 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 24:1 c 1 g 0.000 11 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.445 -- -- 0.552 1.095
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 1 g 0.356 11 0.008 0.441 0.876
Lipids 18:2 n-6 c,c 1 g 0.246 11 0.006 0.305 0.605
Lipids 18:2 CLAs 1 g 0.047 11 0.002 0.058 0.116
Lipids 18:2 t not further defined 1 g 0.064 11 0.001 0.079 0.157
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.043 11 0.001 0.053 0.106
Lipids 18:3 n-3 c,c,c (ALA) 1 g 0.039 11 0.001 0.048 0.096
Lipids 18:3 n-6 c,c,c 1 g 0.002 11 0.000 0.002 0.005
Lipids 18:3i 1 g 0.002 11 0.000 0.002 0.005
Lipids 18:4 1 g 0.002 11 0.000 0.002 0.005
Lipids 20:2 n-6 c,c 1 g 0.002 11 0.000 0.002 0.005
Lipids 20:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.013 11 0.000 0.016 0.032
Lipids 20:3 n-6 1 g 0.012 11 0.000 0.015 0.030
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated 1 g 0.014 11 0.000 0.017 0.034
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) 1 g 0.004 11 0.000 0.005 0.010
Lipids 22:4 1 g 0.003 11 0.000 0.004 0.007
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) 1 g 0.006 11 0.000 0.007 0.015
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) 1 g 0.001 11 0.000 0.001 0.002
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.333 -- -- 0.413 0.819
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans-monoenoic g 0.267 -- -- 0.331 0.657
Lipids Cholesterol 1 mg 49 7 3.000 61 121
Amino Acids Hydroxyproline 1 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0

Sources of Data

1Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 20c , 2016  Beltsville MD