United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  01228, Cheese, fresh, queso fresco
Food Group: Dairy and Egg Products
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup, crumbled 122g
Proximates Water 1 g 51.42 6 0.896 62.73
Proximates Energy kcal 299 -- -- 365
Proximates Energy kJ 1250 -- -- 1525
Proximates Protein 1 g 18.09 6 0.213 22.07
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1 g 23.82 6 0.978 29.06
Proximates Ash 1 g 3.68 6 0.175 4.49
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 2.98 -- -- 3.64
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Proximates Sugars, total 1 g 2.32 6 0.062 2.83
Proximates Sucrose 1 g 0.00 6 0.000 0.00
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1 g 0.00 6 0.000 0.00
Proximates Fructose 1 g 0.00 6 0.000 0.00
Proximates Lactose 1 g 2.32 6 0.062 2.83
Proximates Maltose 1 g 0.00 6 0.000 0.00
Proximates Galactose 1 g 0.00 6 0.000 0.00
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1 mg 566 6 11.035 691
Minerals Iron, Fe 1 mg 0.20 6 0.010 0.24
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1 mg 24 6 0.460 29
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1 mg 385 6 6.667 470
Minerals Potassium, K 1 mg 129 6 3.212 157
Minerals Sodium, Na 1 mg 751 6 62.925 916
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1 mg 2.58 6 0.082 3.15
Minerals Copper, Cu 1 mg 0.033 6 0.011 0.040
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1 mg 0.014 6 0.002 0.017
Minerals Selenium, Se 1 µg 19.3 2 -- 23.5
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin 1 mg 0.042 6 0.002 0.051
Vitamins Riboflavin 1 mg 0.173 6 0.011 0.211
Vitamins Niacin 1 mg 0.027 6 0.004 0.033
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1 mg 0.358 6 0.007 0.437
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 0.076 6 0.002 0.093
Vitamins Folate, total µg 7 -- -- 9
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 7 -- -- 9
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 7 -- -- 9
Vitamins Choline, total 1 mg 12.5 -- -- 15.2
Vitamins Betaine 1 mg 3.3 1 -- 4.0
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 1 µg 1.68 6 0.079 2.05
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 224 -- -- 273
Vitamins Retinol 1 µg 221 2 -- 270
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1 µg 41 2 -- 50
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1 µg 0 2 -- 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1 µg 2 2 -- 2
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 806 -- -- 983
Vitamins Lycopene 1 µg 0 2 -- 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 1 µg 3 2 -- 4
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg 0.37 6 0.031 0.45
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 1 mg 0.00 6 0.000 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 1 mg 0.04 6 0.001 0.05
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 1 mg 0.00 6 0.000 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) 1 µg 2.7 -- -- 3.3
Vitamins Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) 1 µg 2.7 1 -- 3.3
Vitamins Vitamin D 1 IU 110 1 -- 134
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 1 µg 1.0 2 -- 1.2
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 12.940 -- -- 15.787
Lipids 4:0 1 g 0.486 6 0.017 0.593
Lipids 6:0 1 g 0.387 6 0.018 0.472
Lipids 8:0 1 g 0.244 6 0.012 0.298
Lipids 10:0 1 g 0.569 6 0.030 0.694
Lipids 12:0 1 g 0.651 6 0.037 0.794
Lipids 14:0 1 g 2.127 6 0.107 2.595
Lipids 15:0 1 g 0.222 6 0.012 0.271
Lipids 16:0 1 g 5.646 6 0.236 6.888
Lipids 17:0 1 g 0.136 6 0.006 0.166
Lipids 18:0 1 g 2.405 6 0.097 2.934
Lipids 20:0 1 g 0.033 6 0.001 0.040
Lipids 22:0 1 g 0.012 6 0.001 0.015
Lipids 24:0 1 g 0.008 6 0.000 0.010
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 5.966 -- -- 7.279
Lipids 14:1 1 g 0.169 6 0.012 0.206
Lipids 15:1 1 g 0.003 6 0.000 0.004
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.408 6 0.024 0.498
Lipids 16:1 c 1 g 0.335 6 0.021 0.409
Lipids 16:1 t 1 g 0.073 6 0.004 0.089
Lipids 17:1 1 g 0.044 6 0.002 0.054
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 1 g 5.298 6 0.271 6.464
Lipids 18:1 c 1 g 4.697 6 0.242 5.730
Lipids 18:1 t 1 g 0.601 6 0.029 0.733
Lipids 20:1 1 g 0.038 6 0.001 0.046
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.003 6 0.000 0.004
Lipids 22:1 c 1 g 0.003 6 0.000 0.004
Lipids 22:1 t 1 g 0.000 6 0.000 0.000
Lipids 24:1 c 1 g 0.003 6 0.000 0.004
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 1.106 -- -- 1.349
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 1 g 0.887 6 0.031 1.082
Lipids 18:2 n-6 c,c 1 g 0.591 6 0.022 0.721
Lipids 18:2 CLAs 1 g 0.135 6 0.008 0.165
Lipids 18:2 t not further defined 1 g 0.160 6 0.007 0.195
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.108 6 0.005 0.132
Lipids 18:3 n-3 c,c,c (ALA) 1 g 0.099 6 0.005 0.121
Lipids 18:3 n-6 c,c,c 1 g 0.009 6 0.000 0.011
Lipids 18:4 1 g 0.006 6 0.000 0.007
Lipids 20:2 n-6 c,c 1 g 0.006 6 0.000 0.007
Lipids 20:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.027 6 0.001 0.033
Lipids 20:3 n-6 1 g 0.025 6 0.001 0.031
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated 1 g 0.035 6 0.002 0.043
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) 1 g 0.008 6 0.000 0.010
Lipids 22:4 1 g 0.008 6 0.001 0.010
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) 1 g 0.015 6 0.001 0.018
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) 1 g 0.003 6 0.000 0.004
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.834 -- -- 1.017
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans-monoenoic g 0.674 -- -- 0.822
Lipids Cholesterol 1 mg 69 6 2.853 84
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0

Sources of Data

1Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 13G , 2009  Beltsville MD