United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Basic Report:  01228, Cheese, fresh, queso fresco
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g

cup, crumbled 122g
Proximates Water g 51.42 62.73
Proximates Energy kcal 299 365
Proximates Protein g 18.09 22.07
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 23.82 29.06
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 2.98 3.64
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 0.0 0.0
Proximates Sugars, total g 2.32 2.83
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 566 691
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.20 0.24
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 24 29
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 385 470
Minerals Potassium, K mg 129 157
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 751 916
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 2.58 3.15
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.042 0.051
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.173 0.211
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.027 0.033
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.076 0.093
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 7 9
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 1.68 2.05
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 224 273
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 806 983
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.37 0.45
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 2.7 3.3
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 110 134
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 1.0 1.2
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 12.940 15.787
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 5.966 7.279
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 1.106 1.349
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.834 1.017
Lipids Cholesterol mg 69 84
Other Caffeine mg 0 0