United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  01267, Cheese, mexican, queso cotija
Food Group: Dairy and Egg Products
Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
tsp 5g
Proximates Water g 38.00 -- -- 1.90
Proximates Energy kcal 366 -- -- 18
Proximates Energy kJ 1531 -- -- 77
Proximates Protein g 20.00 -- -- 1.00
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 30.00 -- -- 1.50
Proximates Ash g 8.03 -- -- 0.40
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 3.97 -- -- 0.20
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Proximates Sugars, total g 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 800 -- -- 40
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 38 -- -- 2
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 729 -- -- 36
Minerals Potassium, K mg 125 -- -- 6
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 1400 -- -- 70
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 3.87 -- -- 0.19
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.238 -- -- 0.012
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 17.7 -- -- 0.9
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.029 -- -- 0.001
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.486 -- -- 0.024
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.114 -- -- 0.006
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.049 -- -- 0.002
Vitamins Folate, total µg 10 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 10 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 10 -- -- 0
Vitamins Choline, total mg 15.4 -- -- 0.8
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 2.26 -- -- 0.11
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 229 -- -- 11
Vitamins Retinol µg 223 -- -- 11
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 73 -- -- 4
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 865 -- -- 43
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.25 -- -- 0.01
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.5 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 21 -- -- 1
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 1.9 -- -- 0.1
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 17.500 -- -- 0.875
Lipids 4:0 g 1.583 -- -- 0.079
Lipids 6:0 g 0.592 -- -- 0.030
Lipids 8:0 g 0.055 -- -- 0.003
Lipids 10:0 g 0.544 -- -- 0.027
Lipids 12:0 g 0.825 -- -- 0.041
Lipids 14:0 g 2.745 -- -- 0.137
Lipids 16:0 g 7.747 -- -- 0.387
Lipids 18:0 g 3.409 -- -- 0.170
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 8.333 -- -- 0.417
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.521 -- -- 0.026
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 7.627 -- -- 0.381
Lipids 20:1 g 0.185 -- -- 0.009
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 1.187 -- -- 0.059
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.989 -- -- 0.049
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.199 -- -- 0.010
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 100 -- -- 5
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0