United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Basic Report:  01267, Cheese, mexican, queso cotija
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g

tsp 5g
Proximates Water g 38.00 1.90
Proximates Energy kcal 366 18
Proximates Protein g 20.00 1.00
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 30.00 1.50
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
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, DFE µg 10 0
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 2.26 0.11
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 229 11
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 865 43
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.25 0.01
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 Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 8.333 0.417
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 1.187 0.059
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 100 5
Other Caffeine mg 0 0