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Feta

Feta

Description

Feta is a soft cheese, native to Greece and made from sheep's milk there, but from cow's milk in the United States. It is somewhat lower in lipids and higher in sodium than many other cheeses.

Caloric Content

1
Calories: 75
Protein: 4 gm
Carbohydrates:1.16 gm
Fiber: 0 gm
Total fats: 6 gm
Saturated fats:4.24 gm
Unsaturated fats:1.48 gm
Cholesterol: 25 mg



1. 1 ounce, 28 grams

Vitamin Content

1 USRDA
Vitamin A:- 5000 IU
Thiamine:- 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-2:- 1.7 mg
Vitamin B-6:- 2.0 mg
Vitamin B-12:- 6 mcg
Biotin:- 300 mcg
Niacin: - 20 mg
Pantothenic Acid:- 10 mg
Folic acid:- 400 mcg
Vitamin C:0 60 mg
Vitamin E:- 30 IU



1. 1 ounce, 28 grams

Mineral Content

1 USRDA
Calcium:1401000 mg
Copper: - 2 mg
Iron: .18 18 mg
Magnesium: 5 400 mg
Manganese: - n/a mg
Phosphorus: 961000 mg
Potassium: 18 n/a mg
Selenium: - n/a mcg
Sodium:316 n/a mg
Zinc: .82 15 mg



1. 1 ounce, 28 grams

Amino Acid Content

1
Tryptophan:- gm
Threonine:- gm
Isoleucine:- gm
Leucine:- gm
Lysine:- gm
Methionine:- gm
Cysteine:- gm
Phenylalanine: - gm
Tyrosine:- gm
Valine:- gm
Arginine:- gm
Histidine:- gm
Alanine:- gm
Aspartic acid:- gm
Glutamic acid:- gm
Glycine:- gm
Proline:- gm
Serine: - gm



1. 1 ounce, 28 grams

References

Kreutner, Patricia A. Nutrition In Perspective. Prentice-Hall: Englewood Cliffs. 1980.

United States Department of Agriculture. Composition of Foods: Dairy Products And Eggs: Raw, Processed, Prepared. Washington D.C. 1976.