Rice Milk vs. Feta Cheese

Nutrition comparison of Rice Milk and Feta Cheese


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of rice milk versus feta cheese (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in rice milk and feta cheese:

  • Both rice milk and feta cheese are high in calcium.
  • Feta cheese has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6, folate and Vitamin B12.
  • Feta cheese is a great source of Vitamin A.
  • Feta cheese is an excellent source of protein.
Detailed nutritional comparison of rice milk and feta cheese is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Rice Milk (Beverages, rice milk, unsweetened) and Feta Cheese (Cheese, feta) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Feta cheese is high in calories and rice milk has 82% less calories than feta cheese - rice milk has 47 calories per 100 grams and feta cheese has 265 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, rice milk is lighter in protein, much heavier in carbs and much lighter in fat compared to feta cheese per calorie. Rice milk has a macronutrient ratio of 3:78:19 and for feta cheese, 21:6:73 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Rice Milk Feta Cheese
Protein 3% 21%
Carbohydrates 78% 6%
Fat 19% 73%
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carbohydrates

Rice milk and feta cheese contain similar amounts carbs - rice milk has 9.2g of total carbs per 100 grams and feta cheese has 3.9g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Rice milk has more dietary fiber than feta cheese - rice milk has 0.3g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and feta cheese does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Feta cheese has less sugar than rice milk - rice milk has 5.3g of sugar per 100 grams and feta cheese does not contain significant amounts.



Protein

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Feta cheese is an excellent source of protein and it has 49 times more protein than rice milk - rice milk has 0.28g of protein per 100 grams and feta cheese has 14.2g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Feta cheese is high in saturated fat and rice milk has less saturated fat than feta cheese - feta cheese has 13.3g of saturated fat per 100 grams and rice milk does not contain significant amounts.

cholesterol

Rice milk has less cholesterol than feta cheese - feta cheese has 89mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and rice milk does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin A

Feta cheese is a great source of Vitamin A and it has 98% more Vitamin A than rice milk - rice milk has 63ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and feta cheese has 125ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Rice milk has 163% more Vitamin D than feta cheese - rice milk has 42iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and feta cheese has 16iu of Vitamin D.

Vitamin E

Rice milk and feta cheese contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - rice milk has 0.47mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and feta cheese has 0.18mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Rice milk and feta cheese contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - rice milk has 0.2ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and feta cheese has 1.8ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Feta cheese has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6, folate and Vitamin B12.

Rice Milk Feta Cheese
Thiamin 0.027 MG 0.154 MG
Riboflavin 0.142 MG 0.844 MG
Niacin 0.39 MG 0.991 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.146 MG 0.967 MG
Vitamin B6 0.039 MG 0.424 MG
Folate 2 UG 32 UG
Vitamin B12 0.63 UG 1.69 UG

Minerals

calcium

Both rice milk and feta cheese are high in calcium. Feta cheese has 318% more calcium than rice milk - rice milk has 118mg of calcium per 100 grams and feta cheese has 493mg of calcium.

iron

Feta cheese has 225% more iron than rice milk - rice milk has 0.2mg of iron per 100 grams and feta cheese has 0.65mg of iron.

potassium

Rice milk and feta cheese contain similar amounts of potassium - rice milk has 27mg of potassium per 100 grams and feta cheese has 62mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, feta cheese has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than rice milk per 100 grams.

Rice Milk Feta Cheese
alpha linoleic acid 0.008 G 0.265 G
Total 0.008 G 0.265 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, both rice milk and feta cheese contain significant amounts of linoleic acid.

Rice Milk Feta Cheese
linoleic acid 0.305 G 0.326 G
Total 0.305 G 0.326 G



Customize your serving size


The comparison below is by weight, but sometimes 100g isn't that intuitive of a measurement for food. View a custom portion comparison (e.g. cups, oz, package).

You can try adding or subtracting the amount of either Rice Milk or Feta Cheese .

Note: The specific food items compared are: Rice Milk (Beverages, rice milk, unsweetened) and Feta Cheese (Cheese, feta) .

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