Cream cheese has 812 calories per cup or 350 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat.
87% of calories in cream cheese are from fat, 7% of calories are from protein and 6% of calories are from carbohydrates.
A small portion, or 6% the calories in cream cheese are from carbohydrates.
The carbs in cream cheese are mostly in the form of sugar and starch (92% and 8%)
There is no significant amounts of
dietary fiber in cream cheese.
- Sugar: 8.7 g
- Starch: 0.8 g
The majority, or 87% of the calories in Cream Cheese are from fat. Cream cheese is high in total fat
, with 79.9 grams or 125% of recommended daily values per cup. Most of the fat in cream cheese are saturated and it contains a very high amount of saturated fat
, about 260% of recommended daily values.
Cream cheese contains 2.72136 grams of trans fat and234.3 mg of cholesterol.
- Total fat: 79.9 g
- Cholesterol: 234.3 mg
- Trans fat: 2.7 g
- Saturated fat: 46.9 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 20.7 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 3.4 g
Cream cheese is a source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, containing a total of 0.3 grams for every cup. It contains significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid.
- alpha linoleic acid: 0.3 g
Also a good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every cup of cream cheese contains a total of 2.9 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in cream cheese comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
- linoleic acid: 2.81 g
- other omega 6: 0.12 g
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in cream cheese is 9.8: 1.
Some other dairy or egg products with similar calories to cream cheese by weight: