Ricotta cheese has 369 calories per cup or 150 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat, protein and carbohydrates.
61% of calories in ricotta cheese are from fat, 20% of calories are from protein and 19% of calories are from carbohydrates.
About 19% the calories in ricotta cheese are from carbohydrates.
The carbs in ricotta cheese are mostly in the form of sugar (100%)
There is no significant amounts of
dietary fiber or
starch in ricotta cheese.
The majority, or 61% of the calories in Ricotta Cheese are from fat. Ricotta cheese has a moderate amount of total fat
, with 25 grams or 39% of recommended daily values per cup. Most of the fat in ricotta cheese are saturated and it contains a high amount of saturated fat
, about 90% of recommended daily values.
Ricotta cheese contains 0.81918 grams of trans fat and120.5 mg of cholesterol.
- Total fat: 25 g
- Cholesterol: 120.5 mg
- Trans fat: 0.8 g
- Saturated fat: 15.8 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 6.5 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 1.1 g
A source of omega-6 fatty acids, every cup of ricotta cheese contains a total of 0.9 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in ricotta cheese comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
Some other dairy or egg products with similar calories to ricotta cheese by weight: