Calories in Velveeta Queso blanco

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Nutrition Facts Velveeta Queso blanco

Amount Per 0.25 inch slice, 28 g
Calories 80 Kcal (335 kJ)
Calories from fat 45 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 380mg 16%
Total Carbs 4g 1%
Sugars 2g 8%
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Calcium 200mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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Ingredients And Nutrition Overview

  • WeightWatchers Points: 2, PointsPlus: 2, SmartPoints: 3
    WeightWatchers Points are estimated by carbohydrates, fats, protein and fiber in product. They are not an affirmation of better quality or nutritional value of the product or its manufacturer. Only way to count for dieters. Less points are better.
    Read more at Weight watchers diet review
  • Over 20% of daily saturated fat!
    Bad! More 20% of daily saturated fat!

    For years Saturated fat was claimed to raise cholesterol levels and give us heart attacks. Today different studies refute this claim. They say, that replacing saturated fat with carbohydrates or refined starch or sugar is not changing the heart disease risk. Not processed carbs nor saturated fats are good for you. Only if you replace it with polyunsaturated fat, you'll get a reduction in heart disease risk. So try to have a balanced diet.
  • Salty! Has over 16% of the daily sodium max
    The average American consumes 5,000 mg of sodium daily — twice the recommended amount amount of 2400mg for healthy adults, this is 1 teaspoon of salt.
    For medical reasons many people should not exceed 1500mg of sodium.
    Surprisingly, you're responsible for only 15% of the sodium in your diet the bigger part - 75% of the sodium that you consume each day comes from processed foods, not home cooking or the salt shaker.
    Excess sodium intake increases the risk of high blood pressure, hypernatremia, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and other heart problems.
    Are these reasons enough to cut the sodium intake? No doubt!
  • Convert Salt tsps to Sodium mg easily
    Salt (NaCl) is not excactly sodium (Na).
    It is not right to use these terms as synonyms.
    The FDA recommended limit of sodium is 2,300 mg per day (or even less - about 1500 mg while one is on low sodium diets).
    This is much less than the weight of salt.
    (5,750 mg per day or 3,750 mg for low sodium diet) and not so convenient to calculate.
    Know how much sodium is in your salt - without a calculator:
    1/4 tsp salt = 600 mg sodium
    1/2 tsp salt = 1200 mg sodium
    3/4 tsp salt = 1800 mg sodium
    1 tsp salt = 2300 mg sodium
  • Great! Contains less than 1.5 tsp of sugar.
    Great! Contains less than 1.5 tsp of sugar per serving!
  • Interested in getting more protein?
    Protein is important, but some of the protein you find in this product isn't exactly natural.
    The protein comes from one of the following sources:
    • milk protein concentrate
    • whey protein isolate
    • soy protein isolate
    While it's fine to get some of your protein from supplemented items, keep in mind that they are not "natural" sources
    and that it's not ideal to get protein only from processed goods.
    If you're looking for more protein, try beans, quinoa, nuts, seeds, peas and spinach & leafy greens.
    Not only do they have protein, they're filled with other vitamins and minerals.
  • Contains milk protein concentrate
    Milk Protein Concentrate (MPC) is a white to light-cream-colored dry powder.
    It is a very cheap milk byproduct of skim milk through a series of processes that includes ultrafiltration,
    evaporation and drying of the milk until it reaches a powder form.
    Some more info:
    • Most of the MPC's are imported as a dry powder from countries with lax food safety regulations (China for example).
    • MPC's are added to processed food products to increase the amount of protein without increasing the carbs.
    Some view the increased presence of MPC in food products as a result of the low-carb diet craze, others see it as a way to cheaply increase the nutrition of processed foods.


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Queso blanco Ingredients

Milk, Skim Milk, Whey, Milkfat, Milk Protein Concentrate, Whey Protein Concentrate, Maltodextrin, Sodium Phosphate, Contains Less than 2% of Salt, Calcium Phosphate, Lactic Acid, Sorbic Acid as a Preservative, Sodium Alginate, Cheese Culture, Enzymes.

% RDI of Main Nutrition Facts

of RDI* (80 calories) 28 g
  • Cal: 4 %
  • Fat: 7.7 %
  • Carb: 1.3 %
  • Prot: 8 %
  • 0%
    RDI norm*

Calories Breakdown

  • Carbs (20.8%)
  • Fat (58.4%)
  • Protein (20.8%)
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