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Nutritional Facts: Basic Macaroni and Cheese

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  1 lb (456g)
elbow macaroni
2 tablespoons (28g)
butter
2 tablespoons (16g)
flour
2 cups (488g)
milk
1 lb (454g)
sharp cheddar cheese
Total 1 serving
Alanine (g) 2.0 0.0 0.1 0.6 3.2 6 1
Alcohol (g) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Arginine (g) 2.2 0.0 0.1 0.6 4.3 7 1
Ash (g) 4.0 0.6 0.1 3.5 17.9 26 4
Aspartic acid (g) 2.8 0.0 0.1 1.2 7.3 11 2
Beta-sitosterol n/a 1.1 n/a n/a n/a 1 0
Caffeine (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0 0
Calcium (mg) 95.8 6.8 2.3 580.7 3,276.2 3,962 660
Calories 1,691.8 203.6 56.9 312.3 1,831.2 4,096 683
Calories (kj) 7,081.7 851.7 238.0 1,307.8 7,652.1 17,131 2,855
Campesterol n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Carbohydrates (g) 340.5 0.0 11.9 22.7 5.8 381 63
Cholesterol (mg) 0.0 61.1 0.0 68.3 477.1 607 101
Copper (mg) 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 2 0
Cystine (g) 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6 2 0
Dietary Fiber (g) 14.6 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 15 3
Folate (mcg) 1,080.7 0.9 28.6 24.4 81.8 1,216 203
Folate, DFE (mcg) 1,783.0 0.9 45.5 24.4 81.8 1,935 323
Folate, food (mcg) 82.1 0.9 4.5 24.4 81.8 194 32
Folic acid (mcg) 998.6 0.0 24.1 0.0 0.0 1,023 170
Fructose (g) 0.5 n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0
Galactose (g) 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Glucose (dextrose) (g) 0.5 n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0
Glutamic acid (g) 21.0 0.1 0.5 3.4 27.7 53 9
Glycine (g) 2.0 0.0 0.1 0.3 1.9 4 1
Histidine (g) 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.4 4.0 6 1
Hydroxyproline (g) 0.0 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Iron (mg) 15.0 0.0 0.7 0.2 3.1 19 3
Isoleucine (g) 2.3 0.0 0.1 1.0 7.0 10 2
Lactose (g) 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 1.0 1 0
Leucine (g) 4.5 0.0 0.1 1.6 10.8 17 3
Lysine (g) 1.4 0.0 0.0 1.3 9.4 12 2
Magnesium (mg) 241.7 0.6 3.4 63.4 127.2 436 73
Maltose (g) 8.9 n/a n/a n/a 0.7 10 2
Manganese (mg) 4.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 4 1
Methionine (g) 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.4 3.0 4 1
Monounsaturated Fat (g) 0.8 6.0 0.0 5.2 42.7 55 9
Niacin (mg) 32.7 0.0 0.9 0.4 0.4 34 6
Pantothenic acid (mg) 2.0 0.0 0.1 1.5 1.9 5 1
Phenylalanine (g) 3.0 0.0 0.1 0.8 6.0 10 2
Phosphorus (mg) 861.8 6.8 16.9 453.8 2,326.5 3,666 611
Phytosterols n/a n/a n/a 0.0 n/a 0 0
Polyunsaturated Fat (g) 2.6 0.9 0.1 0.7 4.3 8 1
Potassium (mg) 1,016.9 6.8 16.7 736.9 445.3 2,223 370
Proline (g) 7.2 0.0 0.2 1.6 12.8 22 4
Protein (g) 59.5 0.2 1.6 16.0 113.1 190 32
Retinol (mcg) 0.0 190.6 0.0 151.3 1,172.4 1,514 252
Riboflavin (mg) 1.8 0.0 0.1 0.8 1.7 4 1
Saturated Fat (g) 1.3 14.6 0.0 11.1 95.8 123 20
Selenium (mcg) 288.2 0.3 5.3 9.8 63.2 367 61
Serine (g) 2.8 0.0 0.1 0.9 6.6 10 2
Sodium (mg) 27.4 202.8 0.3 239.1 2,821.8 3,291 549
Starch (g) 284.8 n/a n/a n/a n/a 285 47
Stigmasterol n/a 0.0 n/a n/a n/a 0 0
Sucrose (g) 2.2 n/a n/a n/a 1.1 3 1
Sugar (g) 12.2 0.0 0.0 n/a 2.4 15 2
Theobromine (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0 0
Thiamin (mg) 4.1 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1 4 1
Threonine (g) 2.1 0.0 0.0 0.7 4.0 7 1
Tocopherol, alpha (mg) 0.5 0.7 0.0 n/a 1.3 2 0
Tocopherol, beta (mg) 0.3 0.0 0.0 n/a n/a 0 0
Tocopherol, delta (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 0 0
Tocopherol, gamma (mg) 4.0 0.0 0.1 n/a 0.0 4 1
Total Fat (g) 6.9 23.0 0.2 17.9 150.6 199 33
Trans-monoenoic Fat (g) 0.0 0.8 n/a n/a n/a 1 0
TransFatty acids (g) 0.0 0.9 n/a n/a n/a 1 0
Tryptophan (g) 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.5 3 0
Tyrosine (g) 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.8 5.5 7 1
Valine (g) 2.7 0.0 0.1 1.1 7.6 11 2
Vitamin A, IU (IU) 0.0 709.7 0.0 673.4 4,553.1 5,936 989
Vitamin A, RAE (mcg) 0.0 194.3 0.0 161.0 1,204.2 1,559 260
Vitamin B-12 (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.8 3.8 6 1
Vitamin B-6 (mg) 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.3 1 0
Vitamin C (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.3 0.0 7 1
Vitamin D (IU) 0.0 17.0 0.0 n/a 109.1 126 21
Water (g) 45.1 4.5 1.9 427.9 167.0 646 108
Zinc (mg) 6.4 0.0 0.1 1.9 14.1 23 4

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