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Nutritional Information of Popular Cheeses

Cheese Breakdown

Since you guys enjoyed my fun cheese quiz, I thought that now would be a good time to break it all down. Yes, we all love cheese, so instead of cutting it out of your diet completely use this helpful breakdown to try and stick to the lesser of the evils in the cheese world.

To see a breakdown of 20 popular cheeses, just

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Cheese (1 oz.) Calories Fat (g) Saturated Fat (g) Sodium (mg) Protein (g) Calcium (mg)
American (Slice) 105 8.8 5.5 417 6.2 154.6
Brie 95 7.9 4.9 179 5.9 52.3
Bleu 100 8.2 5.3 396 6.1 150
Camembert 85 6.9 4.3 239 5.6 110.2
Cheddar 114 9.4 6 176 7.1 204.8
Chèvre (Goat Cheese) 103 8.5 5.9 146 6.1 84.5
Feta 75 6 4.2 317 4 140
Gorgonzola 99 8 5.1 312 6 n/a
Gouda 101 7.8 5.0 232 7.1 198.5
Gruyère 117 9.2 5.4 95 8.5 287.1
Laughing Cow 95 8.1 5.4 230 6.8 202.9
Monterey Jack 107 9.7 6 180 6.7 200
Mozzarella (Part-Skim) 72 4.5 2.9 176 6.9 222.1
Mozzarella (Whole Milk) 85 6.3 3.7 178 6.3 143.4
Parmesan 128 8 5.0 18 12 n/a
Provolone 100 7.6 4.9 249 7.3 214.7
Ricotta 39 2.2 1.4 35 3.2 77.1
Roquefort 105 8.7 5.5 514 6.1 188
Swiss 108 7.9 5.0 55 7.6 224.6
Velveeta 81 6.1 4.1 416 5.1 152.1

What's to take from all this? Well Part-Skim Mozzarella is clearly one of the best choices, especially since it's low in calories, saturated fat, and sodium, but high in calcium and not to mention tasty.

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