Nutritional information for cheese

Posted by Paola

Collected from calorie-count.com* and actual packets, this comparison table gives information for cheeses. It gives the weight of each item needed to get 100 calories.

100 calories weight protein carbs fat
Quark low-fat soft cheese 145g (5oz) 17.4 5.9 0.3
Waitrose 1.2% fat cottage cheese w/ onion & chives 141g (5oz) 15.4 7.0 1.8
Tesco Value cottage cheese 133g (5oz) 15.5 6.0 0.7
Waitrose 1.5% fat cottage cheese 130g (5oz) 15.3 5.7 1.9
Tesco Lighter Options cottage cheese w/ onion & chives 118g (4oz) 13.4 5.6 1.8
Waitrose 1.2% fat cottage cheese w/pineapple 116g (4oz) 10.5 10.9 1.4
Tesco Lighter Options cottage cheese w/pineapple 111g (4oz) 10.9 9.4 1.4
Waitrose extra-light soft cheese 93g (3oz) 13.1 3.5 3.7
Philadelphia extra-light soft cheese 90g (3oz) 10.8 4.5 4.2
Ricotta* 73g (3oz) 8.3 3.7 5.8
Laughing Cow Light Gourmet* 69g (2oz) 8.5 2.9 5.9
Laughing Cow Light Garlic & Herb* 60g (2oz) 7.1 2.9 5.7
Laughing Cow Light French Onion* 60g (2oz) 7.1 2.9 5.7
Laughing Cow Light Swiss Original* 60g (2oz) 7.1 2.9 5.7
Halloumi, lite 44g (2oz) 11.8 1.3 5.3
Laughing Cow Mini Babybel Light Original* 42g (1.5oz) 12.0 0.0 6.0
Laughing Cow Original Creamy Swiss* 42g (1.5oz) 4.0 2.0 8.0
Waitrose Scottish half-fat cheddar 38g (1.4oz) 11.3 0.0 6.1
Tesco Healthy Living half-fat cheddar 38g (1.4oz) 11.9 0.0 5.8
Feta* 38g (1.4oz) 5.4 1.5 8.1
Goat cheese, soft* 37g (1.3oz) 6.8 0.4 7.9
Leerdammer, lite 36g (1.3oz) 11.1 0.0 6.1
Mozzarella, whole milk* 33g (1.2oz) 7.4 0.7 7.4
Halloumi 31g (1.1oz) 6.7 1.1 7.8
American* 30g (1.1oz) 5.9 2.5 7.4
Laughing Cow Original * 30g (1.1oz) 7.1 0.0 8.6
Laughing Cow Mini Babybel Bonbel* 30g (1.1oz) 7.1 0.0 8.6
Laughing Cow Mild Cheddar* 30g (1.1oz) 7.1 0.0 7.1
Brie* 30g (1.1oz) 6.1 0.2 8.2
Provolone* 29g (1oz) 7.3 0.6 7.6
Blue cheese* 28g (1oz) 6.1 0.7 8.1
Gouda* 28g (1oz) 7.0 0.6 7.7
Edam* 28g (1oz) 7.0 0.4 7.8
Muenster* 27g (1oz) 6.4 0.3 8.2
Monterey* 27g (1oz) 6.6 0.2 8.1
Swiss cheese* 26g (0.9oz) 7.1 1.4 7.3
Laughing Cow Mini Babybel Gouda* 26g (0.9oz) 6.3 0.0 7.5
Romano* 26g (0.9oz) 8.2 0.9 7.0
Fontina* 26g (0.9oz) 6.6 0.4 8.0
Cheddar cheese* 25g (0.9oz) 6.2 0.3 8.2
Gruyere* 24g (0.9oz) 7.2 0.1 7.8
Parmesan* 23g (0.8oz) 8.9 1.0 6.6
Goat cheese, hard* 22g (0.8oz) 6.7 0.5 7.9
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One thought on “Nutritional information for cheese

  1. This is really useful, thanks Paola!

    I adore cheese and was shocked just how calorific it was. Now all I have to do is work out if I should try and switch from cheddar to gruyere in more recipes – gruyere is more calorific, but with a stronger flavour you need so much less…

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