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Cheese 101

Nutritional Values of Cheese

Here’s what you get per ounce (about a one-inch cube) from some cheese-plate regulars.

By Rachel Hardage and Elizabeth Wells
CheeseFrances Janisch

Shown, clockwise from top:


Calories: 114
Fat: 9 grams
Protein: 7 grams
Calcium: 204 milligrams
Sodium: 176 milligrams


Calories: 111
Fat: 7 grams
Protein: 10 grams
Calcium: 336 milligrams
Sodium: 454 milligrams


Calories: 100
Fat: 8 grams
Protein: 6 grams
Calcium: 150 milligrams
Sodium: 395 milligrams


Calories: 95
Fat: 8 grams
Protein: 6 grams
Calcium: 52 milligrams
Sodium: 178 milligrams

Goat (soft)

Calories: 76
Fat: 6 grams
Protein: 5 grams
Calcium: 40 milligrams
Sodium: 104 milligrams


Calories: 85
Fat: 6 grams
Protein: 6 grams
Calcium: 143 milligrams
Sodium: 178 milligrams


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