I could live off of cheese. I eat it just about everyday in some form. (I once at an entire block in about 24 hours, but we won’t go there.) It’s a delicious way to get calcium and protein, however, I often forget about its fat and calorie content. It’s important to know the nutritional breakdown of fromage before Munster-munching. This content is an estimate and based on a half-cup serving (unless otherwise stated). There are many reduced-fat options available, and limiting your serving size makes cheese a great snack. Cheddar: 266 calories, 22 grams of fat, 17 grams of protein Swiss: 251 calories, 18 grams of fat, 18 grams of protein Brie: 240 calories, 20 grams of fat, 15 grams of protein Blue: 238 calories, 19 grams of fat, 14 grams of protein Feta: 198 calories, 16 grams of fat, 11 grams of protein Cottage cheese with 1% milk: 163 calories, 2.3 grams of fat, 28 grams of protein Reduced Fat-Shredded Cheddar with 2% milk: 160 calories, 12 grams of fat, 14 grams of protein Laughing Cow Light Swiss (one serving): 35 calories, 2 grams of fat, 2.5 grams of protein Fat Free Cream Cheese (1 tbsp): 14 calories, 0.2 grams of fat, 2 grams of protein One Response Twitter Trackbacks for Spa Week Blog » Calories In… [spaweekblog.com] on Topsy.com August 27, 2009 […] link is being shared on Twitter right now. @spaweek, an influential author, said How many calories are […] Reply Start a Conversation Cancel a Conversation Connect with Enter your WordPress.com blog URL http://.wordpress.com Proceed Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.