Healthiest Types of Cheese

Cheese is one of those dairy products that come in hundreds of different forms and flavours. It’s made of acid or bacteria to milk from various farm animals and then aging or processing the solid parts of the milk. Even the nutrition and taste of cheese depend on how it is made.

Here are a couple of the healthiest types of cheese.

1. Mozzarella

Mozzarella is a soft kind of white cheese with high moisture content filled in it. It based in Italy and is made from Italian buffalo or cow’s milk. This is lower in sodium and calories than most other cheeses also.

Calories: 85
Protein: 6 grams
Fat: 6 grams
Carbs: 1 gram
Sodium: 176 mg — 7% of the Reference Daily Intake (RDI)
Calcium: 14% of the RDI

2. Blue Cheese

Blue cheese is made from the milk of cow, goat, or sheep that has been cured with cultures and it is typically white in colour with blue or grey veins and spots in it. This is very nutritious and has more calcium than other cheeses.

Calories: 100
Protein: 6 grams
Fat: 8 grams
Carbs: 1 gram
Sodium: 380 mg — 16% of the RDI
Calcium: 33% of the RDI
However, blue cheese has high calcium, a nutrient which is necessary for bone health too.

3. Feta

Feta is a soft, salty and white cheese which is originally from Greece. It’s made from sheep’s or goat’s milk. However, sheep’s milk gives feta a sharp taste, while goat’s one gives milder. It is high in sodium and also typically lower in calories than other cheeses.

Calories: 80
Protein: 6 grams
Fat: 5 grams
Carbs: 1 gram
Sodium: 370 mg — 16% of the RDI
Calcium: 10% of the RDI

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