Logo ImageCalories in Cheese How many calories in cheese

Cheese is used in many recipes, so it is very important to know how many calories cheese contains. Today there are many cheese varieties, plus most manufacturers now make a low fat cheese which is better for those on a weight loss diet. Low fat cheese is also good for maintaining weight and eating foods with less fat.

Use the handy cheese calories chart below to find how many calories or how many kj there are in the type of cheese that you buy and use. Averages have been used for each variety of cheese, so please remember that whilst the calories or kilojoules listed below are fairly accurate, this is a guide only.



Image of Cheddar Cheese How Many Calories in Cheese Table

Cheddar types of cheese are the most popular varieties and includes tasty, matured, semi matured and the sliced varieties such as those marketed by Kraft, Cracker-barrel.

The calorie count of these cheese varieties will all be included under the same table. A separate table for low fat cheese calories is included below.

We have also included how many kilojoules in cheese for those that use the kj count.

 



Type Amount Calories Kilojoules Fat

Cheddar
       "
       "
       "
       "
       "
       Brie
Camembert
Danish Blue
Edam
Feta
Gorgonzola
Gouda
Mozzarella
Parmesan
Provolone
Roquefort
Swiss
Cottage Cheese
Riccota
Philadelphia

Thin Slice 20g
Thick Slice 30g
Small Cube 30g
Shredded 1/2 cup
100g
250g block
30g
  "
  "
  "
  "
  "
  "
  1/2 cup
30g (4 tbls grated)
30g
30g
30g
40g (2 tbls)
40g (2 tbls)
40g (2 tbls)

85
120
120
240
400
1000
90
90
100
100
90
110
110
275
130
110
100
110
45
70
130

350
500
500
1000
1670
4180
375
375
420
420
380
460
460
1145
540
460
420
460
160
280
550
7
10
10
20
34
84
9
7.5
8.5
7.5
7.5
9
9
22
9
9
8
9
2
2
13

How Many Calories in Reduced Fat Cheese

Type Amount Calories Kilojoules Fat

Cheddar
       "
       "
       "
       "
       "
Weight Watchers
     "             "
Feta
Cottage Cheese
Riccota
Philadelphia
Soy Cheese
Vegetarian

 

Thin Slice 20g
Thick Slice 30g
Small Cube 30g
Shredded 1/2 cup
100g
250g block
21g slice
Shredded 30g
30g
40g (2 tbls)
40g (2 tbls)
40g (2 tbls)
30g
30g

 

70
100
100
200
330
830
45
100
70
35
40
70
90
70

 

295
420
420
840
1380
3470
185
420
295
155
170
295
375
295

 

5
7
7
14
23
58
3
7
4.5
1
2
6
8
5.5

 

Calories in cheese chart is an average count over all brands. It is interesting to note that Weight Watchers cheese is even lower in calories and also lower in fat content than the lite variety of all other brands.

Use Weight Watchers cheese if you are on a diet and really want to count those calories in cheese. Cheese isn't a bad food as it contains calcium for strong bones, yet is high in dairy fat. It is the overall amount of calories consumed in a day versus the amount of calories burnt that decides if you either lose weight or gain it.

Why not print out our How Many Calories in Cheese Chart and stick it on your fridge for handy reference.

Remember the weight loss formula. Burn more calories that you consume and you will lose weight.

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