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Cheese

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About This Food

Description

Cheese can be separated into two categories — fresh and ripened. Within these categories,are a multitude of subcategories, typically classified according to the texture of the cheese and how it was crafted.

The creation of cheese begins with milk - usually cow's, goat's or sheep's milk - that is allowed to thicken until it separates into a liquid (whey) and semisolids (curd). The whey is drained off and the curds are either allowed to drain or pressed into different shapes, depending on the variety. The result is fresh (unripened) cheese including cottage cheese, cream cheese, ricotta cheese. If the cheese is to be ripened, the curds are cured with heat, bacteria, soaking or other methods.


Because cheese is essentially milk that is condensed it is important to choose cheese made from organic milk, free from hormones.

Selecting & Storing

Most cheese requires refrigeration. Read the label or see individual cheeses for more information.

Special diets
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
Benefits
Excellent Source of
  • Calcium
Good Source of
  • Protein
  • Phosphorous
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Poultry
  • No Corn
  • No Peanuts
  • No Coconut
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Citrus
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Sugars
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 ounce(s)

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Calories: 113

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 2 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
9.28 g
Saturated Fat
5.91 g
Monounsaturated Fat
2.63 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.26 g
Trans Fat
0.33 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
102 g
ALA
102 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
29.4 mg
Total Carbohydrate
0.36 g
Net Carbohydrate
0.36 g
Sugars
0.15 g
Fiber
0 g
Protein
6.97 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
280.56 IU
6%
Vitamin C
0 mg
0%
Vitamin D
3.36 IU
1%
Vitamin E
0.08 IU
0%
Vitamin B6
0.02 mg
1%
Vitamin B12
0.23 mcg
4%
Vitamin K
0.78 mg
1%
Folate
5.04 mcg
1%
Niacin
0.02 mg
0%
Riboflavin
0.11 mg
6%
Thiamin
0.01 mg
1%
Choline
4.62 mg
1%
Minerals
Calcium
201.88 mg
20%
Copper
0.01 mg
0%
Iron
0.19 mg
1%
Magnesium
7.84 mg
2%
Manganese
0 mg
0%
Phosphorous
143.36 mg
14%
Potassium
27.44 mg
1%
Selenium
3.89 mcg
6%
Sodium
173.88 mg
7%
Zinc
0.87 mg
6%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
23.8 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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