Calories in Muenster Cheese, Muenster Cheese Nutrition

How many calories in Muenster cheese? See below, the Muenster cheese calories for the different serving sizes. We provide you with Muenster cheese nutrition facts and the health benefits of Muenster cheese to help you to lose weight and eat a healthy diet.

Muenster cheese originates from America, creamy yellow in color with an orange rind. It is mild in taste, smooth to eat and made from cow’s milk. There is a French cheese with a similar name, Munster, but it's a completely different cheese.

The cheese is very high in fat, approx. 30g per 100g so seek out low fat varieties which should reduce the fat content to approx. 18g per 100g.

It provides a good source of vitamins A, B1-B3, B5, B6, B12, D, E, K, calcium, protein, phosphorus, potassium, selenium and zinc.
It is very good for building healthy teeth and bones. Other Muenster cheese benefits are believed to include added protection against both colon and breast cancer.

Cheese in general contains conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). Studies of CLA have shown that it helps with weight loss.

Calories in Muenster Cheese and Nutrition

Whilst we don’t generally recommend supplements as we believe all nutrients and vitamins should come from eating healthily, this is one supplement you may want to consider if you are giving up cheese as part of your weight loss program.

Compare calories in Muenster cheese with the other calories in cheese and dairy products.

Calories in Muenster Cheese

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Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams368 kcal (1541 kJ)
1 cup, diced, 132 grams486 kcal (2034 kJ)
1 cup, shredded, 113 grams416 kcal (1741 kJ)
1 oz, 28.35 grams104 kcal (437 kJ)
1 cubic inch, 18 grams66 kcal (277 kJ)
1 slice (1 oz), 28 grams103 kcal (431 kJ)
1 package (6 oz), 170 grams626 kcal (2620 kJ)

Calories in Muenster Cheese, Low Fat

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Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams271 kcal (1135 kJ)
1 cup, shredded, 113 grams306 kcal (1283 kJ)
1 cubic inch, 18 grams49 kcal (204 kJ)
1 slice (1 oz), 28 grams76 kcal (318 kJ)

Muenster Cheese Nutrition Facts

Cheese, Muenster
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Water41.77 g
Energy1541 kJ (371 kcal)
Carbohydrates1.12 g
Sugars1.12 g
Total Fat:30.04 g
saturated fat19.113 g
monounsaturated fat8.711 g
polyunsaturated fat0.661 g
Protein23.41 g
Cholesterol96 mg
Calcium, Ca717 mg (72 %)
Iron, Fe0.41 mg (2 %)
Magnesium, Mg27 mg (7 %)
Phosphorus, P468 mg (47 %)
Potassium, K134 mg (3 %)
Zinc, Zn2.81 mg (19 %)
Copper, Cu0.031 mg (1.6 %)
Manganese, Mn0.008 mg (0.4 %)
Selenium, Se14.5 mcg (21 %)
Thiamine (Vit. B1)0.013 mg (1 %)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.320 mg (19 %)
Niacin (Vit. B3)0.103 mg (0.5 %)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.190 mg (2 %)
Vitamin B60.056 mg (3 %)
Folate (Vit. B9)12 mcg (3 %)
Vitamin B121.47 mcg (25 %)
Vitamin A1012 IU (20 %)
Vitamin E0.26 mg (1.3 %)
Vitamin D22 IU (6 %)
Vitamin K2.5 mcg (3 %)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Author: Lana Soko

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