How many calories in Feta cheese? See below, the Feta cheese calories for the different serving sizes. We provide you with Feta cheese nutrition facts and the health benefits of Feta cheese to help you lose weight and eat a healthy diet.
Feta is a white cheese of Greek origin and is normally made from either goat’s or sheep’s milk. However, varieties containing cow’s milk are becoming common. Feta is fantastic with either olive oil or olives.
72% of Feta cheese calories come from fat. Feta is high in fat, although less than some other cheeses, with approx. 21g per 100g. It provides a good source of vitamins A, B2, B6, B12, protein, calcium, and zinc as well as many other minerals and vitamins. As with most cheeses, Feta is great for healthy bones and teeth. Other Feta cheese benefits are thought to include an improved immune system.
Cheese in general contains conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). Studies of CLA have shown that it helps with weight loss. 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 Feta cheese calories with the other calories in cheese and dairy products.
|Serving Size||Calories per Serving|
|100 grams||264 kcal (1103 kJ)|
|1 cup, crumbled, 150 grams||396 kcal (1654 kJ)|
|1 oz, 28.35 grams||75 kcal (313 kJ)|
|1 cubic inch, 17 grams||45 kcal (188 kJ)|
|1 wedge (1.33 oz), 38 grams||100 kcal (419 kJ)|
|Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)|
|Energy||1103 kJ (264 kcal)|
|Calcium, Ca||493 mg (49 %)|
|Iron, Fe||0.65 mg (4 %)|
|Magnesium, Mg||19 mg (5 %)|
|Phosphorus, P||337 mg (34 %)|
|Potassium, K||62 mg (1.3 %)|
|Zinc, Zn||2.88 mg (19 %)|
|Copper, Cu||0.032 mg (2 %)|
|Manganese, Mn||0.028 mg (1.4 %)|
|Selenium, Se||15 mcg (21 %)|
|Thiamine (Vit. B1)||0.154 mg (11 %)|
|Riboflavin (Vit. B2)||0.844 mg (50 %)|
|Niacin (Vit. B3)||0.991 mg (5 %)|
|Pantothenic acid (B5)||0.967 mg (10 %)|
|Vitamin B6||0.424 mg (21 %)|
|Folate (Vit. B9)||32 mcg (8 %)|
|Vitamin B12||1.69 mcg (28 %)|
|Vitamin A||422 IU (8 %)|
|Vitamin E||0.18 mg (1 %)|
|Vitamin D||16 IU (4 %)|
|Vitamin K||1.8 mcg (2 %)|
|Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.|
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