Feta Cheese Calories, Feta Nutrition and Benefits

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.

Enjoy our Feta cheese diet recipes at the bottom of this page

Feta Cheese Calories

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.

Feta Cheese Calories:

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Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams264 kcal (1103 kJ)
1 cup, crumbled, 150 grams396 kcal (1654 kJ)
1 oz, 28.35 grams75 kcal (313 kJ)
1 cubic inch, 17 grams45 kcal (188 kJ)
1 wedge (1.33 oz), 38 grams100 kcal (419 kJ)

Feta Cheese Nutritional Information

Cheese, Feta
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Water55.22 g
Energy1103 kJ (264 kcal)
Carbohydrates4.09 g
Sugars4.09 g
Fat21.28 g
Protein14.21 g
Calcium, Ca493 mg (49 %)
Iron, Fe0.65 mg (4 %)
Magnesium, Mg19 mg (5 %)
Phosphorus, P337 mg (34 %)
Potassium, K62 mg (1.3 %)
Zinc, Zn2.88 mg (19 %)
Copper, Cu0.032 mg (2 %)
Manganese, Mn0.028 mg (1.4 %)
Selenium, Se15 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 B60.424 mg (21 %)
Folate (Vit. B9)32 mcg (8 %)
Vitamin B121.69 mcg (28 %)
Vitamin A422 IU (8 %)
Vitamin E0.18 mg (1 %)
Vitamin D16 IU (4 %)
Vitamin K1.8 mcg (2 %)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Author: Lana Soko

Feta Cheese Recipes

Feta Cheese and Spinach Frittata Recipe

Feta Cheese and Spinach Frittata Recipe

This yummy frittata recipe makes a nutritious high protein low carb breakfast. The recipe contains just 200 calories and 3g of net carbs and provides a good source of fiber, calcium, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, iron, etc.

Baked Chicken Breast Recipe with Lemon and Feta Cheese

This is one of my favourite chicken recipes, which can be ready in just 1 hour for your lunch or dinner. The recipe is suitable for a diabetic and a low carb high protein diet. It is low GI, high in calcium, niacin and selenium.

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