Which Cheese To Choose...Nutritional Breakdown

Cheese is an absolute pleasure, especially when you're supping on a Resveratrol packed glass of red vino on a Friday evening! It’s smothered over a plethora of foods from all around the world or eaten as a delicious snack all by itself! However its great taste could also prove problematic as what starts out as a pleasure, can very quickly become something of an overindulgence! Current recommendations are to consume no more than a small matchbox portion a day (approx 30 grams), yes the nutritional value of cheese varies, but this is a nice way to gauge it.

The high calorie, calcium, protein, vitamin A, B and Riboflavin makes cheese a highly nutritious dietary staple, however in some cases they can be inherently high in calories and fat too, so choose wisely and in moderation.

Here’s a nutritional breakdown (highest to lowest calories) to help you make an informed decision:



Blue Cheese



Cottage Cheese

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Job Role Qualified Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist Qualifications BSc (Hons) Sports Science | BSc (Hons) Dietetics Tom has always participated in sport both recreationally and competitively which led to an unquenchable thirst for information on anything health, nutrition and fitness. After leaving school Tom went on to play for a football academy during which time he studied Sport and Exercise Science. From here he went on to study a BSc (Hons) Sport Science at UEA followed by his second BSc (Hons) degree, this time at the University of Hertfordshire studying Dietetics. Tom has worked in the fitness, educational and clinical nutrition industry starting out at David Lloyd Health and Leisure Clubs. He then went on to work as a Dietitian (RD) in the NHS, during which time he conducted clinics for healthy eating, weight loss and weight gain, as well as specialised consultations on Diabetes, IBS and Coeliac disease to name a few. He has vast amounts of experience at devising diet plans and supplement regimens, as well as working in the community with schools and competitive athletes. As Head Nutritionist and Supplement expert at Discount Supplements Tom is here to provide current and evidence based health and nutrition information to help you reach your health and fitness goals!
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