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: