How Many Calories In A Cup Of Cottage Cheese?

Cottage Cheese Calories

To answer “How many calories in a cup of cottage cheese?” we have to factor in the milkfat of cottage cheese. Cottage cheese comes in four main types based on their milkfat percentages: fat-free, 1 percent, 2 percent, and regular (4 percent). In the majority of cases, fat-free will have the lowest calories, regular or creamed (4 percent) will have the highest calories, and 1 percent/2 percent will fall in between.  Below we have provided the calories along with the other main nutrition facts for the various types of cottage cheese. Note that these are general numbers. Please review the product label for the most accurate calorie or nutrition data. You will find one of the benefits of cottage cheese is that it is relatively low in calories, especially for the lower fat or fat-free products.

Calories In 1 Cup Cottage Cheese

Cottage Cheese TypeServing SizeCalories Total FatSaturated Fat CholesterolSodiumCarbohydratesDietary FiberSugars Protein
Nonfat, uncreamed, dry, large or small curd1 cup (not packed)104.42 g.245 g 4 g539 mg9.66 g0 g2.68 g15 g
Low-fat 1%1 cup (not packed)1632.31 g1.45 g9 g918 mg6.15 g 0 g6.15 g28 g
Low-fat 2%1 cup (not packed)1835.13 g2.79 g27 g696 mg10.76 g0 g9.04 g23.62 g
Creamed (Large Curd)1 cup (not packed)2069.03 g3.6 g36 g764 mg7.10 g0 g5.61 g23.35 g
Creamed (Small Curd)1 cup (not packed)2209.68 g3.9 g38 g819 mg7.60 g0 g6 g25.02 g
Source: USDA

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