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 Type||Serving Size||Calories||Total Fat||Saturated Fat||Cholesterol||Sodium||Carbohydrates||Dietary Fiber||Sugars||Protein|
|Nonfat, uncreamed, dry, large or small curd||1 cup (not packed)||104||.42 g||.245 g||4 g||539 mg||9.66 g||0 g||2.68 g||15 g|
|Low-fat 1%||1 cup (not packed)||163||2.31 g||1.45 g||9 g||918 mg||6.15 g||0 g||6.15 g||28 g|
|Low-fat 2%||1 cup (not packed)||183||5.13 g||2.79 g||27 g||696 mg||10.76 g||0 g||9.04 g||23.62 g|
|Creamed (Large Curd)||1 cup (not packed)||206||9.03 g||3.6 g||36 g||764 mg||7.10 g||0 g||5.61 g||23.35 g|
|Creamed (Small Curd)||1 cup (not packed)||220||9.68 g||3.9 g||38 g||819 mg||7.60 g||0 g||6 g||25.02 g|