Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Cottage Cheese

Cottage Cheese is a cheese curd product with a mild flavor. It is drained, but not pressed so some whey remains. The curd is usually washed to remove acidity giving sweet curd cheese.

Health Tips: Cottage cheese is low in fat and carbohydrates while high in protein. It is quite beneficial for body builders as well as growing children. Its a great source of lean protein and low in fat. Its also considered as a great substitute for higher fat cheeses.
A 4 oz (113 g) serving has approximately 120 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated), 3 g carbohydrates, and 14 g protein. It also contains approximately 500 mg sodium, and 20 mg cholesterol.


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1 comment:

s.j.simon said...

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