Cheese

Proximate nutrient content for Australian cheeses

Type per 100 g
Protein
(g)
Fat
(g)
Carbohydrate
(g)
Energy
(kJ)
Calcium
(mg)
Blue Vein
20.3
32.4
<0.1
1570
510
White Mould
(eg. Brie, Camembert)
18.6
30.3
0.1
1465
464
Cheddar
24.6 32.8
0.5
1663
763
Cream Cheese
8.2
31.9
2.5
1384
82
Mozzarella
26.9
23.1
0.22
1300
817
Parmesan
40.6
33.3
<0.1
1949
1121

Ricotta (reduced fat)

10.1
8.7
2.0
551
230
 Source: Proximate Composition of Australian Dairy Foods, 2012.

For more information on the nutritional benefits of cheese, see the Health pages.

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