Calories In Goat Cheese

In one cubic inch or small sized square of goat cheese there are about 90 calories and in one ounce of goat cheese there are approximately 105 calories.  That is not a lot of calories, but it is also not a lot of cheese. Approximately 70 percent of the calories in goat cheese comes from fat while the remaining comes from protein and a slight amount of carbohydrates.  In one small cube (approximately one square inch) of goat cheese yields over 7 grams of fat and 6 grams of protein.  The calorie content is high considering the size of the food.  Just one small square runs about 100 calories.

There are alternatives to the high calorie and high fat goat cheeses.  These can be found in the aisle of the grocery stores that regular goat cheese is found in and are labeled as low-fat or low-cal goat cheese.  The lower calorie options reduce the total number of calories by a mere 10-20 calories but anything helps when you are trying to cut back on your calorie intake.

If you are using crumbled goat cheese on salads or pasta dishes and want to know how many calories are in the serving, remember that there are just over 500 calories for every one cup of crumbled goat cheese used.  The total number of calories in goat cheese may vary depending on the brand you use.

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