In one slice of Swiss Cheese there are about 100 calories. This number may vary by 10-20 calories either way, depending on the variety and brand of Swiss cheese. Swiss cheese contains a lot of sodium and is considered to be one of the saltiest cheeses available, next to some of the different varieties of blue and feta cheeses. In one small cubic inch of Swiss cheese there are 60 calories and in one slice nearly double that. One slice of Swiss cheese usually weighs about an ounce and offers 7 grams of protein, 7 grams of fat and 24 mg of cholesterol. Swiss cheese contains 200 mg of sodium in just one ounce. The cheese is salty and considered to be high in fat content compared to other varieties of cheeses, such as mozzarella or even cheddar.
Swiss cheese contains vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron. There is also a small amount of milk in each ounce which contributes to the calcium and vitamin D content. Cheese can be good for a person if eaten in reason. For the most part, Swiss cheese is kept off of the diet menu plan because it is so high in fat and calories. There are better ways to get unsaturated and saturated fats than cheese. Many sources which are much lower in calorie than Swiss cheese.
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