Is processed cheese healthy?
The composition of processed cheese varies in protein, fat, and sodium content from normal Cheddar or Gouda.
Processed cheese offers convenience and is a quick nutritious option for sandwiches. Cheese spreads and slices are healthier options than many other bread spreads.
|Processed cheese spread||Per 100 g||Per 40 g|
|Energy||911,3 kJ||364,5 kJ|
|Protein||9,6 g||3,8 g|
|Carbohydrates||6,5 g||2,6 g|
|Total fats||17 g||6,9 g|
|Of which saturated fats||14 g||5,6 g|
|Sodium||961,8 mg||384,7 mg|
|Calcium||335,9 mg||134,3 mg|