Where can you find a list of low-fat cheeses?


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Lists of low-fat cheeses are available on RD.com, Prevention.com and Self.com, as of 2015. These lists feature cheeses that are naturally low in fat, as well as cheeses that have been processed to contain less fat.

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Reader's Digest lists seven types of low fat cheese along with the per serving calorie count for each variety. For example, Feta cheese and goat's cheese are both listed as containing around 75 calories per ounce. Mozzarella and Neufchatel both contain around 70 calories per ounce.

Prevention lists the calorie and fat counts for six varieties of low-fat cheeses. The cheeses on this list are specially processed as lower in fat than regular versions of the same variety. Cabot 50 percent Light Vermont Cheddar is listed as a good tasting cheddar cheese that contains about 70 calories and 4 1/2 grams of fat per ounce. Legendairy Light is listed as a good low-fat cheese for topping crackers, with about 86 calories and 5 grams of fat per ounce.

Self lists some specific low-fat cheeses as well as offering tips for consuming cheese in moderation. Goat's cheese and Feta cheese are listed as low-fat options. Grana Padano cheese is listed as a good lower-fat substitute for Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. The website also recommends using only one layer of cheese on pizzas or salads to reduce overall intake.

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