How Many Calories Does American Cheese Have?


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According to FatSecret.com, a single-slice serving of American cheese contains 96 calories. This one-slice serving weighs about 1 ounce. American cheese is a pasteurized, processed cheese product often made from a variety of cheeses, including cheddar and Colby.

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How Many Calories Does American Cheese Have?
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American cheese can be made with varying levels of milk fat content, so the caloric total may vary. Some producers, including such as Borden and Kraft, make low-fat and fat-free American cheese with as few as 30 to 45 calories per serving. FatSecret.com indicates that a slice of American cheese contains 7.39 grams of fat, 23 milligrams of cholesterol and 5.37 grams of protein.

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