The amount of calories in 1 cup of cottage cheese depends upon the percentage of milk fat in the food. Cottage cheese with 2 percent milk fat has about 204 calories per cup. Low-fat cottage cheese with 1 percent milk fat has only about 163 calories in a 1-cup serving.Continue Reading
There are approximately 123 calories in a cup of nonfat cottage cheese. Creamed cottage cheese, which is 4 percent milk fat, has about 234 calories per cup.
Cottage cheese is an excellent source of protein, with almost 30 grams per cup. It also has a significant amount of riboflavin. Though milk is high in calcium, when cottage cheese is made, some of the calcium is lost during the separation of whey.Learn more about Calories in Food