Feta cheese has 398 calories per cup or 265 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from fat and protein.
73% of calories in feta cheese are from fat, 21% of calories are from protein and 6% of calories are from carbohydrates.
The majority, or 73% of the calories in Feta Cheese are from fat. Feta cheese is high in total fat
, with 32.2 grams or 50% of recommended daily values per cup. Most of the fat in feta cheese are saturated and it contains a high amount of saturated fat
, about 110% of recommended daily values.
Feta cheese contains 133.5 mg of cholesterol and no trans-fat
There is no significant amounts of
trans fat in feta cheese.
- Total fat: 32.2 g
- Cholesterol: 133.5 mg
- Saturated fat: 20 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 6.9 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9 g
Feta cheese is a source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, containing a total of 0.4 grams for every cup. It contains significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid.
- alpha linoleic acid: 0.4 g
Also a source of omega-6 fatty acids, every cup of feta cheese contains a total of 0.5 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in feta cheese comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in feta cheese is 1.2: 1.
Some other dairy or egg products with similar calories to feta cheese by weight: