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Cheese, Feta

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About This Food

Description

Feta was first made in Greece from sheep’s or goat’s milk. In the US, it is primarily made from cow’s milk.

Cheesemakers refer to Feta as "pickled" because, after formation, it is packed in brine (salt and water). The brine preserves the cheese for approximately six months longer than most fresh cheeses.

Feta cheese has a crumbly, firm texture and a tart, salty flavor.

Because cheese is essentially milk that is condensed it is important to choose feta cheese made from organic milk, free from hormones.

Selecting & Storing

Choose organic feta cheese and keep refrigerated. This cheese goes well with olives, vegetables, fruit, seafood, chicken, pasta salad, mixed greens.

Special diets
  • Diabetic
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Carb Diet
  • Low Histamine Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • PCOS Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
Benefits
Excellent Source of
Good Source of
  • Calcium
  • Riboflavin
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Poultry
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Coconut
  • No Citrus
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Sugars
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 ounce(s)cheese

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Calories: 74

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 1 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
5.96 g
Saturated Fat
4.18 g
Monounsaturated Fat
1.29 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.17 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
74 g
ALA
74 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
24.92 mg
Total Carbohydrate
1.15 g
Net Carbohydrate
1.15 g
Sugars
1.15 g
Fiber
0 g
Protein
3.98 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
118.16 IU
2%
Vitamin C
0 mg
0%
Vitamin D
4.48 IU
1%
Vitamin E
0.05 IU
0%
Vitamin B6
0.12 mg
6%
Vitamin B12
0.47 mcg
8%
Vitamin K
0.5 mg
1%
Folate
8.96 mcg
2%
Niacin
0.28 mg
1%
Riboflavin
0.24 mg
14%
Thiamin
0.04 mg
3%
Choline
4.31 mg
1%
Minerals
Calcium
138.04 mg
14%
Copper
0.01 mg
0%
Iron
0.18 mg
1%
Magnesium
5.32 mg
1%
Manganese
0.01 mg
0%
Phosphorous
94.36 mg
9%
Potassium
17.36 mg
0%
Selenium
4.2 mcg
6%
Sodium
312.48 mg
13%
Zinc
0.81 mg
5%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
0.84 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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