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2) Cottage Cheese

109 grams of cottage cheese contains 107 calories, 4.7 grams of fat, 3.7 grams of carbohydrates, 12 grams of protein.

Cottage cheese is one of the healthiest cheese types you can consume on a daily basis, it is considered to be a fresh type of cheese that doesn’t undergo aging like most cheeses, it is usually made from curdled milk it is so simple to make your own at home and use whatever type of milk you like most, by adding any type of acidic substance like vinegar or lemon and the casein will separate from the whey and give you delicious natural cottage cheese that you can season to your preference.

It is very creamy and very healthy as it has lower sodium content than most other cheeses so it is perfect for people who have high blood pressure one of the best features of cottage cheese is that most of the caloric content comes from the high protein in it which is ideal for losing weight, building muscles, and healing injuries faster. Cottage cheese is also full of calcium and phosphorus which means it is also good for your bone health and lowers your risk of getting osteoporosis. It has been proven to help diabetics have better diabetes control.

Cottage cheese has a very mild flavor that you can basically have as a filling snack with some healthy fruits or vegetables or you can depend on it for turning dishes that have lots of cheese in them like cheese pie fillings and lasagna into better healthier versions with lower fat and higher protein content.