How much sodium is in that cheese?

How much sodium is in that cheese?

Cheese is a delicious and versatile source of protein, calcium and B vitamins, but can also be quite salty. Brigid Chun investigates how much sodium your favourite cheese contains.

We know some cheeses are high in saturated fat, but may not be aware that some cheeses can be very high in sodium too. Cheese is easy to munch on, so keeping an eye on the sodium content is important.

We have compared the sodium content of a 25g serve of cheese to the recommended upper daily limit of 2300mg.

(Products listed in order of lowest to highest sodium content)

How much sodium is in that cheese?

Meadow Fresh Crème Fraiche

8mg sodium per 25g
= 0% of daily sodium

How much sodium is in that cheese?

Perfect Italiano Ricotta

46mg sodium per 25g
= 2% of daily sodium

How much sodium is in that cheese?

Anchor Cottage Cheese

88mg sodium per 25g
= 4% of daily sodium

How much sodium is in that cheese?

Meadow Fresh Cream Cheese

150mg sodium per 25g
= 7% of daily sodium

How much sodium is in that cheese?

Signature Range Edam Cheese

171mg sodium per 25g
= 7% of daily sodium

How much sodium is in that cheese?

Ferndale Parmesan

177mg sodium per 25g
= 8% of daily sodium

How much sodium is in that cheese?

Alpine Tasty Cheese

179mg sodium per 25g
= 8% of daily sodium

How much sodium is in that cheese?

Mainland Reduced Fat Cheddar Noble

182mg sodium per 25g
= 8% of daily sodium

How much sodium is in that cheese?

Ornelle Goat’s Milk Feta

305mg sodium per 25g
= 13% of daily sodium

How much sodium is in that cheese?

Lemnos Cyprus Style Haloumi

345mg sodium per 25g
= 15% of daily sodium

How much sodium is in that cheese?

Axelos Cyprus Style Halloumi

750mg sodium per 25g
= 33% of daily sodium

How much sodium is in that cheese?

Adella Buffalo Feta

1974mg sodium per 25g
= 86% of daily sodium

Author: HFG shopping

Healthy Food Guide

First published: Jan 2018

2018-01-11 15:14:00

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