High-Protein Cheeses for Diet

Every cell in the body contains protein, an important component for many biological functions and health.

It affects cell structure, immunity, enzyme responses, hormone synthesis, and more. Protein RDA is 0.8 g per kg of body weight daily.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and American College of Sports Medicine recommend 1.2-2 g of protein per kilogram of body weight daily.

In its numerous forms, cheese can improve protein intake. The basic dairy product is high in protein and minerals. 

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High-protein cheeses give nutrients to many meals and snacks while adding flavor and creaminess. Some cheeses have more protein than others.

Parmesan, a popular high-protein cheese, with 10.1 g of protein per ounce or 9.1 g per 100 calories.

Parmigiano Reggiano contains prebiotics, probiotic bacteria, vitamins, and mineral salts that promote health and prevent disease.

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