Sharp or mild, cheese cubes provide a nutrient-dense snack or they can lend a distinct taste and creamy texture to a variety of dishes, from appetizers to entrees. Like other forms of cheese, cheese cubes derive most of their calories from protein and fat.
One cup of diced cheddar cheese contains 532 calories, reports the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Nutrient Database. A single serving of seven cheddar cheese cubes provides approximately 120 calories.
A cup of diced cheddar cheese provides 32.87 g protein, 43.74 g fat and 1.69 g carbohydrates. A single serving of cheddar cheese cubes typically contains approximately 7 g protein, 10 g fat and just about 1 g carbohydrates.
Like other dairy products, cheese cubes are a rich source of calcium, with a single serving providing approximately 20 percent of the recommended daily allowance of calcium for an adult. Additional nutrients present in cheese cubes include potassium, vitamin A and vitamin D.
- U.S. Department of Agriculture National Nutrient Database: Cheese Cubes
- “The Everything Cheese Book”; Laura Martinez; 2007