Sheep Cheese Nutrition Facts
Each ounce of pecorino romano sheep cheese contains 110 calories with the 8 grams of saturated fat in this ounce of sheep cheese accounting for 70 of those calories. This sounds like a lot of saturated fat (and it is - accounting for about 1/3 of your recommended daily value if you consume 2,000 calories daily). An ounce of pecorino romano cheese also contains about 10% of your recommended daily value of cholesterol ... but like most things that may not be extremely healthy, cheese made from sheeps milk is EXTREMELY tasty and well-worth the occasional indulgence. Combine the rich flavors of sheeps milk cheese with the fact that it contains many beneficial fatty acids and it's an excellent choice if you're looking for delicious artisinal cheeses to complement a special meal or to serve as a snack on special occasions.
Where Do Sheeps Milk Cheeses Come From?
Historically, sheep cheese was the most popular type of cheese produced - making it a popular, naturally produced food which you can feel good about eating.
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