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Cottage cheese - 4%, 2% or fat free?

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2007/10/11 04:04:42 (permalink)

Cottage cheese - 4%, 2% or fat free?

Besides the issue of taste, which we will ignore, what is the best to eat before bed? I know the easy answer is fat free, but isnt it more heavily processed/modified to become fat free?

I think the best compromise is 1-2%
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    RE: Cottage cheese - 4%, 2% or fat free? 2007/10/11 06:47:13 (permalink)
    "fat free" CC is made from skimmed milk, higher fat ones from higher fat milk.
    there's no "processing" as such involved in making it.
    I'd go for as low fat as poss pre bed, though I doubt it makes much difference, I like my CC as "un-creamy" as I can get it

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    RE: Cottage cheese - 4%, 2% or fat free? 2007/10/11 06:59:47 (permalink)
    go for whichever one doesnt have 2 teaspoons of salt in
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    RE: Cottage cheese - 4%, 2% or fat free? 2007/10/11 08:08:16 (permalink)
    I can only get the 4% over here so that's not a dilemma for me
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    RE: Cottage cheese - 4%, 2% or fat free? 2007/10/11 08:08:22 (permalink)

    ORIGINAL: DisposableHero

    Besides the issue of taste,


    Makes it sound like you do not like the taste, if so why have it.

    just curious.
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    RE: Cottage cheese - 4%, 2% or fat free? 2007/10/11 08:29:18 (permalink)

    ORIGINAL: beholder69

    I can only get the 4% over here so that's not a dilemma for me


    "Come to Greece, all the steroids you could ever want from your local pharmacist yet a poor selection of every day cheeses from your local supermarket"

    i can see the tourist board penning their adverts right now
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    RE: Cottage cheese - 4%, 2% or fat free? 2007/10/11 08:56:49 (permalink)
    LOL

    You're right, this sucks big time. And not only with cheeses, but with most products. I'm really struggling to find a decent flax oil that hasn't expired in July 07 (or before that for that matter). Minimal wholewheat products and generally it's like we've been living some decades ago compared to the rest of the world.

    A couple of months ago I went to the biggest supermarket chain, in the cheese section and asked if they had any fat-free cheese. The guy looks at me and starts laughing. I tell him I ask him seriously and he said there isn't such a thing. I respond that in other countries they do have it and he tells me to go live in those other countries then...

    But asking a friend's brother who works in a pharma company to get me whichever drug I choose,is easy
    post edited by beholder69 - 2007/10/11 08:57:32
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    RE: Cottage cheese - 4%, 2% or fat free? 2007/10/11 09:04:55 (permalink)
    go to australia and the cottage cheese taste of rubber and is about £1- 1.50 a go

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    RE: Cottage cheese - 4%, 2% or fat free? 2007/10/11 09:12:54 (permalink)
    About the same price here but at least tastes good. I'll stick with the 4%
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    RE: Cottage cheese - 4%, 2% or fat free? 2007/10/11 14:12:39 (permalink)
    ORIGINAL: beholder69

    Minimal wholewheat products and generally it's like we've been living some decades ago compared to the rest of the world.




    Tell me about it.Went on holiday to Lesbos recently and couldnt believe how 3rd world it was!!
    post edited by jaypen - 2007/10/11 14:14:06
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    RE: Cottage cheese - 4%, 2% or fat free? 2007/10/11 14:33:05 (permalink)
    My findings- Sainsburys low fat cottage cheese, less than 1% fat. Has loads more sugar in it. Tastes sh1t 4/10

    Tesco low fat cottage cheese, low sugar, less than 2% fat. Tastes the best out of any cottage cheese- 9/10

    Asda value cottage cheese- 0.2% fat, low sugar. Tastes alright- 8/10

    Asda healthy low fat cottage cheest- around 2%, similar to tesco but tastes worse- 7/10

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    RE: Cottage cheese - 4%, 2% or fat free? 2007/10/11 16:13:24 (permalink)

    ORIGINAL: Kyusho

    Tesco low fat cottage cheese, low sugar, less than 2% fat. Tastes the best out of any cottage cheese- 9/10



    i agree, i love the stuff, could it eat it all day
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    RE: Cottage cheese - 4%, 2% or fat free? 2007/10/11 18:31:36 (permalink)

    ORIGINAL: Kyusho

    My findings- Sainsburys low fat cottage cheese, less than 1% fat. Has loads more sugar in it. Tastes sh1t 4/10

    Tesco low fat cottage cheese, low sugar, less than 2% fat. Tastes the best out of any cottage cheese- 9/10

    Asda value cottage cheese- 0.2% fat, low sugar. Tastes alright- 8/10

    Asda healthy low fat cottage cheest- around 2%, similar to tesco but tastes worse- 7/10


    So ASDAs low fat cottage cheese has more fat than there value cottage cheese? how crazy is that? I guess the fat must be expensive!
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    RE: Cottage cheese - 4%, 2% or fat free? 2007/10/11 20:37:05 (permalink)
    Yer it does! The value stuff is a bargain.. it just tastes a bit drier than the other one, obviously due to fat contenet.

    Without a doubt... Tesco healthy eating is the best. As aldo says i could eat the stuff all day!

    Sainsburys is absolutely disgusting. sh1t texture, loads of sugar, less protein tastes vulgar compared to tesco or asda
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    ORIGINAL: Kyusho

    My findings- Sainsburys low fat cottage cheese, less than 1% fat. Has loads more sugar in it. Tastes sh1t 4/10

    Tesco low fat cottage cheese, low sugar, less than 2% fat. Tastes the best out of any cottage cheese- 9/10

    Asda value cottage cheese- 0.2% fat, low sugar. Tastes alright- 8/10

    Asda healthy low fat cottage cheest- around 2%, similar to tesco but tastes worse- 7/10


    So ASDAs low fat cottage cheese has more fat than there value cottage cheese? how crazy is that? I guess the fat must be expensive!


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