3. Cottage Cheese
Protein Content: 14 g per 1/2-cup serving
4. Swiss Cheese
Protein Content: 8 g per 1-oz. serving
Ounce for ounce, Swiss cheese provides more protein than other varieties commonly available in the supermarket, making it a muscle-friendly option for your sandwiches and burgers. If you’re concerned about the calorie density of full-fat Swiss, low-fat versions have a protein-to-fat ratio of around 8-to-1 while still providing good flavor.