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Cheese

Vegetarian

Usage Tips

  1. Cheese can be consumed as a snack with sauces and dips or added in sandwiches, pastas and other dishes.

Common names and forms

  1. Crumbled Cheese

Description

Cheese is a dairy product prepared with milk by adding curd, vinegar and lemon juice. Some cheeses have molds on their rind, the outer layer, or even  throughout. Most cheeses generally melt at cooking temperature. Cheese can be categorised into fresh cheese, aged fresh cheese, soft white, semi soft, hard cheese, blue cheese and flavour added cheese.

Health benefits

  • Cheese has a good amount of calcium and vitamin B which is good for healthy bones and healthy teeth.(1)
  • It treats calcium deficiency in the body.(1)
  • It helps to prevent hypertension.(1)

Selection Guide

Go for fresh cheese. Avoid if it has dry edges. Keep in mind to check the “best before” date on the package properly.

Note

Overconsumption of cheese can cause weight gain and lactose intolerant people must avoid it.(2)

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