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Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It has a salty, tangy taste.

Usage Tips

  1. It can be used in soups, salads, sandwiches, and vegetables.

Common names and forms

  1. Soft Cheese

Description

Feta cheese is a greek cheese made with the milk of sheep or goat. It may also be made with the mixture of both milks. It is crumbly, bright white colored cheese which is very soft and fresh.

Health benefits

  • Feta cheese has a good amount of calcium. Thus, it is beneficial for a strong skeletal system.(1)
  • It is low in calories and fat.(1)
  • It improves immune fuction of the body.(1)
  • It contains CLA (conjugated linoleic acid), which may help to prevent diabetes and cancer.(1)

Selection Guide

 Keep an eye on the label and see that it should be made from sheep or goat’s milk. Avoid if it is yellowish in color rather than white.

Note

  • Excessive consumption of feta cheese may increase cholesterol levels.(2)
  • People allergic to milk should avoid it.(2)

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