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Mozzarella Cheese

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It has a slightly acidic and mild taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Mozzarella cheese can be used in the preparation of pizza, pasta and lasagna.
  2. It can be added to omelets, fondues and soufflés.
  3. It can be used as a substitute for Parmesan cheese.

Common names and forms

  1. Shredded whole milk mozzarella cheese

Description

Mozzarella cheese is made from Italian buffalo’s milk . It may vary from white to slightly yellow in colour. It has a soft and moist texture. It originated in Southern Italy.

Health benefits

  • Mozzarella cheese is a great source of riboflavin which can fight against migraine attacks and anaemia.(1)
  • It is a source of niacin as well which helps control cholesterol levels and prevents diabetes and arthritis.(1)
  • Mozzarella cheese also contains vitamins A, D and E which are required for calcium absorption and bone health.(1)
  • It is also a great source of calcium which maintain bone structure and protect tooth enamel.(1)
  • It is a good source of phosphorus which helps fight muscle fatigue and facilitates good brain functioning.(1)

Note

Mozzarella cheese contains lactose which can cause nausea, diarrhea, gas and bloating. Over consumption of mozzarella cheese can cause constipation and weight gain.(2)

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