Sep 28, 2016
By Shannon Crocker RD www.shannoncrocker.ca @shancrockerRD
Creamy. Crumbly. Firm. Gooey. Whatever way you slice it, cheese tastes great!
You’ll always find several kinds of cheese in my fridge; yes, it tastes great, but also, cheese offers amazing versatility when it comes to creating scrumptious meals and snacks. And, it’s a powerhouse of nutrients.
Here are my five fantastic reasons to love cheese:
One final word…cheese can be higher in fat. But it’s important to know that a healthy food is more than its fat content. Cheese is packed with health-promoting nutrients, so go ahead, enjoy it in moderation (about 50 grams is a serving) as part of a healthy diet.
Canadian Nutrient File 2015
Institute of Medicine. Dietary reference intakes for thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin b6, folate, vitamin B12, pantothenic acid, biotin and choline. Chapter 9: Vitamin B12. Washington, DC: National Academies Press. 2000.
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