October 2017 Issue

Say Cheese, Please!

How can you include cheese in a healthful, balanced diet? EN offers insight.

Humans have been making cheese for about 8,000 years. Originally a way to preserve milk in the pre-refrigeration era, cheese is a delicious part of many traditional diets, including the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet. But the healthfulness of cheese remains controversial, largely because of its saturated fat content. However, many studies suggest that the health effects of saturated fat depend on which food itís found in.

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