Cheese is a foodstuff prolific in many American grocery hauls, but too much of a good thing isn’t always healthy. That said, the dairy product actually has a host of health benefits, many of which may surprise you. So without further ado, here are a few reasons to break out the cheese.
1. It contains an abundance of good fats.
For many years the general consensus was that fat was the root of all evil. And though it can lead to excessive weight gain and block arteries, it also a necessary part of our daily food intake. Fats are an essential aid in the body’s absorption of vitamins and they help maintain a feeling of fullness – which in turn prevents over-eating.