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National Cheese Day 2020: Eat Cheese For Good Bone, Dental Health And Other Health Benefits

The good old cheese has many benefits, especially during pregnancy. It is amazing for your bones, teeth, blood pressure, and more!
Published -04 Jun 2019, 13:29 ISTUpdated -04 Jun 2020, 14:04 IST
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Having cheese is one sin we all commit but it is important that we keep a watch on the quantity especially people who quickly gain weight. If taken in moderation, cheese is superb for various health reasons. It is good for bone health, for your dental care, and also cuts down the risk of cancer. Moreover, it helps in building muscle and takes care of people with low blood pressure. So, today, as the world is busy celebrating National Cheese Day, let's unveil the secret health benefits of cheese. 

Prevent Osteoporosis

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If the bone mass is inadequate then it can lead to osteoporosis later in life. This is a disease you may have seen senior citizens going through. My grandmother had several surgeries thanks to Osteoporosis which is a disease characterised by fragile, porous bones. Now, cheese has vitamin D which is great for the correct balance of vitamins and minerals. So this helps you with your future dear readers.  

Dental Health

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Cheese is amazing if you want to prevent dental cavities. It acts the same as it does for your bone health. It can also have a positive effect on your dental health. 

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Weight Gain

If you are wanting to gain weight then cheese is your best friend. It is full of proteins, fats, calcium, vitamins, and minerals. You need the goodness of cheese for many reasons. Let's start with proteins for muscle formation and growth, vitamins, and minerals for improved metabolism, fats for fat-based processes in the body, and calcium for stronger bones

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Pregnant Women

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Cheese is a good choice for a pregnant woman’s diet. Not only is it rich in calcium, but it can offer many other essential nutrients for pregnancy, including protein and B vitamins. 

Prevents Hypertension

You become a victim of hypertension when you have an excess of sodium and cholesterol in your system. In this way, cheese should be viewed critically. The fat content of the cheese depends on the quality of the milk with which it is made. Whether it is full fat or full cream, low fat or fat-free. High-fat ones are more popular simply because they are tastier. But now due to the alarming health concerns low-fat cheese is also being introduced to the market. So be wise, pick according to your health and diet.  

Common Cancers

Colorectal cancer is amongst the most common in the world. It affects the colon and digestive tract. There are many other complications that come along with this form of cancer. It affects your abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, nausea, and vomiting, and, if undiagnosed, it can lead to death in the long run.

Many studies have shown that when it comes to dairy consumption, cheese and milk can prevent common cancers like bladder and colorectal cancer. How? It consists of calcium, vitamin D, and lactic acid which can potentially protect you from these cancers.


A thyroid disorder can have a number of symptoms. It could be weight gain, fatigue, and infertility with hypothyroidism, and anxiety, insomnia. It could also mean rapid weight loss with hyperthyroidism. Both are cause for concern and can lead to more serious problems in the future. And here cheese might just help you again. How? Hard cheeses, like cheddar, have selenium which is super good to prevent thyroid. 

Disclaimer: All content, including tips and suggestions, is entirely based on research and data available on the internet. So, it is advised not to construe it as professional medical advice and consult a doctor before making any changes in your diet.

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