Eating Small Bits Of Cheese Daily Helps Lower Heart Disease Risks

Getty Images

Like other dairy products, it contains a high amount of saturated fat - which has been recently connected to high cholesterol, atherosclerosis, and heart disease.

They concluded that those who regularly ate cheese cut their chances of having a stroke by 10% and chances of developing certain coronary heart diseases by 14%.

Heather Zinn, The Cheese Lady Grand Rapids stopped by My West Michigan to share cheeses that you may want to consider.

Chinese researchers conducted a meta-analysis of 15 studies from Europe and the US, which monitored the health effects of cheese consumption in more than 200,000 people. The majority of these studies included only people without heart disease and tracked participants for ten years or more. (But the findings were) certainly different from what people might expect.

Cheese is typically considered more of an indulgence than a health food, but a new review of research suggests that it may not be as bad for you as once thought. Now, cheese-lovers can sleep well knowing that their midnight snack or post-night-out cheese fry indulgence is actually good for them.

Matt Lauer Ouster Announcement Works Well For 'Today' Show, Ratings-Wise
Ad buyers told Variety they're not expecting any notable ratings fluctuations once Lauer's replacement anchor has been selected. But when that news is about " Today " itself, the audience response to the program can be quite surprising.

A recent study of over 200,00 people showed that those who ate a small amount of cheese daily had a lower risk of contracting heart disease, compared to those who rarely or never ate the stuff, New York Daily News reports.

"Cheese can be high in probiotics, which tend to put you in less of an inflammatory state", Stewart told Time.

Just eat it in moderation because of the saturated fats and sodium levels.

"There is some evidence that cheese-as a substitute for milk, for example-may actually have a protective effect on the heart", says Stewart.

Yet exceeding moderate portions of cheese won't boost benefits, and may in fact trigger negative health conditions, experts warn. "But on the upside, a bit of cheese on a cracker doesn't sound unreasonable".

Related News:

  • Shah Rukh Khan and Ranveer's films to not clash, Temper's release postponed

    Shah Rukh Khan and Ranveer's films to not clash, Temper's release postponed

    But when he realised that Shah Rukh Khanâ??s Aanand L Rai film had already booked the slot, he chose to push his movie by a week. Ranveer Singh took to his social media account and made the announcement about the project and dropped the first look.
    Bigg Boss 11: Arshi Khan becomes the new captain of the house

    Bigg Boss 11: Arshi Khan becomes the new captain of the house

    Akash quickly takes a ride on Vikas's shoulders and the contestants get the hint that today's task would be around kids. On the next buzzer Priyank gets out of the race and Vikas declares it to Arshi that he will make himself the captain.
    Selena Gomez Just Changed Her Hairstyle AGAIN, and This Time It's Bangin'

    Selena Gomez Just Changed Her Hairstyle AGAIN, and This Time It's Bangin'

    She appears on the latest cover of the music magazine and has been named the magazine's Woman of the Year . That is so hurtful. "The most "ridiculous" part of that is no one knowing my heart when I say things".
  • New Tomb Raider confirmed, here's what the leaks already tell us

    New Tomb Raider confirmed, here's what the leaks already tell us

    Either way, be on the look out in 2018 for when Square Enix decides to officially unveil the new Tomb Raider game. This film is based on the rebooted franchise, so there is certainly nice synergy between the movie and games now.
    Brian Ross removed from Trump coverage after suspension ends, ABC News says

    Brian Ross removed from Trump coverage after suspension ends, ABC News says

    Goldston noted that ABC News "spent this weekend getting absolutely pilloried as a news division for reporting fake news". In a statement, ABC said , "We deeply regret and apologize for the serious error we made yesterday".
    Roger Goodell receives extension from the NFL

    Roger Goodell receives extension from the NFL

    Jones had been removed as a non-voting seventh member of the compensation committee after his threat of a lawsuit. But Blank says that Jones "understands the contract and how we got here", according to The MMBQ.
  • First snow flurries of season set to fall into festive place

    First snow flurries of season set to fall into festive place

    Road surface temperatures won't be as low as in recent cold spells, but they will be sub-zero in large parts of the county. AA Roadwatch warned road users of wind-blown debris, especially on coastal routes after a night of rain and high winds.
    Brussels loses right to host Euro 2020 matches, Wembley gains four games

    Brussels loses right to host Euro 2020 matches, Wembley gains four games

    But the exclusion of Brussels means the 90,000-seater venue will also get group games and a match in the first knockout round. While the full schedule is still to be confirmed by UEFA, the Stadio Olimpico in Rome will stage the opening game.
    Max Hospital guilty, says govt

    Max Hospital guilty, says govt

    An initial report by a three-member panel formed by Delhi Government has been submitted to the health minister Satyendar Jain. This case of medical negligence has received significant attention from local politicians.
  • Apple reveals 'Best of 2017' apps and games

    Apple reveals 'Best of 2017' apps and games

    Disney's Moana was the most-watched movie, with "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story " and "Wonder Woman " coming in as runners-up. Similarly to previous annual charts, Apple has revealed top charts for the most popular apps and games of the year too.

    Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) meeting breaks up within hours

    Qatar denies the allegations and has accused the Saudi-led bloc of aiming to incite a change of regime in Doha. Moreover Saudi Arabia and UAE have formed a new military and trade partnership separate from GCC.
    Portal and Bridge Constructor Mashup Announced

    Portal and Bridge Constructor Mashup Announced

    As the name suggests, this is Portal using the Bridge Constructor series , which has sold millions of copies around the world. It tasks players with solving puzzles to cross gaping chasms by constructing bridges stable enough for a truck to drive over.


Most liked

76ers trading Jahlil Okafor to the Nets
Okafor was the third player selected in the 2015 NBA Draft, but never lived up to expectations with the 76ers. More importantly, the Sixers can now move on with both parties getting what they wanted.

Whistleblower: Flynn told ex-partner Russian Federation sanctions would be ripped up
Today, I am writing to inform you about a whistleblower who has come forward with evidence that Lt. Cummings told Gowdy in his letter that he found the witness "authentic, credible and reliable".

Putin: Russians not prevented from competing at Winter Olympics under neutral flag
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced the decision after finding that Russian authorities knowingly doped their athletes during 2014 winter games in Sochi.

Harold Ford Jr., former congressman, denies sexual harassment allegations
She claims however that she met with Ford Jr. under professional circumstances "several years ago" but does not say exactly when. He is alson one of the most visible members MSNBC's team of contributors - particularly on the network's " Morning Joe ".

White House: Trump's throat 'was dry'
But he doesn't drink, and his change in pronunciation from the beginning of his speech, which was only a few minutes long, seemed more akin to someone with an orthodontic device, like dentures, than any serious condition.

Instagram testing a stand-alone messaging app called Direct
Instagram is testing the app right now in Chile, Israel , Italy , Portugal, Turkey, and Uruguay for both Android and iOS users. If you anxious this new app would make private messaging complicated, this proves it won't.

At Least 3 Dead In New Mexico High School Shooting
The San Juan County Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook that parents should pick up students at the police department. At least three people have been killed in a shooting early Thursday morning at Aztec High School in Colorado.

Australia House of Representatives approves same-sex marriage bill
With the new bill, same-sex couples that were legally married in other countries will now have these marriages recognized. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull , who had supported legalization, tweeted support for the measure after its passage.

With Action On Mani Shankar Aiyar, Congress Walks Rahul Gandhi's Talk
Modi and his party, the BJP had used the remarks to their advantage while reminding people that he was being targetted for having a humble background.

World's largest Starbucks opens in Shanghai
Called the Starbucks Roastery Shanghai , the outlet measures an astounding 30,000 sq ft - that is nearly half of a football field. The handcrafted long bar, one of three on site, is aptly-named, as at 88 foot it's the world's longest coffee bar.

Luxury brands can ban online sellers
Brand owners have previously argued that they should have the right to choose their distributors to protect their image and exclusivity.

Amazon Prime Video now available on Apple TV in around 100 countries
They also both offer corporate cloud-computing services, a market where Amazon leads by a wide margin. Amazon's own streaming device, Fire TV ($70), competes directly with the pricier Apple TV ($149).

Champions League: Manchester United target flops while fullback wanted by Chelsea thrives
Seeded group winners will be away in the first legs on 14/15 and 21/22 February at home in the second leg on 7/8 and 14-15 March. Chelsea will find out their Champions League opponents for the round of 16 at 11am on December 11 when UEFA conduct the draw.

Rain Moves Out, Cold Moves In
If my timing is correct, any snow that falls on Sunday should end during afternoon and we might even see some late day clearing. While we'll stay dry in your seven day forecast, we're expected some gusty conditions here-and-there Thursday and Friday .

'The Silence Breakers' named Time magazine's Person of the Year
The US President tweeted last month that he "took a pass" on the offer of doing a photo shoot and interview for Time . The runner up for Person of the Year was President Donald Trump , followed by President of China, Xi Jinping .