Daily Cheese Consumption Can Significantly Reduce the Heart Disease Risk

Henrietta Brewer
December 4, 2017

Sit down, because you're about to read the best news of the year: Eating cheese can actually lower your risk of heart disease.

Volunteers eating around 40g a day - about the size of a small matchbox - saw the greatest reduction in risk to their health.

He also warned that the creamier cheeses like camembert and brie are high in fat and are probably the best ones to stay away from. Though cheese contains fat, it is of a type which absorbs less in the body.

The process could help regulate the hormone insulin, which controls blood sugar levels, and prevent the body from producing excess fat which commonly triggers diabetes and heart disease.


Cheese also helps to improve the good cholesterol that helps to body and controls the bad cholesterol, the scientists revel.

The Chinese research was produced through an analysis of 15 studies on cheese and heart risk. In total, the results drew data from around 200,000 people worldwide.

"If you're looking at nachos with melted cheese, it's probably the nachos making the problem because it's just empty calories and it won't provide us with much nutrition", he said.

According to the reports, the researchers claimed that, "consumption of cheese on daily basis can reduce fatal heart attacks and strokes".


"This study suggests an inverse association between cheese and health".

Far from having a negative effect, a number of large studies have shown dairy products to have a protective effect on factors relating to heart health.

'While it is a widely held belief, our research shows that that's wrong'. Experts said that adding a portion of cheese daily in meals can be beneficial for your health and it reduces chances of suffering a heart attack by 14 percent. Therefore, nutritionists recommended people to consume more of those foods which share nutrients with dairy products.

Young people, especially young women, risk bone damage and osteoporosis by drinking too little milk, which can also deprive them of calcium.


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