Sarah Jio, Glamour magazine
Calling all cheese lovers! Good news to report today: Cheese may boost your health in this interesting way...
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Love cheese? Well, good news for you: A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that cheese lovers had a 12 percent lower risk of developing diabetes compared to those who don't usually eat cheese.
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But, here's the thing: Dairy, on the whole, did not make a different in diabetes prevention--just cheese. Some experts speculate that this might have to do with cheese's unique fermentation process. But, a duh moment: Chowing down on too much fromage could have the opposite affect and actually lead to adverse health effects.
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But sprinkling a little Parm on your omelet this morning? Go for it! (And, you may remember this news about cheese boosting your immune system, too!)
Are you a cheese lover? Favorite kind?
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