Is cheese healthy? We asked dietitians

There’s a reason why cheese is a staple ingredient in so many comfort foods. It is thick, creamy and rich in flavor. In reality, a scientific study found that eating cheese lights up the same part of the brain as opioids, so eating cheese can be really addictive.

Delicious? Absolutely. But is cheese healthy? For one thing, cheese is well known to contain calcium, which promotes bone health. But on the other hand, most cheeses are high in fat. This makes cheese a real health enigma. Let’s see what the dietitians have to say, shall we?

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