Posted: 23 September, 2016
Scientists Discover Cheese Could Be The Secret To A Healthy Heart
Fantastic news for cheese-lovers – researchers have discovered a diet rich in cheese could be good for you!
University of Copenhagen scientists have discovered indulging in the full-fat cheese could actually increase a form of cholesterol, which can safeguard you against some diseases, The Espress reports.
“Cheese boosts our levels of high-density cholesterol, which in turn protects us from developing some cardiovascular and metabolic diseases,
The study involved 139 adults over 12 weeks.
According to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, those who savoured a chunk of full-fat cheese noticed an increase in their levels of HDL cholesterol.
Web MD says HDL cholesterol is important because it removes "harmful bad cholesterol from where it doesn't belong in the bloodstream."