Cheese won’t make you obese

Cheese won’t make you obese

If you are a fan of coffee with cream and full-fat yogurt, these are happy news for you. Researchers wanted to find out how diet affects on long-term weight gain. For the last 16 years, they tested diets of 120.000 men and women. The research was divided in three long-term studies. The findings were recently published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, and they are very interesting. Eating a lot of seafood, yogurt, nuts and chicken (skinless) are linked to the healthy body weight. On the other hand, processed and red meat are responsible for serious weight gain.

The best discovery was for people who like dairy and cheese. Low-fat, full-fat milk and full-fat cheese don’t affect on your long-term weight gain. Eating full-fat cheese is better for your waistline than eating low-fat cheese. According to the researchers at Tufts University, people who eat a lot of low-fat dairy products had a higher intake of carbs that led to the weight gain. Jessica Smith, Ph.D., said that those people compensate lower intake of calories in diary by having the higher intake of carbohydrates.

Although, these are good news for all people who like dairy products, this doesn’t mean they should fill their diets with full-fat cheese and other products. They are rich in cholesterol and saturated fat that are responsible for higher risk of heart disease and stroke. Some kinds of cheese have high levels of sodium. Diets that include a lot of salt can be responsible for hypertension, digestive disease and problems with kidneys. The best what you can do, is to eat enough cheese, but not too much.

 

What's Hottest

Hottest
Why do we love McDonalds?

We’ve talked about healthy foods a lot of time, and we are not promoting McDonalds as something healthy, but we have to say that it is tasty, unhealthy but tasty. If you eat there from time to time (for example once in every six months) you will not become ill or gain weight, because the key…

What's Recent

Hottest
Pollution Caused By Automobiles Is Quite Dangerous, But Only When You Inhale It

Automobiles are often associated with some dangers to mankind. The most dangerous part of an automobile is the smoke let out through its exhaust-pipe. All cars emit some form of pollution into the air. It takes the form of carbon-monoxide, hydrocarbons, nitrogen oxides and other elements. While…