Friday, October 10, 2008

Eat cheese, live forever

Posted By on Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 4:07 PM

Yay! Cheese is good for you! Eat it all day long! So says Men's Health:

If you're worried about your cholesterol, chew on this: Danish scientists found that when men ate a whopping 10 daily 1-ounce servings of full-fat cheese for 3 weeks, their LDL (bad) cholesterol didn't budge. Which isn't to say you should live on the stuff--just that you don't need to fear it. Full-fat cheese can be a healthy snack and a great way to make a bland meal taste better. "Cheese is the new wine," says Terrance Brennan, chef and owner of Artisanal Fromagerie, Bistro & Wine Bar and Picholine restaurant, both in New York City. "There are thousands of different aromas, textures, and flavor profiles."

Read the whole story, which includes some (good to boring) recommendations, here.

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