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Doctor insights on: Cows Cheese

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Is two wedges of laughing cow cheese light bad if your on a weight loss diet?

Is two wedges of laughing cow cheese light bad if your on a weight loss diet?

It's the calories: It's probably fine, depending on what else you eat. You need to burn more calories in a day than you eat in order to lose weight. Exercise burns caloies and helps speed weight loss. Avoiding starchy foods and sweets helps too. ...Read more

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Blood test shows I'm allergic to cow's milk. Symptoms - hives, diarrhea. I'm 35. How can I improve? Can I still have cream, cheese, cake my favorite?

Blood test shows I'm allergic to cow's milk. Symptoms - hives, diarrhea. I'm 35. How can I improve? Can I still have cream, cheese, cake my favorite?

Unfortunately no: Not for now at least, if the history is truly suggestive of the symptoms and there is temporal relationship between consuming milk or dairy and the appearance of symptoms. You need to avoid all triggers, kindly an allergist for evaluation and follow up, keep an antihistaminic and probably epinephrine pen handy. Your allergist might run some blood tests, you may eventually outgrow this condition, ...Read more

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What is the most healthy cheese?

What is the most healthy cheese?

Several good choices: Many cheeses are naturally low in fat, such as part-skim mozzarella or goat cheese. Many others can be purchased in low-fat versions. I think most cheeses are reasonably healthy, but the key is to limit the amount because they are generally high in saturated fat, salt, and calories. ...Read more

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What kinds of sickness can you get if you eat week old cheese?

What kinds of sickness can you get if you eat week old cheese?

Depends on type of…: …cheese: unpasteurized ones (goat cheeses, feta, blue, brie, emmentaler, comté, gryere, etc) although required by fda to be aged at least 60 days so acids & salts & ageing process may naturally prevent harmful bacteria from growing. Such cheeses may still present health hazard if not properly cared for. Pasteurized cheese should not present a problem. If in doubt, don't eat it. ...Read more

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How much cheese is too much? Is 3-4 oz of cheese each day okay?

One full serving: That makes one full serving of dairy by cheese--nothing wrong with that as long as your GI tract does not weigh in differently (constipation not uncommon w/excess cheeses). Support your taste and your bones! ...Read more