Feta: The World’s Healthiest Cheese That Nobody Talks About

Food that prevents osteoporosis, protects against caries, and because of the richness of vitamins and minerals has a beneficial effect on the body and participates in the construction of the immune system, is desirable on every table

Feta cheese belongs to a special group of white, soft cheeses that ripen in solution or brine. It is traditionally made in Greece from sheep’s milk, but today it is also available in a mixture of sheep’s milk (minimum 70 percent) and goat’s, as well as sheep’s and cow’s milk. It is characterized by a specific mild sour and salty taste, as well as numerous health benefits to the body.

Useful nutrients

One serving of feta cheese can provide 9 percent of phosphorus and 14 percent of a fishery, better known as vitamin B2, than the recommended daily intake. The riboflavin obtained from cheese provides important antioxidants. That can prevent the signs of aging as well as the onset of degenerative diseases. Feta cheese is an important source of dietary calcium because only one slice can meet 1/5 of your daily needs. It also strengthens our bones, and according to recent research, it can also reduce premenstrual problems. Several other B-group vitamins enrich this nutrient: vitamin B12, thiamine, niacin, vitamin B6, folic acid and pantothenic acid. The vitamins in this group help the body effectively convert food into fuel. The amounts of vitamins A and K, selenium, zinc, magnesium and iron. Which reasonably place this food in superfood, should not be overlooked.

A blessing for the teeth

Due to its ability to neutralize harmful acids that attack the gums, the cheese prevents caries. Researchers have found that fermented dairy products accelerate the base environment inside the oral cavity. Reducing the need for dental treatment. Cheese also creates a protective layer around the teeth, so they are protected from erosion that causes damage. Studies have shown that consuming this food increases the amount of saliva in the mouth. Which is a natural way to maintain the body’s pH.

Suppresses food poisoning

Including feta cheese from raw milk in your daily diet can be a good way to prevent food poisoning. The researchers presented evidence at the annual meeting of the Society for General Macrobiology suggesting that beneficial lactic acid bacteria found in raw sheep’s milk can naturally neutralize bacteria such as listeria, which is a dangerous pathogen and can cause food poisoning.

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