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The Most (and Least) Healthy Cheeses

Let's face it, most of us love cheese. It's a great tasting ingredient that can liven up most meals. But being a health conscious eater means knowing which cheeses are good and which are not so good f…

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Big Dairy Leans on the Government, Sells Us Junk

Do you think the government should be supporting dairy? Tons of unhealthy dairy junk food gets through the new junk food guidelines set up by the government! These guidelines try to deal with the…

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Your Cheese: What the FDA Really Wants With It

Think everyone loves artisanal cheeses? You may have to remove the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from that list. Since 2012, they've made it known they're no fan of some aspects of artisanal chee…

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Eat Your Saturated Fat

Here’s the gist: saturated fat doesn’t cause heart disease OR make you fat. That's right. What's even more mind-blowing? -- The fat in your bacon might actually be making you healthier. Holy cow! …

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Don’t Throw Out Those Cheese Rinds!

Parmesan and pecorino romano are vital, but expensive, staples in many kitchens, so it only makes sense to make the most of these flavor-packed wedges. One great way to do this is to reuse the rind. S…

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Goat Cheese-Stuffed Mushrooms (Recipe)

  You can't get much easier than this without compromising on taste. Try this out at your holiday party! Goat Cheese-Stuffed Mushrooms Ingredients: 3 Slices white sandwich bread 1 …

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Cheese Graters: Genius Tips That Will Make Your Life Easier

  Of all the tools in your kitchen, graters have to be one of the most frustrating.They're a pain to use, and they're even more of a pain to clean. But they don't have to be! Read on for tips …

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You CAN Kick The Cheese Habit. Here’s How.

“Cheese consumption in the U.S. rose from 15 pounds per person per year in 1975 to more than 30 pounds in 1999. And you can thank the federal government. The USDA Report to Congress on the Dairy Promo…

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How Cheese May Help Your Teeth

This really is the most delightful piece of information I have learned in a long time: cheese is good for your teeth! I stumbled upon a study published by General Dentistry, which states how cheese ca…

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Lighter, But Still Delicious, Mac & Cheese

  Yes, it can be done! You can get all the goodness of homemade mac and cheese, and not as many calories. Though it's certainly not a diet food, this recipe for macaroni and cheese sure takes …

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