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Say Cheese!

Cheese is an incredibly popular food, and when eaten in moderation it can make a nutritious addition to a wholesome well-balanced diet. However, with so many different varieties available it can be confusing for consumers to know what types of cheese are the best for their health. There are certain things you need to look out for when choosing a healthy good-quality cheese for you and your family.

Making cheese

Historically cheesemaking involves a fermentation technique that was used to prolong the life of fresh milk. The word cheese is derived from the Latin word “caseus” from an older word that means “to ferment”. Many cultures used different types of milk to make cheese, including goat, sheep, camel, yak, horse, buffalo and bison milk.

To make cheese, a starter culture of bacteria is first added

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