What Eating Cheese Does to Your Waistline

Cheese abounds. On spaghetti, omelets, sandwiches, and salads. Because there are so many varieties of cheese, it's simple to utilize it every day in your recipes.

If you're trying to lose weight, you may be wondering how cheese may effect your waistline.

Protein digests more slowly than carbohydrates, so it keeps you full longer. This may help you prevent weight-gain-causing snacking and overeating during your next meal.

Low-fat cottage cheese is protein-rich. One cup has 24 grams of protein, according the USDA. It's a terrific breakfast or snack.

Part-skim mozzarella has 20 grams of protein per cup.
Young proposes adding cheese to a salad. Or toast.

"The calories in cheese add up rapidly, so limit your portion size," warns Dr. Young. Mindlessly nibbling cheese at a gathering or cutting slice after slice might lead to weight gain.

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