Cheese for children
Benefits of cheese
CHARACTERISTICS OF CHEESE
What is cheese?
Cheese is a milk derivative.
It has the same color as its raw material, milk, that's to say, it is white.
There are also varieties with yellow hues, orange or blue, because of the fungi they contain.
Cheese texture may vary depending on many respects, such as time of cheese ripening, the processing system, whether obtained from whole or skim milk, whether it contains other added ingredients, etc..
Cheese has multiple flavors. In fact, each type of cheese has its characteristic taste and therefore, it is special and different.
What are the main nutrients of cheese? Composition of cheese
As an energy source, 100 grams of cheese give us 103 calories.
Their proportion of nutrients are divided into:
Vitamins and minerals in cheese
Drawing of fresh cheese (More food drawings)
- Minerals in cheese: Cheese is a food rich in sodium, phosphorus, potassium and calcium, but it also provides us with selenium.
- Vitamins in cheese: Cheese contains lot of vitamin D and vitamin A. It also contains small amounts of B vitamins (especially vitamin B12) and vitamin E.
Nutritional characteristics of cheese
Cheese in the kitchen
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This material is for informational purposes only. In case of doubt, consult the doctor.