The findings, published in the BMJ Nutrition Prevention and Health, also revealed that the semi-soft cheese could prevent bone thinning without adversely affecting cholesterol.
Hedge Einar Lundberg, of Skjetten Medical Center in Skjetten, Norway, said: “These effects reflect increased bone anabolism and a potentially reduced risk of adverse metabolic outcomes.”
Many of the health benefits of eating cheese are related to the vitamin K2, the most important vitamin being MK-9.
However, the amount varies “significantly” depending on the type of cheese, according to the press release.
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