14 Healthy Cheeses You'll Love

A sampling of cheeses that is not only pleasing to the palate, but also loaded with protein, vitamins, and minerals

Joel Weber and Mike Zimmerman March 10, 2011

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No wonder rats always look so young. "Cheese is one of the best foods you can eat for your teeth," says Matthew Messina, DDS, an American Dental Association spokesman. "It's a good source of calcium, to keep your teeth strong. Plus, eating cheese can lower the levels of bacteria in your mouth and keep your teeth clean and cavity-free," he says. Cheese is also packed with protein and fat, which keep you full. And it's versatile and convenient--making it a great snack.

The health benefits of eating full fat cheese

This article has been excerpted from the Men's Health Big Book of Food & Nutrition by Joel Weber with Mike Zimmerman.

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