Cheese and Health

The nutritional pyramid is a visual guide that indicates the amount and frequency with which a healthy individual should consume different types of food on daily bases to maintain a healthy diet.

 

According to their nutritional value, food products are shown at different levels: at the base, those that are recommended to consume in greater proportion, upwards, which should be consumed in smaller quantities.

 

Within the daily food group, milk and dairy products, yogurt, cheese, etc. … are included.

 

They are an important source of high quality proteins, lactose (milk sugar), vitamins and minerals, especially calcium. The recommended dairy rations vary according to age and physiological situation (from 2 to 4 servings per day).