Ever wonder if your love of cheese is borderline addiction?
It might not be pure hyperbole. “If you love cheese so much and joke that you think you might be addicted — well, you probably are,” the Boston Globe’s The Next Great Generation said.
Not to mention, research going back to the ’80s also found that cheese contains tiny amounts of morphine, which scientists say might help calm calves and help them bond with their mothers.
While cheese is high in calories and fat, its calcium does help build strong bones and teeth. These days, Americans eat about 33 pounds of cheese a year, three times the rate of 1970.
If you’re not convinced cheese has addictive qualities, even the founder and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine refers to it as”dairy crack.”
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