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Nutrition

Nutrients in Cheese

Cheese is a source of essential nutrients. One 30g serving of cheese is rich in protein and also contains calcium, phosphorus and vitamin B12.

 

Protein

Contributes to

  • Muscle growth
  • Maintenance of normal bone
  • Muscle maintenance
  • Normal bone growth and development in children

Calcium

  • Normal growth and development of bones
  • Maintenance of normal bones
  • Maintenance of normal teeth
  • Normal blood clotting
  • Normal energy–yielding metabolism
  • Normal muscle function
  • Process of cell division
  • Normal neurotransmission

Phosp–horus

  • Normal function of cell membranes
  • Normal energy–yielding metabolism
  • Normal bone growth and development of bone
  • Maintenance of normal teeth

Vitamin B12

  • Normal energy–yielding metabolism
  • Normal red blood cell formation
  • Process of cell division
  • Normal immune function
  • Reduction in tiredness and fatigue
  • Normal psychological function

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