While too much cheese is bad for you, due to the high fat content, it is full of calcium - providing up to 25% of calcium in the British diet according to the British Nutrition Foundation.
Cheddar also contains other essential nutrients such as zinc for healthy skin, fertility and a strong immune system, vitamin A for healthy skin and eyes, riboflavin and vitamin B12 for energy and vitality, as well as phosphorus for strong teeth and bones.
A cube of cheddar after meal times will neutralise the acids in your mouth and increase saliva production - which both help protect teeth against decay.
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