The facts and myths about the melted cheese

It had a lot of cheese on the pasta, throw in a toaster to bake it or to be the ultimate option to go for a cheese fondue. How (un)healthy it is melted cheese on it? And what good is it to consume? Three of the experts to respond to five statements.
‘Cheese is good’

Cheese provides a significant number of saturated fatty acids in humans. And that is not good for you,” says Titia van der Stelt, a dietitian, and an expert in the voedingsplatform I’m a Foodie. “It would be a win for your health and if you’re structural to be a 30+cheese, or even a less fat variation you choose.”

“This is also true for the melted cheese,” says Marianne, Smoke, gezondheidsvoorlichter in the Stomach Liver Intestine Foundation. “Pasta, and the lasagna may have already high-calorie meal, less fat, and cheese over it to Polish it. Also, a grilled cheese sandwich with 30+cheese is healthier than a grilled cheese sandwich with a 48+cheese.”

Verdict: partly true.

‘The melted cheese is worse than regular cheese

“On top of the 20 degrees is the cheese to sweat, and then there are drops of fat on the outside,” says Van der Stelt. “Well, it’s not fat, just the fat from the cheese. Whether it’s on or in it, it doesn’t matter. However, for the production of cheese and often have a bold variant, because it’s easier to melt. That may be the melted cheese less healthy.”

“The melted cheese may seem to be worse, but it really isn’t,” says Smoke. “It doesn’t change, it will not get better.”

However, it is not.

Nutritional value of cheese per 100 g (Source: NEVO-online)

  • 10+- – cheese contains 187 calories and 6.4 grams of fat, of which only 4.2 grams of saturated
  • A 20+cheese and contains 246 calories and 12 grams of fat, of which 7.8 grams is saturated
  • 30+cheese contains 280 calories and 17.7 g of fat, of which only 11.5 grams of saturated
  • Gouda cheese 48+, contains 369 calories, a 30.5 g of fat, of which 19,9 grams of saturated
  • Grated cheese for pasta, it contains 350 calories and 27 grams of fat including 18 grams of saturated
  • It is quite small and contains a total of 262 calories and 18 grams of fat, of which 11,7 grams of saturated
  • Parmesan cheese contains 404 calories, and 27 grams of fat, of which 17.6 grams of saturated

The melted cheese is no worse than that of ordinary cheese. (Photo: Culinessa)

‘Of melted cheese is difficult to digest than regular cheese

“The digestive system, it does not matter whether it is melted or is not melted slice of cheese,” says van der wijst is professor of nutrition and diëtiek at the Hague University of applied sciences. “The body will recognize the product at all. The body senses the nutrient, such as protein and fat.”

“You’re body is already around 37 degrees celsius, so that the cheese melts naturally in the body,” says Van der Stelt.

However, it is not.

Cheese is hard to digest,’

“It is for the body quite difficult to deal with,’ says Van der Stelt. “The fat and the protein from the cheese will remain a long time in the stomach. A lot of fat in their body, this is a tough challenge and for stomach and bowel problems. It is, literally, heavy on the stomach. However, not everyone has the same experience.”

“The body can use fats to digest,” says Smoke. “But it is going to be the the amount of fat a meal contains, the length of time the digestive system it does. Consume a high-fat meal takes even longer. Some people may experience symptoms such as nausea, stomach pain, or diarrhea, are experienced after eating a high-fat meal.”

However, it is not.

‘You do not have to have a lot of (melted) cheese to eat

Large quantities of cheese, I wouldn’t recommend it. Not just for the exercise, such as sports or an active day to day. It can be a bit of your energy and money,” says Van der Stelt.

“You can have the occasional good cheese fondue, but there are still healthier meals to consider,” says Van der wijst. “If you’re right for an effort such as exercise, a lot of cheese to eat, your stomach. Not such a good idea.”

However, now is true.

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