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5 Things You Need to Know About Protein in Cheese

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5 Things You Need to Know About Protein in Cheese
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The protein in cheese is high quality. It contains all of the essential amino acids, making it a complete protein source. According to the National Dairy Council, cheese is the chief dairy food source of protein in our diets. Different cheeses contain different amounts of nutrients and protein. One serving of cheese generally carries between 2 and 30 g of protein.

The protein in cheese is high quality. It contains all of the essential amino acids, making it a complete protein source. According to the National Dairy Council, cheese is the chief dairy food source of protein in our diets. Different cheeses contain different amounts of nutrients and protein. One serving of cheese generally carries between 2 and 30 g of protein.

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