Is Cream Cheese Healthy?

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When you think of cream cheese, what comes to mind might be cheesecake, bagels, dips, or frosting. These foods don’t exactly symbolize a healthy diet. In many cases, they are terrible for you if you eat them in excess. However, cream cheese is its own food; therefore, we should look at it on its own to determine …

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Is Creme Fraiche Healthy?

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Creme fraiche is one of our favorite dairy products because it is so versatile. It goes well with soups, fruits, sauces, desserts, and much more. The advantage that creme fraiche has over other dairy products like sour cream and yogurt is that it holds up to high heat very well. Sour cream or yogurt tends …

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Does Butter Have Lactose?

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You have likely heard about lactose as of late, but you may not know what it is. Lactose is found in animal milk. Specifically, it is a sugar in animal milk. People who are lactose intolerant or lactose sensitive either cannot break down lactose in the body or have difficulty doing so. This is because …

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Full Fat Cottage Cheese

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Full-fat cottage cheese is believed to have an advantage over lower fat cottage cheese because it is said to have the fewest fillers. However, this is not often the case. Many full-fat varieties have the same ingredients as their lower fat siblings. Ingredients typically vary by brand but not much with products within the same brand. …

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Does Cottage Cheese Have Probiotics?

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People have become increasingly interested in probiotics over the previous five years. This likely due to the emergence of probiotic supplement and Greek yogurt as the cool kid in the world of dairy. Greek yogurt contains probiotics in case you missed one, of what seems like a thousand,Jamie Lee Curtis Activia commercials where she touts …

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Does Cottage Cheese Go Bad?

Does Cottage Cheese Go Bad?

Many of us know cottage cheese is good for you, but it is only as long as it stays fresh. Some people ask us, “Does cottage cheese go bad?” and the answer is, without a question, yes. Cottage cheese is a dairy product which means it is made from animal milk. The majority of cottage cheese …

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Is Sour Cream Gluten Free?

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Many people ask “Is sour cream gluten free?”  To answer that question we took a look at some major brands to determine what the manufacturers had to say about the topic. Sour cream is one of those products that you cannot give a general “yes or no” to whether it contains gluten. Some have gluten …

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