NBC
Daryl Lindsey
May 10, 2017 4:53 pm

Cheese lovers, rejoice! It turns out your guilty pleasure – cheese on everything – isn’t as guilty you thought. 

Researchers published a new study in the European Journal of Epidemiology looking at the effects of cheese on the body. After examining 29 earlier studies on dairy consumption, they found that dairy has a “neutral” impact on the body. 

What does that mean, exactly? It means cheese doesn’t increase your chances of heart attack or stroke — so go on, order that pizza.

Givens claims that fermented dairy products might also slightly lower your risk of developing cardiovascular issues.

Of course, moderation is key to a healthy diet — but if you love cheese, there’s no need to feel bad about it anymore.

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