Fear Not Fine Cheese

Fear Not Fine Cheese
(Shaw Nielsen)
From the Sep 30, 2020, issue

Whether you’re trying to lose weight or just stay healthy, dietary advice can seem complex and at times contradictory. It tends to be dumbed down to simplistic messages such as “fat is bad,” casting foods like cheese as the enemy. Fortunately, recent research has countered most of this fearmongering and allowed well-made, traditional-style cheeses a secure place in a healthy diet. Wine Spectator debunks some of the myths.

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