Food and Health

CHEESE

 

Benefits:
  • High in protein and calcium.
  • A good source of vitamin B12.
  • Cheddar and other aged cheeses may fight tooth decay.
Drawbacks:
  • Most are high in saturated fat and sodium.
  • Some may trigger migraines or allergic reactions in susceptible people.

 

CHILIES

 

Benefits:
  • An excellent source of beta carotene and vitamin C.
  • May help relieve nasal congestion.
  • May help prevent blood clots that can lead to a heart attack or stroke.
Drawbacks:
  • Require careful handling during preparation to prevent irritation of the skin and eyes.
  • May irritate hemorrhoids in susceptible people.