Is Cheese Good for You?


  • Cheese may help children eat more fruits, vegetables and whole grains when added or eaten with these foods.
  • Cheese contributes high-quality protein as well as calcium, phosphorus and vitamin A to the diet.
  • Reduced-fat cheese provides the same essential nutrients as regular cheese and tastes great.


Here’s a closer look at how the essential nutrients in one serving of cheese and how each benefits the body