Scary Facts about Cheese

October 29, 2017
  • Cheese is packed with calories leading to weight gain and obesity.
  • Cheese is made of concentrated dairy proteins, particularly casein, the most significant carcinogen we consume. 
  • Cheese is packed with cholesterol and saturated fat, the “bad fat” that raises cholesterol levels and increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Cheese has high salt content which contributes to high blood pressure. 
  • Cheese contains concentrated opiates that tend to get and keep cheese eaters hooked.
  • Cheese contains hormones causing human hormone imbalances. 
  • Cheese has been identified as the cause of respiratory problems like asthma, bronchitis and ear infections.
  • Cheese can trigger migraines.
  • Cheese underlies rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis. 
  • Cheese with it’s concentrated dairy proteins are implicated in acne causation.
  • Cheese is suspected in childhood chronic digestive problems.
  • Cheese production relies on grotesque animal brutality.
  • Cheese making is responsible for massive environmental degradation. 
  • Cheese production is a major contributor to global climate change.

 Learn more about the facts above in the following books:

The Cheese Trap by Neal Barnard, MD

The China Study by T Colin Campbell, PhD and Thomas Campbell, MD

How Not to Die by Michael Greger, MD 

The Healthiest Diet on the Planet by John McDougall, MD, and Mary McDougall 

This Cheese is Nuts by Julie Piatt

The World Peace Diet by Will Tuttle, PhD


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