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Hi, which type of cheese do you guys eat ? I try and stay within the low fat or non fat cheese but they get boring. Is a cheddar or a regular havarti ok?

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I only ever eat full fat everything and that's since day one post op. I am so done with the mega processed low fat diet 'food' forever I hope. That stuff made me obese in the first place. I would rather have an ounce of regular cheese than a shedload of pretend cheese. Fat as part of a balanced diet is what helps me feel full/satiated and stops me eating for hours afterwards. So, to answer your question - I eat ALL kinds of cheese, just slowly and in moderation!

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Everything is better with cheese. Extra cheese.

Full fat, since I can't eat much of it anyhow.

Also from, well, day 10. I couldn't eat much of anything before that. The dairy industry's stocks went down as a result.

All things in moderation, including moderation.

Good luck,

Tek

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As long as the higher fat in the cheese doesn't make you feel sick, I would personally rather have a small piece of real cheese than a bigger piece of low-fat or fat-free "cheese". I can handle low-fat or fat-free milk, cottage cheese, yogurt, etc. But cheese is sacred.

There's a traditional cheese factory in Vermont, about 2 hours from where I live, with the most amazing cheese I have ever tasted. Right now, I can probably eat a pound of it all on my own over the course of a weekend. I shouldn't. I know this. But I could, so I don't buy it. But after surgery, I think I will. Who cares if it costs $35 a pound if I can only eat maybe an ounce?

Go to a local cheesemaker if you have one and buy a really small amount of the most insanely expensive, insanely delicious cheese you can find. That's my advice. If it comes wrapped in plastic, don't bother. You can do better.

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Mmmm cheese. Good. I ate low fat Jarlsberg from solid foods but I did revert back to full fat after a few weeks cause it tasted nicer. And would sprinkle Parmesan on my bolognese & in my omelettes. Close to goal I would eat Brie, Camembert, a soft blue if out socialising where there were Snacks but not a meal, A couple of pieces were ample. Full fat is so much yummier but it’s all about how much you eat each time & what else you’re eating.

Saw something recently about there being something in cheese that makes it addictive. I can’t recall what because I don’t care - it’s an addiction I’m willing to indulge.

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I eat all kinds of cheese at least once a day. A ounce piece of blue cheese and a chopped apple or grapes are my very fav right now for my last snack/ small meal of the day.

I only eat full fat foods with the exception of full skimmed milk. I have used the skimmed milk so long I find full fat milk too rich.

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I eat full fat cheese. My favorites are colby jack, pepper jack, and havarti. I can only eat a little bit of it, so I either have a couple of cheese cubes with some meat as a snack (I like hard salami or some roast beef) or I add a little shredded cheese to my eggs when I make them (I can only eat 2 now instead of the 5-6 I used to eat at a time).

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Eat what you enjoy the taste of. That goes for all food not just cheese. I eat cottage cheese because I like it. I eat tasty cheddars because they have a little kick. No point in eating anything that you cant taste. I have shaved parmesan.

Our food is restricted. Enjoy the things you can eat.

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On 1/5/2024 at 3:53 PM, LelePeanut said:

Hi, which type of cheese do you guys eat ?

EVERY. KIND.

im partial to the stinky cheeses (the stinkier the better...im looking at you roquefort) and love me a smoked aged gouda, lol. and a fresh cracked ancient wheel of parmesan is omg yum. oh and a really ripe goat cheese, or a super briney feta, a melty slab of brie with some jam...i could go on.

I heart cheese.

i'm with most of the folks here, no low fat, diet cheese for me...honestly, its not real cheese then.

small amounts is the trick.

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I love cheese!!! And honestly it depends on what and when. I keep light string cheese on hand always because it's just easy and doesn't taste all that different. I also will just take an ounce of full fat fresh mozzarella and enjoy it alone or with prosciutto or salami. I do buy reduced fat deli sliced cheese -cheddar, colby jack or swiss. I have part skim shredded mozzarella and a mexican cheese blend typically on hand as well for any number of things. Regular parmesan and 2% cottage cheese is a fridge staple as well. It all depends on what exactly I'm having them with.

Feta is also great - never ever buy fat free. It is awful and just a waste by that point.

Now if I am out and about, I'm not particular to seek out reduced fat versions, I will enjoy whatever as I'm not eating as much and I concentrate on meat and cheese and veg. Especially if a charcuterie board is involved as it is an easier picking - minus crackers and bread for me. Gouda, havarti, cheddar etc.

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I always have Sargento low fat Mozzarella string cheese in my fridge. I eat 1 a day. I try to stay away from other cheeses, but i dont obsess. If i want a piece of colby jack, i will have it on occasion. Keep in mind the full fat cheeses also have more cholesterol aside from more fat.

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4 weeks post and can’t handle more than 2 slices of deli sliced American cheese.

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Add me to the list of cheese lovers. I told my husband just yesterday that I should cut back on cheese (a little intolerance to lactose), an hour later I made a chaffle with gouda and herbs. It was so good. My defense- gouda is easier to digest. I only do full fat cheese, but I TRY to eat it sparingly.

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