There are numerous kinds of cheeses available in the market. This dairy product is available in many forms all around the globe and is popularly eaten. Having become a part of most cuisines, cheese has gained recognition in the culinary traditions of almost every country and it demand is growing by the day. Unfortunately, obese people or those prone to weight gains have to refrain eating this delight because it contains a lot of fat! Swiss cheese is one name that comes to mind when talking of obese cheese lovers. This cheese is said to be low in fat and calories but containing a good amount of others essential nutrients and hence, is considered safe for weightwatchers. Even within this category, one would find many cheeses and selection can be made as per the nutritional facts of requirement of the dish being made.
One of the most popular kinds of Swiss cheese is Swiss Emmental. The cheese has been so named because it originated from Emmental region of Switzerland. However, today this cheese is also exported from other parts of Europe such as Germany, France and Finland. The cheese has a medium hard surface, yellow color and large holes making up its appearance. In addition to zinc, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12 and magnesium, Emmental cheese also contains certain bacteria that enhance the blood sugar levels and metabolism. In addition, it also lowers cholesterol levels and nourishes the cells of the colon. For preparation of low calorie versions of fatty foods such as sandwiches and pastas, this cheese works wonders. Its taste is not too sharp but kind of savory. Another kind of Swiss cheese is Baby Swiss but this does not come from Switzerland. Surprisingly, this one is produced in the United States but owing to some properties, probably the holes, has been categorized as such. Another reason that contributes to this classification is the creamy texture of the cheese. It contains holes, smaller than Emmental cheese but is smooth and has a mild taste. It originated in Ohio but is now popularly eaten all around the United States as well as in many parts of Europe and Australia. This cheese is an excellent source of protein and even though it contains just as much fat as protein, it can be a good option for overweight people working out to build muscles. While protein will help in muscle building, fats will be burned automatically with exercise. However, Baby Swiss is not merely meant for this purpose and is widely used in many parts of the world as a snack, in sandwiches as well as in molten form for other kinds of dishes. Very often, preparations for obese people that require cheese use Baby Swiss. Another Swiss cheese is Lacy Swiss which is again, manufactured in the United States and was invented there. Like all other cheeses, Lacy Swiss is also made using cow milk but more commonly low-fat milk and is quite similar to Baby Swiss in terms of holes but its colors vary from white to ivory. Hence, it is often mixed with Baby Swiss. Having been manicured from low-fat milk, it is an excellent option for obese people.
Thus using different kinds of Swiss cheese, obese people or weightwatchers can prepare themselves delicious pastas, burgers, pizzas and sandwiches and enjoy good health with filling foods, without starving or eating unsatisfactory bites.