Paneer: Eat in moderation to avoid complications

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Why should you not eat Indian cottage cheese in excess?

Paneer is a type of cheese commonly used in Indian cuisine. It is a soft, white cheese that is made by curdling milk with lemon juice, vinegar, or another type of acid. It is often used in dishes like paneer tikka, paneer butter masala, and saag paneer. cottage cheese has a mild, milky flavor and a firm, slightly chewy texture. It can be grilled, fried, or added to curries and other dishes. It is a good source of protein and is often used as a vegetarian alternative to meat in Indian cuisine.

We all know that cottage cheese(Indian cottage cheese) made from milk is very healthy for us… but did you know that consuming too much cottage cheese can also be harmful? Since cottage cheese contains a lot of fat, it can have harmful effects such as –

  • Since paneer contains salt, the amount of sodium in it is high, so people suffering from high blood pressure should avoid eating cottage cheese.
  • Raw cottage cheese can also cause infection, so it should not be eaten raw. Make sure the paneer is properly cooked before eating it.
  • Consuming excessive amounts of cheese increases our bodies’ cholesterol levels. This may lead to heart disease.
  • Always remember that if you are consuming paneer, you should not eat cottage cheese at night since it has difficulty digesting at night, increasing the chances of stomach upset.

According to one study, a high intake of dairy products or calcium can also increase the risk of prostate cancer.

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