low protein cheese

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low protein cheese

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found what appears to be low-protein cheese, possibly a good munch-food substitute for normal cheese.

http://www.generaldietary.com/products/cheeses.html

what do you think?
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from the sites ingredients list for the cheddar variety...
Ingredients: Water, corn starch*, partially hydrogenated soybean oil*, whey, salt, casein and/or caseinate, sodium phosphate, lactic acid, sorbic acid, carrageenan gum, artificial flavour and colour.
*Produced from genetically modified maize and soya.
are you down with GMO soy? or even soy in general?

i wouldn't touch it but, i also don't eat munch food. i'm just saying though, i would think regular cheese would be less harmful than that stuff.
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Post by RRM »

If you must have cheese, there are 'real cheese' alternatives:
Gormas Ballarini contains only 1% protein
Mascarpone Polenghi contains 3% protein.
(Those 'cheeses' you linked to contain 3.5% protein)
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Well actually I've had no cheese to the past week now, so maybe this will be a non-issue.

I remember reading about those cheeses on the wai-site and looking them up. They look like cream-cheeses; is that correct?

Do they taste anything like cheddar/mozzarella?

I'd like to quit cheese and maybe I already have. But if not it would be nice to have something like that to segue my way out of the cheese addiction.
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Mr. PC wrote: They look like cream-cheeses; is that correct?
Correct
Do they taste anything like cheddar/mozzarella?
Between butter and mozzarella.
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Thanks everyone (btw, is it Kosher to make a dedicated thankyou post here? I really haven't thanked anyone who's been replying to my threads since I started on this board. Some forums get mad and consider 'thankyou's to be spam. Its probly not a big deal; people on the internet are just nuts. Including me) :shock:


Anyways, off topic, is Soy worse or not as bad (for general health) as milk? I have a friend who drinks Soy milk and I told him about Phyto-estrogen etc. but I said it's probly not as bad as actually milk. I recommended Almond or Rice milk but those aren't very available. Also it's just a curiosity; I have a hard time putting into perspective 'how bad' things are in relation, I'm pretty much 'fruit-good, everything-else-bad', and when I come into a situation where I have to choose evils I can't.
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You are welcome, Mr PC. :)
is Soy worse or not as bad (for general health) as milk?
Soy milk is a little less bad than normal milk, because, yes, like milk it contain hormones,
but it contains much less calcium.
I have a hard time putting into perspective 'how bad' things are in relation, I'm pretty much 'fruit-good, everything-else-bad', and when I come into a situation where I have to choose evils I can't.
Yes, i understand; there are so many factors at play.
Thats the easy thing about 100% strict; you dont have to worry about that then! ;D
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