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Have you ever gave up cheese and noticed an improvement in health?

Weight loss, better digestion, no grumbling stomach, better skin—things like that?

by Anonymousreply 6112/06/2017


by Anonymousreply 112/01/2017

Yes, all of the above.

by Anonymousreply 212/01/2017

You'll take my cheese when you pry it out of my cold dead hand

by Anonymousreply 312/01/2017


by Anonymousreply 412/01/2017

Then I’ll do it, R2. My stomach growls all the time, so it could be cheese. I don’t do carbs, but I do cheese. I’ll omit and see what happens.

by Anonymousreply 512/01/2017

Absolutely, OP. I gave up dairy and lost 30 pounds quite easily. My skin cleared up, too. I guess I wasn't made for dairy.

by Anonymousreply 612/01/2017

Nope! But I've had all that with giving up carbs.

by Anonymousreply 712/01/2017

Good for R6. Wow. Omg.

by Anonymousreply 812/01/2017

Given up bread. I go on and off cheese. But I did notice 2 months ago, I hadn't had cheese in a month or more and felt better; lost weight. I'm back on cheese again but I add it to homemade stews.

by Anonymousreply 912/01/2017

You're giving up bacteria as well as dairy fat.

by Anonymousreply 1012/01/2017

Is that good or bad, R10?

by Anonymousreply 1112/01/2017

You add cheese to stews?

by Anonymousreply 1212/01/2017

I hate to admit it because l loooooooooooooooove cheese, but yes. I try to eat it sparingly now.

by Anonymousreply 1312/01/2017

I am giving up cheese, I ate mozzarella sticks for lunch yesterday and was crop dusting everyone at work.

by Anonymousreply 1412/01/2017

I gave up cheese when I went vegan.

It's an odd food to just give up - unless it is part of a larger diet change. How much cheese do you eat OP that you would expect a significant difference?

Most uses of cheese don't come down to that much per serving. I guess a grilled cheese sandwich.

by Anonymousreply 1512/01/2017

[quote]You add cheese to stews?

The rind.

by Anonymousreply 1612/01/2017

i.e. the end of a chunk of parmesan.

by Anonymousreply 1712/01/2017

I may cut the cheese, but I'm not going to give it up...

by Anonymousreply 1812/01/2017

I gave up bread , rice and pasta and lost 25 pounds so far.

I eat some cheese and yogurt but not a lot.

by Anonymousreply 1912/01/2017

Who moved my cheese!

by Anonymousreply 2012/01/2017

Oh, dear.

by Anonymousreply 2112/01/2017

It's "ever GIVEN" for god's sake! Did you get out of the third grade, OP?

by Anonymousreply 2212/01/2017

I thought the bacteria in cheese was supposed to be GOOD for digestion...

by Anonymousreply 2312/01/2017

Cheese is the food my body hates the most, with the exception of cheese pizza.

OP, how do you react to buffalo mozzarella?

by Anonymousreply 2412/01/2017


by Anonymousreply 2512/01/2017

I gave up dairy and grains (carbs) and I lost weight, grumbling stopped in my stomach, hardly ever have had, sleep better, skin cleared up, my eyelashes, eyebrows grew in thicker and I’m way more alert and have lots more energy.

by Anonymousreply 2612/01/2017

^^^hardly ever have gas

by Anonymousreply 2712/01/2017

Not ANOTHER thread about circumcision.

by Anonymousreply 2812/01/2017

Giving up chèvre would be akin to giving up fragrant cock. So, no.

What is this nonsense about cheese being bad for humans. Its very very very old staple food. Full fat cheese is good and some cheese have wonderful bacteria you WANT in your gut. Like sperm, again.

by Anonymousreply 2912/01/2017

How about a little bit of everything in moderation?

by Anonymousreply 3012/01/2017


by Anonymousreply 3112/01/2017

So far, day one without any cheese. I feel good! My stomach is not gurgling.

by Anonymousreply 3212/01/2017

[quote]my eyelashes, eyebrows grew in thicker and I’m way more alert and have lots more energy.

Really? Wow, cheese is proving to be awful.

by Anonymousreply 3312/01/2017

[quote]OP, how do you react to buffalo mozzarella?

I’ve never had. Is it a milder form?

by Anonymousreply 3412/01/2017

I could probably give up cheese but ALL dairy? No milk for my coffee or yogurt for breakfast? What would I eat?

by Anonymousreply 3512/01/2017

I'm on minute 43 without cheese!

No noticeable changes yet, OP.

by Anonymousreply 3612/01/2017

Give it three months

by Anonymousreply 3712/01/2017

Cheese is pretty much the only dairy I still eat.

by Anonymousreply 3812/01/2017

I’ll give it three months. Looking forward to how I feel. If it allieviates bone pain, I will be thrilled.

by Anonymousreply 3912/01/2017

I’m done with cheese for life. Pain free? Sold.

by Anonymousreply 4012/01/2017

i started suffering gastro problems for 3 months in the beginning of college. was antisocial, passing gas all the time, stomach bloated, frequent trips to the bathroom, my grades fell. i couldn't figure out why. finally i made the connection that i may be lactose intolerant. cutting out dairy improved my digestion a ton, and i lost a lot of weight. i don't understand why (white) people are so obsessed with cheese. i gave it up very easily. i find cheese meh unless melted, and even then i only really like the milder/bland ones. the hardest dairy for me to give up was milk chocolate and creamy pastas, my weakness.

by Anonymousreply 4112/02/2017

It’s: have you ever given up cheese…

by Anonymousreply 4212/03/2017

How much can you give up before there is nothing left to enjoy? What's the point? As a wise one said [R. 30], remember the Greeks, everything in moderation.

by Anonymousreply 4312/03/2017

R42? Blocked.

by Anonymousreply 4412/03/2017

Yes. Gave up dairy, not just cheese and digestion improved dramatically.

Now if I have a slice of pizza, my stomach definitely notices

by Anonymousreply 4512/03/2017

Everything in moderation is BS. If you’re going to argue? Blocked.

by Anonymousreply 4612/03/2017

Yes, also milk. Now I can’t stomach the though of milk. The last time I had it, it made me ill.

by Anonymousreply 4712/03/2017

Block [italic] YOU! [/italic]

by Anonymousreply 4812/03/2017

How much cheese does one must eat if by eliminating it from the diet one loses 20lbs? That much of a weight loss has to do with other factors.

French eat a lot of cheese and they are not fat.

by Anonymousreply 4912/03/2017

Head cheese is very healthy.

by Anonymousreply 5012/03/2017

My first weekend without dairy and I think it’s dropped my heart rate—30 minutes on the treadmill on an incline at 3.0 speed and my heart rate is 90.

by Anonymousreply 5112/03/2017

I dropped cheese when an Ayurvedic physician of some note took one look at me and said 'you like your cheese.' It shocked the fuck out of me. Did I look like a fucking rind of cheddar? A gouda? He never said. I certainly looked like a tomato after he said it. I didn't have any dramatic weight loss, but I did have better digestion.

by Anonymousreply 5212/03/2017

R52 my Dosha is Kapha, and apparently having that constitution means hard cheese or dairy from cows is verboten (lucky for me, I’m not crazy about cheese or milk so it doesn’t bother me). Soy &nutmilk is also off-limits. Goat’s cheese is totally fine, though, so I’m told. Looks like it’s all rice milk in my future.

by Anonymousreply 5312/05/2017

Yeah most people don't eat that much cheese, but if you're talking about dairy as a whole it might help your digestive problems.

And cutting out diary is more miraculous for women than it is men, IMO. I know a few women who stopped diary and it helped tremendously with their lady problems, heavy menstrual, bloating, and other things. And most dairy alternatives are overloaded with soy now, which is not really good for men.

by Anonymousreply 5412/05/2017

[quote] I dropped cheese when an Ayurvedic physician of some note took one look at me and said 'you like your cheese.' It shocked the fuck out of me. Did I look like a fucking rind of cheddar? A gouda?

R52 He may have actually smelled it. Our bodies can produce an aroma as we digest & process dairy products. If you've always lived somewhere like the US where dairy consumption is prevalent, you probably don't smell it (i.e. your nose has learned to filter out or ignore that smell unless it's really bad). If your physician is from an area where there's limited consumption of animal milk/dairy, he's more likely to pick up on that smell.

by Anonymousreply 5512/05/2017

Can you smell that smell?

by Anonymousreply 5612/05/2017

OP did you check with a doctor? The digestive system is complex and giving up a type of food is not always the solution. One of my colleague suffers from Crohn disease and just had a part of her intestine removed. A friend lost the capacity to digest dairy after doing anorexia for a few weeks. Do not play with you health and go check with a specialist instead of asking on an Internet forum (come back to talk about the news for ex) , your health is more important than your weight or the condition of your skin, and it might be a symptom for something more important.

by Anonymousreply 5712/05/2017

I live by no carbs. Cheese is great!!

by Anonymousreply 5812/05/2017

I believe in no carbs, too now.

But I feel like I am running out of food ideas. I keep eating eggs, chicken and apples. Any other good, quick ideas?

by Anonymousreply 5912/05/2017

Cheese makes my hair fluffy and bouncy!

by Anonymousreply 6012/05/2017

My stomach had stopped growling.

by Anonymousreply 6112/06/2017
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