Nutrients in cheese
Milk naturally contains essential nutrients, such as protein, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, iodine and vitamins B2 (riboflavin) and B12. Typical Dutch-type cheese is made from milk and therefore contain many of the nutrients from milk.
How is cheese made?
Various dairy products can be made from milk, such as yoghurt and cheese. For many centuries, the traditional cheese-making process has been passed on from generation to generation. Dutch-type cheese is made from pasteurised fresh milk.
Cheese: a good natural source of vitamin K
Cheese is a unique natural source of vitamin K. In an epidemiological study it was shown that vitamin K insufficiency is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease in adults 55+.