Not only does goat cheese taste good, it provides a lot of nutritional benefits. Goat cheese is lower in calories, fat, cholesterol, is easier than many other cheeses to digest, loaded with vitamins, minerals and provides significant amounts protein. What's not to like?!
Goat cheese is highly digestible which is the result of the unusual structure of its fats. The fat in goat's milk and cheese, are generally made up of short-chain fatty acids which makes them easier to break down and therefor to digest than the larger long-chain fats of cheeses made from cow's milk.
Goats milk, when compared to cow's milk, are similar in calcium, mineral and phosphorus contents but goat's milk provides greater quantities of Vitamin A, potassium, thiamine and niacin.
A three ounce portion of soft, spreadable Chevre supplies a female with about 30 percent of their required amount of protein and only 246 calories and for men, who have a higher daily requirement for protein, a three ounce portion of Chevre provides 25 percent of their RDA.
Simply put, enjoying the rich flavor of goat's cheese (and milk), nourishes the soul, cleanses and pleases the palate, provides the body with a variety of essential nutrients and protein.
Try some of the many products made from goats milk today for the health of it!