Cheese Boosts Immune System of the Elderly

Cheese Boosts Immune System of the Elderly

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cheese-wensleydale-jusben-morguefile.jpgEating cheese boosts the immune system of older people, according to a new study by scientists in Finland.

Researchers found that cheese can act as a carrier for probiotic bacteria, widely regarded as beneficial to immune health.

Scientists at the University of Turku in Finland discovered that probiotic cheese can tackle the age-related deterioration of the immune system known as immunosenescene.

(READ more at CNN.com)

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