1) What are your thoughts about the study/findings?

I think people should include Jarlsberg cheese in their diet to maximize the bone health benefits.

2) What is Jarlsberg cheese?

It is a type of mild cheese from cow’s milk and is filled with vitamin K2. While its origin is Norway, the cheese is made with regular holes, as for Swiss cheese types.

3) Why does Jarlsberg cheese help prevent osteoporosis?

It is rich in vitamin K, which is created by bacteria during its production to promote bone health. Vitamin K also helps facilitate osteocalcin activation- a central protein produced during bone formation, which improves the transportation of Magnesium and Calcium to the bones. It results in building strong bones that prevent osteoporosis.

4) Is there anything else you’d like to add?

A part from Jarlsberg cheese, I highly recommend reliance on strengthening the bones through a change of lifestyle. It would help if you lift weights and eat  balanced and healthy food, including meals that supply minerals and vitamins for improved bone health.

Anastasia Filipenko is a health and wellness psychologist, dermatolist and a freelance writer. She frequently covers beauty and skincare, food trends and nutrition, health and fitness and relationships. When she's not trying out new skincare products, you'll find her taking a cycling class, doing yoga, reading in the park, or trying a new recipe.

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