Ah, the Healing Power of Cheese

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Did you see that gold medalist Lindsey Vonn wrapped her injured leg in cheese?  It was an Austrian curd cheese called topfen, a high-acid fresh cheese.  Food chemist John Lucey notes that “milk is often used in Hindu medicine, and food-based poultices are applied to cuts, bites and bruises in cultures that believe in natural remedies.”  Really interesting!