Does Buffalo Mozzarella make you fat? What is its glycemic index? Does it contain lactose? Is it suitable for sportsmen? There are many questions related to the consumption of buffalo mozzarella. With the help of Valerio Vitale, Nutritionist Biologist, we try to answer the most common questions and those most important for your health and well-being
Bufala Mozzarella and Diet
What are the nutritional characteristics of Buffalo Mozzarella?
Buffalo Mozzarella is a Campania excellence with excellent nutritional properties. 100 grams of product provide about 257 Kcal, 14.1 g of proteins, 21.7 g of lipids and 1.4 g of carbohydrates.
Does Buffalo Mozzarella make you fat?
Absolutely not! Consumed in an adequate diet and in the right quantities, it has no negative effect on health and shape.
Is it true that Bufala Mozzarella is lactose free? Would you recommend it to lactose intolerant?
Bufala Mozzarella contains a reduced amount of lactose, which makes it more digestible. Obviously, individual tolerance must be considered.
Does Buffalo Mozzarella contain cholesterol?
Yes, it contains small quantities of it compared to other commonly used foods: for example 100 grams of eggs contain a quantity of cholesterol equal to 3 times that contained in 100 grams of Buffalo Mozzarella.
Buffalo Mozzarella (Mozzarella di Bufala) and cow’s milk mozzarella compared: when and why is one better than the other?
The PDO Campania Buffalo Mozzarellaa as such must comply with numerous quality standards which, on the other hand, are often not applied for the production of cow’s milk mozzarella.
In fact, from the production of the raw material to the finished product, each step is strictly regulated by numerous regulations that make this extraordinary product acquire the DOP mark.
Is Buffalo Mozzarella more digestible than cow’s milk?
In some cases, yes, because on average it contains a smaller amount of lactose.
Buffalo Mozzarella and Wellness
Does Buffalo Mozzarella make you fat? What is its glycemic index? Does it contain lactose? Is it suitable for sportsmen?
There are many questions related to the consumption of buffalo mozzarella. With the help of Valerio Vitale, Nutritionist Biologist, we try to answer the most common questions and those most important for your health and well-being.
Is it possible to consume Buffalo Mozzarella when pregnant? When is it advisable to eat it? How many and for how many times a week?
Certainly, PDO buffalo mozzarella does not involve any risk for pregnant women.
Thanks to the strict production regulations, the product is microbiologically safe.
Can sportsmen consume Buffalo Mozzarella? When is it advisable to eat it? How many and for how many times a week?
Even sportsmen can consume it, clearly the needs of the subject must be taken into account. Being a food with a good protein intake, it can be a valid alternative to meet the increased need for proteins.
Can you eat buffalo mozzarella if you are on a diet? When is it advisable to eat it? How many and for how many times a week?
In a balanced diet, buffalo mozzarella can be safely consumed even by those who want to lose weight. The guidelines recommend the consumption of 1 or 2 servings per week. One serving corresponds to 100gr of product.
What do you recommend to combine with buffalo mozzarella for a balanced diet?
Being a food rich in fats and proteins, it can be combined with a source of carbohydrates (bread) and fiber (vegetables).
Buffalo Mozzarella (Mozzarella di Bufala) for children: recommended food? Because?
Let’s dispel a myth, therefore: children can eat mozzarella, indeed, they should. Buffalo mozzarella is a food rich in calcium and phosphorus, but also in proteins and fats, useful for the growth of the child.