It is not only delicious, but also useful.
Salo is an animal fat, and he needed the body as well as vegetable fat. It’s not just fat, but subcutaneous fat, which contains cells and preserved biologically active substances.
The daily share is necessary for our body fat 60-80 grams per day, of which vegetable fats accounted for a third. Fat close to the vegetable oils on the content of essential fatty acids: oleic, linolenic, linoleic, palmitic — these acids are called vitamin R.
Still fat contains arachidonic acid, which is absent in vegetable oils, and need the hormones and the immune response. This is one of the essential fatty acids that are part of the enzyme of the heart muscle and is involved in cholesterol metabolism. These essential acids clean vessels from cholesterol deposits.
In addition to arachidonic, fat, there are other valuable essential fatty acids. And on their content (about 10 percent) fat faster than butter. That is why the biological activity of fat is five times higher than that of butter and beef fat.
In fat high content of vitamins A, D, E, and carotene.
If a person is healthy, pork fat his stomach is metabolized without any problems, without overwhelming the liver.
Lard refers to those valuable fats that are digested faster than others, as they melt at a temperature of about 37 degrees, which is similar to the temperature of our body.
Cholesterol in fat is much less than butter, and it is the creation of immune cells that protect the body against viruses. And fat contained in the vitamin e is the prevention of atherosclerosis.
When frying bacon, of course, loses some of its useful properties, instead of buying carcinogens and toxins. But warmed fat, on the contrary, is absorbed better cold or hot (deep fried). So it is better to warm on low heat.
MEDICINAL PROPERTIES OF FAT
Salo is widely used in folk medicine.
With joint pain.
Often fat works much better than a special ointment. Painful joints should be lubricated with melted fat (lard) for the night, laying on top of the paper to compress and further wrapping with something woolen. It is possible for such a pack to use and old lard, passing it through a meat grinder. You only need to add a bit of honey.
When weeping eczema.
Mix two tablespoons of unsalted melted pork fat, two egg whites, 100 grams of nightshade and one liter of juice of celandine. The mixture was thoroughly stirred, infused for 2-3 days, after which it is possible to lubricate sore spots.
When a calcaneal spur.
100 g unsalted pork fat, one raw chicken eggs and 100 g of vinegar is prepared ointment, which should be in a dark place, with occasional stirring, until complete dissolution of eggs and bacon. When the ointment will be ready for steaming in hot water is applied to the heel ointment-soaked cotton swab that needs to be fixed. Keeps ointment all night and morning with warm water washed away its remnants. For the treatment of heel spurs should be enough for five days.
Who can not
Fat is not recommended is in violation of the production of bile, which is needed for its digestion.