Pork is the meat of domestic swine - unpretentious in the care and feeding of the animal. This is one of the most
tasty, healthy, quick to prepare and, importantly, digestible meat.
Noteworthy is the fact that in Islam and Judaism, the pig is considered "unclean" animals, and its meat is forbidden for human consumption.
Pork is divided into two main classes: the first refers back (loin), chuck, loin and ham, the second - shank, neck and part of the shank. First class is ideal for fire pork, roast and bake in the oven, the second is designed to prepare broths for soups, soup, pickle and other soups.
Caloric pork per 100 grams of product 263 kcal. Of these proteins - 83 kcal (16, 88 g), fat 191 kcal (21, 19 g). Pork does not contain carbohydrates. Being rich in protein, pork contributes to the development of muscle mass, enhanced development of breast milk and useful for nursing mothers, as well as people engaged in heavy physical labor.
The use of pork
Due to the high fat content, pork well regain strength and warms the body. Lard is less harmful than the ground: a part of the meat amino, iron, zinc reduce the risk of cardio-vascular system. Included in the pork B vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B6, B12), does not accumulate in the body and help the development of physical and mental health, so pork is recommended to eat regularly. However, the abuse of meats and it is not necessary: the recommended rate of pork, the use of which is not disputed by experts, is 200 grams / day.
As part of the pork also contains arachidonic acid and selenium - a substance that optimize cell regeneration, normalizes the work of the heart and blood vessels, as well as muscle and bone man. In addition, pork can be called a natural antidepressant: this meat helps the person to improve the mood of depression and defeat.
Speaking of the undesirable characteristics of the product may be noted the high calorie of pork and its products of meat - sausages, bacon, salami, ribs, bacon. It is noted that pork contains high levels of fat and cholesterol, as well as growth hormones, which negatively affects human health.
Growth hormone is the cause of inflammation, swelling, and tissue hypertrophy (obesity, acromegaly, a tendency to tumors), increasing the risk of cancer in the body cells, including malignant.
in pork histamine contributes to the appearance of gallbladder disease, boils, thrombophlebitis, abscess, cables and skin diseases (dermatitis, urticaria, eczema, neurodermatitis).
Eat enough well-done pork can cause helminthiasis - a disease characterized by infection with the human body parasites. One of the most dangerous species of helminths settles in the intestine, and its eggs through the circulatory system spread throughout the body. Once in the heart, helminth eggs can cause a heart attack, brain - memory loss, eye - blindness.
How to cook pork
In order to reduce to a minimum the damage of pork meat must be subjected to careful thermal treatment at a temperature of not less than 80 degrees.
When cooking broth is recommended to omit the meat in cold water - so much of the nutrients preserved pork.
If you want to cook meat, pork is lowered into the boiling water, after which the bird is cooked, covered, with a periodicity of taking off foam from the surface of the broth. The average length of cooking svininy- 1, 5-2 hours.