Burbot - it is the only fish of the order beskolyuchih that lives in fresh water. The same detachment apply such sea fish like flounder, saffron cod, cod. Meat burbot has an excellent taste, taste like lobster. That is why in America the fish called "poor man's lobster."

 Burbot - freshwater fish of the cod family
 Burbot is a deep-water fish. Its weight can reach 18 kg, and the length of the body as high as one and a half meters. It is nocturnal predators, and the fishery is carried out after dusk and before dawn.

Composition burbot

Meat ling contains 19 5% protein, 0, 5% fat, 0% carbohydrates, and about 1% minerals. Moreover, it is rich in vitamins A, D, E and group B (B1, B2, B5, B6, B12). Many therein phosphorus and potassium. Small amounts contained magnesium, sodium and calcium.

Ling uniqueness lies in the fact that nearly 10% of its weight on the liver. Fat burbot, due to its low viscosity, easily digestible by the human body.

100 Calories, 0 grams of burbot is only 90 kcal. Therefore, it is without fear can include in your diet the people who are watching their figures. Since the meat does not contain carbohydrates ling, it may be used in dietetic food of persons suffering from diabetes.

We should not forget that the total calories of the Burbot is largely dependent on the method of preparation and the ingredients used. In addition, the nutritional value of the fish also depends on the time of year when it was caught.

Useful properties burbot

Meat burbot are not only very tasty, but also useful. And the liver of the fish is considered a real delicacy.

As with any meat of freshwater fish burbot meat contains substances that destroy thiamine (vitamin B1). In this regard, the burbot is best eaten boiled, because these substances do not withstand the heat treatment and disintegrate.

Application of burbot in medicine

According to doctors, regular consumption of liver and meat burbot, greatly reduces the risk of cardiovascular and neurological diseases. Furthermore, it is the prevention of atherosclerosis (cholesterol plaque deposits on blood vessel walls).

Contained in meat burbot substances improve vision, enhance intelligence and common defenses, a beneficial effect on teeth and skin.  The liver of burbot - dainty

It is very useful to include regularly meat and liver of burbot on the menu for pregnant women as it helps in the formation of a strong immunity in their future children.

Using the burbot in cosmetology

The content of various vitamins and minerals in meat burbot normalizes metabolism in the skin. As a result of this decrease photoaging of the skin, wrinkles, acne disappears.

Burbot to combat overweight

Dishes burbot are indispensable in the diet of people who want to lose weight. Many low-calorie diets, in particular, is widely known and popular Atkins diet is based on the severe restriction of carbs, as well as meat burbot does not contains this nutrient ingredient, it is best suited for them.

Because burbot can cook very tasty, nutritious and at the same time, low-calorie dish. To this end, fish fillets are placed in pots, add the dried mushrooms, chopped onions and carrots. Salt to taste and pour water. Stew in the oven until cooked.

A feature dishes burbot is that they allow you to lose weight and not feel hunger, so familiar to people who adhere to low-calorie diets. This is due to the fact that the fish in this contains a sufficient amount of protein, vitamins, macro- and microelements.