Cottage cheese is not native Russian food, but it has been with us for so long that it is hard to remember when and from where cottage cheese came into our lives. It is not known exactly even when he appeared at all. Most likely cottage cheese arose after a person first learned to tame animals - goats and cows. Now there is no substitute for this product, it is useful for people of all ages.
You can pick up and type of cottage cheese - low-fat, plain or granular, and even choose a recipe to taste - cheesecakes, cheesecakes, cottage cheese, casseroles, pies. By the way, British journalists criticized cheesecakes in response to a bad review about English food by Yulia Arshavina - the wife of a famous athlete. It is immediately obvious that the British did not eat our cheesecakes, and if they had tasted it, they would not have treated them with prejudice.
Types of cottage cheese and their calorie
Lovers of dairy products are very lucky, because they can not only absorb an amazing product, but also enrich their bodies. Cottage cheese is a great helper for maintaining health. Yes, and quite affordable. Caloric content of this product depends only on the variety and fat content. For example, a fat-free product has an energy value of from about 55 to 101 kcal per 100 grams. Cottage cheese 5.4% is already "heavier" will be - 138-142 kcal. And so on increasing.
A product that has 7% of fat content will have 129 kcal per hundred grams, 9% - 157. And what can we say about homemade curd cheese - it, made with your grandmother’s caring hands, is the most high-calorific, but the cleanest. One hundred grams of 20% domestic cottage cheese conceal 226 kcal. And despite all this, cottage cheese is an excellent dietary product, which hundreds of dieters have already tested on themselves. It is quickly absorbed by the body and promotes excellent digestion. Therefore, cottage cheese can be alternated with other dairy products in the period of both mono-diets and any other.
Curd and diets
For fasting days, you can also use the miracle product: 100-150 grams of cottage cheese with sour cream, you need to use this “duet” up to 4 times a day to improve metabolism.
But sweet curd cheese to reduce centimeters are not intended. They contain not only sugar, but also chocolate, candied fruits, high-calorie fillings. And be careful if you decide on a diet - cheesecakes and fermented masses can contain up to 26% fat, and this doesn’t suit you well.
Cottage cheese - a universal doctor
The richness of cottage cheese consists in a large amount of vitamins necessary for a person. First of all, it is calcium, which is so necessary for teeth, hair, nails, bones. By the way, bones strengthen fat-free cottage cheese. Vitamin A helps the body to resist infections, normalizes metabolism. B12 is a vitamin for vision, but D is responsible for the exchange of phosphorus and calcium in the body. And due to the unbalanced amount of fat and protein, cottage cheese is very useful for the brain.
We go further: Metinion, located in the cottage cheese struggling with sclerosis. Gastric ulcer, gastritis, hypertension, liver and kidney disease, gallbladder, pancreas - all this cures curd. It surpasses other types of fermented milk products in protein content and the degree of its absorption by the body. The assimilation of cottage cheese by the body occurs due to the high content of folic acid, iron, sodium, magnesium, zinc, fluorine and phosphorus.
Cooking curd yourself
To begin with, find the real village milk: there is no sense in going to the store, nothing from the pasteurized product will work, only you will lose time in vain.
Leave the container with homemade milk in a warm place for a day, then heat it almost to the boil, cool and strain through several layers of gauze. Squeeze the bag and hang over the pan to serum glass, by the way, it can also be used during the diet. Do not forget that the cottage cheese received by you is very calorie and fat.
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The first and main advice to avid curds makers: do not abuse your favorite delicacy. Cottage cheese also needs to be dosed - no more than 250 grams per day and no more than three times a week. Patient intestine is better to look with caution in the direction of the cottage cheese, because the bacteria that can develop in it, in this case, harm the body. In general, you should not be afraid of cottage cheese, it only helps us to be healthy, and, as you know, the most beautiful women are healthy women!