For years, lard has been unfairly neglected, and reputation has reduced the claim that its content violates human health.
However, the latest research says otherwise. Lard is considered a healthy body. Of course, fat should not be overused, but it certainly deserves to be part of every home as in the days of our ancestors.
These advantages of lard:
in composition 40% butter is saturated fat, while, for example, 85% of cocoa butter is saturated fat. Most of monounsaturated fat in lard makes oleic acid, a healthy fatty acid that is used for the heart and is associated with a reduced level of bad cholesterol.
Not twice that oleic acid in lard is butter.
Lard has a high boiling point. More specifically, the structure does not change when heated above 250 degrees Celsius.
Therefore, fried foods in lard radicals absorbs less harmful as compared with other soluble ingredients such as butter.
Of course, consumption of fried foods in large quantities is not recommended, but since you do, do with lard.
Lard contains calories, but research confirms that it is saturated food product that creates a feeling of satiety. The advantage is that fat is converted into energy and aids in the absorption of vitamins. Fat contains cholesterol, which in the body due to the effects of UV light, is converted to vitamin D.
seems that our ancestors knew his way with food!