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The benefits and harms of Egg-nog


The greatest value of the structure of a classic eggnog represent eggs. They contain a number of vitamins and minerals useful for the body and has a therapeutic effect. The main vitamins are vitamins a, B3, B12, D and C, minerals – calcium, iodine, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, zinc, and selenium. In addition to these substances they are composed of amino acids. The eggnog is the treatment of cough, sore throat, loss of voice and respiratory diseases associated with lesions of the respiratory tract.

Use this dessert as well prevents cardiovascular disease, formation of tumours, strengthens bone tissue and positively affects vision, condition of teeth, hair and nails. Eggnog is a dish recommended for people with insufficient weight. Despite its low-calorie, it saturates the body in animal fats and protein that promote weight gain.

Depending on the part of the dessert components, it may acquire additional properties, making it useful for our body, and if you replace chicken quail eggs, eggnog will be a truly healthful drink. 

Harm and contraindications of eggnog

Despite the benefits and pleasant taste, eggnog has a number of contraindications and limitations. It is not recommended to use for people who are allergic to eggs or any substance included in their composition. To refrain from this dessert should be the same for those who suffer from diabetes, liver diseases, atherosclerosis, and also has problems with the stomach, pancreas and gall bladder. Children of eggnog are allowed no earlier than five years. During the preparation of the dessert will note the condition of the eggs. Prefer only fresh and tested products, because eggs often become carriers of such dangerous diseases as Salmonella. If you found the shell any damage, better not to use it for making eggnog because of the eggs for him are not heat treated, and the presence in them of bacteria that can be harmful to your health.