Doctor Butchers: “harmful” lard and grapes are actually beneficial

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Doctor Alexander Myasnikov explained the benefits that foods that are often considered harmful can bring.

Doctor Myasnikov drew attention to the fact that they are beneficial lard can be a healthy product.

“Oddly enough, although fatty foods are harmful, lard is beneficial,” he said
The specialist explained that various amino acids contained in lard help increase the level of “good” cholesterol in the body. According to Myasnikov, “good” cholesterol acts as a purifier of blood vessels from “bad” cholesterol, which causes the development of atherosclerosis. By combining with molecules of “bad” cholesterol, it quickly transfers them to the liver, after which they are processed and eliminated completely.

“Lard is nutritious, satisfying and strengthening, although when consuming it, it is important to observe moderation,” the doctor stated.< br>He recommended consuming the product in quantities not exceeding 50 grams per day.

Myasnikov named grapes as another “harmful” product that is actually beneficial to the body. People are often afraid to eat it because of the supposed increase in blood sugar. The doctor said that grapes are just useful as a product that fights the onset of diabetes.

“Grapes reduce the risk of developing diabetes in those people who have borderline sugar. Precisely grapes; juice from it – no, any other fruit – no,” the expert said.
Myasnikov informed that grapes contain biologically active substances – due to their effect on the body, the risk of developing insulin resistance leading to diabetes is reduced.

Lean pork is also beneficial for the body. The doctor noted that it can be low-calorie and, in dietary terms, not inferior to chicken, provide vitamins and a lot of protein.

Earlier, the portal wrote about what eating habits lead to dangerous acute pancreatitis.

Important! Information is provided for reference purposes. Ask a specialist about contraindications and side effects and under no circumstances self-medicate. At the first signs of illness, consult a doctor.

Alexander Myasnikov Alexander Myasnikov Healthy lifestyle general practitioner, cardiologist, chief physician of City Clinical Hospital No. 71 (Moscow), television and radio presenter.