Endocrinologist Pavlova: how many pancakes can you eat at once without much damage to your figure

Endocrinologist Zukhra Pavlova told how to eat pancakes so as not to gain extra pounds. Her advice is especially relevant during Maslenitsa week.

“In fact, there is no healthy recipe for pancakes, you can only minimize the consequences for the body,” the doctor warned in her blog and gave several instructions.< /i>

  • Do not overuse oil: do not add it to the dough, do not add it, do not pour it into the pan.
  • Do not put it in the dough sugar.
  • If you decide to eat pancakes with caviar, then do not put butter in the filling.
  • Replace condensed milk with a spoonful of jam. Please note:  condensed milk may contain thickeners and trans fats, while jam usually contains only berries (fruits) and sugar.

As for the number of pancakes, eat no more than two at a time.

Pancakes can be healthy and nutritious, but their benefit or harm depends on the ingredients, method of preparation and serving size.

Benefits of pancakes:

  • Contain carbohydrates, which are the main source of energy for the body.
  • If pancakes are made with whole grain flour or eggs are added, they can be a source of protein.
  • Pancakes contain some vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin B, iron and calcium, especially if they are made with cottage cheese, fruits or vegetables.

The harm of pancakes:

  • Pancakes are high in calories, especially if they are prepared using refined flour and plenty of butter.
  • Pancakes may contain a large amount of fat.
  • If pancakes are served with added sugar, syrups, or sweet toppings, they may contain large amounts of sugar, which may be unhealthy, especially for people with diabetes or weight control problems.
  • Pancakes made using regular Wheat flour contains gluten, which is problematic for people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance.

In general, to get the most benefit from pancakes, it is recommended to use whole wheat flour

Blinis are a traditional Russian dish, often served with various fillings or sauces. Here are some of the most popular types of pancakes:

Classic pancakes. Thin pancakes made from wheat flour, they are served with sour cream, butter, honey, jam or condensed milk.

During Maslenitsa, pancakes are often prepared thick and served with butter, caviar, herring, mushrooms or cottage cheese.
< br>Pancakes filled with sweet or savory cottage cheese, often with the addition of raisins or berries.

Pancakes stuffed with minced meat (usually beef or pork), sometimes with the addition of onions or spices.

Pancakes with fried mushrooms, often with the addition of onions and herbs.

Pancakes stuffed with grated cheese, which melts when heated.

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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.

Zukhra Pavlova Zukhra Pavlova Medicine Endocrinologist