Sausages and animal meats such as ham, sausage, salamis, etc, are canned meat and have high popularity in many countries, eating them becomes part of the daily diet of many people. There are many foods in many countries worldwide that contain them: the sausages in hot dogs, ham sandwiches or burgers, salami pizza, etc. Currently there are a number of variety of these products, each country has learned to develop in many different ways and with different ingredients, there are countless recipes prepared from them, now seem to be one of the most consumed products in the world.
These products are classified into: luncheon meats, smoked, cured, frozen and specialty meats. In Spain, the sausages are classified as: fresh, raw-marinated, heat-treated, raw-cured, salted meat and other meat products.
Particularly, the sausages are made with the parts of the animal meat less appetizing as fat, the viscera, the "chubby", the skins, pieces of bone, blood, etc. All these elements are ground and crushed with certain acidic substances and mixed with certain ingredients such as flavorings, preservatives, sugar, curing agents, dyes and so forth, then, in the case of sausages, they are put in a container that can be made of the skin of the animal intestine, but currently collagen, cellulose or plastic is commonly used, especially in particular in industrial production.
Talking about the nutritional value of the sausages can be difficult because, as mentioned, to the great diversity in the current market for these products, and the many forms of development which give very different nutritional elements. However, although there are market companies that put the best ingredients and the best quality in the production of these products, it is indisputable that its chemical composition is common, which serves as a guide to value their contributions and health benefits.
As the main ingredients of animal meat (especially beef and pork) are not products that provide energy but on the contrary, they are consuming, causing drowsiness and a long and difficult digestion. In addition, animal flesh rots quickly in the stomach and keeps most of the time in the gut because these are long and have a circular shape, are poised to preserve food, they cannot drive fast but are in a state of putrefaction. This causes what is called toxemia, a collection of very harmful toxins and bacteria.
By containing animal flesh, all these products turn out to be a great source of saturated fats, which increase blood cholesterol and predispose the body of all types of cardiovascular disease. By providing lots of calories and a high amount of saturated fatty acids (40-50 percent), are products that easily predispose to obesity. Some say that "even a little abuse of saturated fats may be too" as well as dietitians say that the most sensible way to control the level of blood fats, and throughout the body, is a diet avoiding animal fats, and that it is rich in plant foods and fiber.
But well, as always, you will decide what to eat...
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