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Precautions and care with egg

How to properly conserve and whether they are fresh?
Eggs should always be stored refrigerated, and its duration is about 28 days after laying. They are considered extra fresh when term limits its consumption to 9 days.

It is advisable to consume only those who are in the shell very clean (sin fecal matter) and unbroken, because if this protective barrier is damaged, the entry of germs is assured.
This is very important to consider, since the egg can be a carrier of pathogens such as salmonella (enteritidis), Escherichia coli y estafilococos, whose main symptoms in our body are those affecting the gastrointestinal tract.

_DSC0165Now, also have to take into account, to recognize whether they are fresh or not. For this there are various methods, eg:

already cooked and cut vertically, the more focused the yolk fresher the egg, the more of this less cool side will.

when immersed in water and oil (whole) if the egg is to the bottom of the container, is that this fresh. If you become intermediately, may have been a week, but if fleet is kinda cool. This happens because the air chamber (space between the shell and the clear, formed by protective membranes) increases as the days pass, more air chamber, the egg floats and older is.

when the raw egg part, is considered old when his clear is very fluid, very liquid and yolk is flattened and inconsistent.

What is the egg-cholesterol ratio?
For many years the consumption of eggs was restricted, in those diets to treat and prevent high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease.
Intake was limited to 2 the 3 maximum units per week.

Now, after several scientific studies, these recommendations have been modified and have been banished.
It has been found that if a negative effect on blood cholesterol is the relationship between consumption of saturated fat and unsaturated on the dietary cholesterol, as erroneously believed.
Saturated fats are the ones to determine the increase of blood cholesterol. Recent research has shown that eating one egg per day, has no effect on blood cholesterol, always within the context of healthy and balanced diet, plus the addition of daily exercise.

_DSC0172Also it is important to know precisely the lecithin and unsaturated fats containing yolk reduce intestinal absorption of cholesterol in our body.
Therefore professionals should clarify that updated unit can be consumed daily egg, if it has a good health.

We conclude knowing that there are many factors that increase blood cholesterol, and all related to bad habits, so are these unhealthy habits and customs must be modified and not the restriction of a food as healthy as egg.

Eggs are the most common source of salmonellosis, the cause is usually chicken manure residues that may remain attached to the shell, if they come into contact with the inside and if you take raw. The worst mistake you can make is an egg wash and store several days to eat. This allows the entry of germs, that contaminate food and, likely, Diner affect health. Must be kept refrigerated sites: an egg usually breaks at the same rate in a day if placed at room temperature, the same egg placed in a refrigerator four days. Eggs can be frozen for several months. Eggs are commercially pasteurizados.Las country authorities often make specific regulations on the labeling of eggs on egg shells so that the consumer is informed about the status and origin of egg consumption.

Precautions when acquired
Precautions for purchase:

Do not buy eggs that have cracks in their shells.
Must be purchased in containers (usually cardboard: Egg Cups) aerated with their indications and consumer labels.
Do not buy eggs in the shell remains suspicious.

Precautions for storage
The precautions to be taken are:
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The egg is preserved, max, three weeks in the warmest part of the refrigerator.
Should be stored with the tip down.
It should be cleaned, much less water, must be left intact (unless be cooked at the time).

Eggs are capable of taking other food odors: must be protected.
Ideally, do not store them in the fridge door: its movement disturbs the yolk and breaks. His position is inside.
No broken eggs stored over a day.

Precautions in the kitchen
During handling of food preparation should take the following precautions:

Be careful when eating eggs that have cracks in their shells.
Clean eggs before usarlos.Tener care to remove all traces of the clear shell or yolk once opened.
Do not keep an open egg out of the refrigerator.
Keep the egg in a cold, especially in summer, is negative, the eggs are stored for more than 25 degrees Celsius. Heat accelerates its putrefaction.

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