Fat-free cottage cheese is recommended in most diets for weight loss.
It is a light and non-nutritive protein product. It can not only
eat for breakfast or dinner, but also prepare a variety of dishes,
for example, dietary cheesecakes, casseroles, salads and vegetable rolls.
They will taste no worse than those made from ordinary fatty ones.
What is useful curd for weight loss?
Fat-free cottage cheese does not contain fat, which means it has less fat.
the most extra calories, because of which we are getting fat.
The main benefit is huge
the amount of easily digestible protein, on average, 15 grams per 100 grams.
Why losing protein? During a diet or fasting day a person
losing calories from food, forcing your body to expend
accumulated reserves of fat.
But along with their own fats can be spent and their own
squirrels. Including those that give the skin elasticity, and muscles –
force If the diet does not eat protein-rich foods, weight
will decrease, but at the same time the skin will become flabby, and due to weakened
the muscles will slouch back, droop back and belly will appear.
It is important for us to lose fat, not muscle. Therefore proteins with food
should do a lot.
How to cook low-fat cottage cheese at home
For cottage cheese at home you will need
skimmed milk. The most popular way is to boil it,
add a solution of calcium chloride purchased at the pharmacy (10 ml per
half a liter of milk).
If you pour it into hot milk, it will spread immediately, if in
cooled down – you have to put the container in a warm place and wait
about a day for natural souring to occur. After
strain through cheesecloth to separate the serum. In both cases
the curd turns out to be harsh, in appearance similar to
More tender low-fat cottage cheese will turn out if milk
boil and put in a warm place for ripening without adding
nothing. It only takes a little longer to
the surface has formed a dense clot, which is then necessary
The easiest way is to buy ready-made in the store. Natural
low-fat cottage cheese – fine-grained, unleavened, with a slight sourness.
Pay attention to the name and composition: if it says “curd
product “or” curd paste “- calorie content will be much higher for
expense of flavorings and starch.
What do nutritionists say about low-fat cottage cheese?
Despite the beneficial properties of low-fat cottage cheese, nutritionists
advise to use it and other low-fat products only in
fasting days or during short diets. Because small
the amount of milk fat we are extremely necessary.
First, calcium is not absorbed without fat;
strength of bones and teeth. But in the life of a woman and without hard diets
There are periods when calcium is actively consumed: pregnancy,
breast feeding, climax. And how then to protect yourself from caries
But that is not all. Long refusal from healthy fat from
dairy products leads to a lack of vitamins D, A and E, to
clogging of blood vessels with cholesterol plaques. Dims
look, become brittle and nails bloom, dries out and loses
healthy skin color, immunity falls and potency decreases.
That is why for long-term diets for weight loss it is more useful to
low-fat cottage cheese alternated with cottage cheese 2.5 – 5% fat.
Caloric content of 100 grams of low-fat cottage cheese from different
manufacturers range from 55 to 84 kcal, and 5% granular –
from 88 to 103 kcal. If you count on the average portion of 100-150
grams, the difference is quite small.