Useful components of gelatin
Gelatin can be easily purchased at anygrocery store. It is packaged in sachets factory 10, 20, 30 and even 50 grams. Inside the package, you will see poroshochek, grains or small granules of yellowish color (the lighter the better grade). If gelatin is reacted with a cold liquid, swells over time, gradually turning into a viscous, clear mass. When heated, the gelatin dissolves rapidly. Obtained by processing of gelatin connective tissue of animals, using their cartilage, bone, tendons, ligaments, skin, abounding proteinoids. a large number of useful components are concentrated in the gelatin, which positively affect the musculoskeletal system. This product has a collagen - an important protein structure linking the cells, providing the strength of cartilage, so the reception gelatin helps to slow down the degradation process (destruction) of the joints. Collagen gives the tissue elasticity, prevents the process of premature aging and wear and tear to the motor system continued to work to the fullest. In addition, many of the amino acids gelatin found - alanine, glycine, asparagine, lysine, glutamic acid, proline, hydroxyproline, improving metabolism. There minerals and trace elements, including phosphorus, magnesium, calcium and sulfur.
studies have been conducted in the United States, resultswhich clearly give an idea about how to welcome the gelatin affects the condition of the joints. In one study, participated elderly patients - 175 people. All of them for a long time suffered from knee osteoarthritis. They were asked to take 10 grams of gelatin powder per day. In two weeks, patients were reporting that significantly improved joint mobility, it has a positive impact on muscle tone.
In general, with diseases of the musculoskeletal systempatients experience severe pain. This is due to cartilage wear and lack of protein. Now problems in the joints, crunching, discomfort arise not only in the elderly, but also in young people. Gelatin is rich in collagen, building elements, it helps repair damaged tissues, faster bone fusion, and the production of lubricant. It was also found that when taking collagen, the density of its fibers increases, the number of fibroblasts in the cartilage, ligaments, and skin integuments. Fibroblasts are the cells of our body that produce their own collagen. Using gelatin, you will notice an improvement in the condition of hair, skin, and nail plates. This tool can be used not only inside, but also externally.
- Chicken aspic. First, boil chicken leg or breast, adding onion, carrot to the saucepan. Three minutes before the end of cooking, add your favorite spices - pepper, curry, adjika. In the meantime, take 30 grams of gelatin and soak in 200 ml of cold boiled water. After 40 minutes, you can warm the gelatin mass so that all the grains dissolve. Then add warm broth (300 ml) into this mass. Take trays for aspic, finely chop chicken there, lay grated carrots, greens on top. Sometimes in such a fillet I add boiled mushrooms - champignons, mushrooms, mushrooms. Fill everything with a gelatinous mass. Cover, when the contents of the tray have cooled, then send it to the refrigerator. Use cooked aspic for two days.
- Similarly, we can prepare jellied fish, such as salmon.
- If you love desserts, try the jelly from fruit juice or milk.
- Homemade yogurt with fast foodgelatin. For it will need 10 grams of gelatin, 250 ml Bifilife (Bifilyuksa, Bifidok, Snowball, sour milk), sugar to taste. In 100 ml of cold water (previously boiled) pour 10 grams of gelatin (if you want yogurt thicker, it is the amount of increase), let it swell for 40 minutes gelatinous mass of heated, stirring occasionally. Prior to boil in any case it is impossible to communicate - just a little warm up! Now when you enter this stirring gelling mass in 250 ml of fermented milk product. Add to taste sugar. You can add pounded berries (blueberries, raspberries, strawberries) or pieces of fruit (peach, canned pineapple), or a spoonful of flavored jams. Refrigerate well-blended mixture in the refrigerator. After a couple of hours of natural yogurt with no preservatives can eat.
our site is recommended during treatment with gelatin drink the infusion of rose hips, eat fruits, berries, vegetables rich in ascorbic acid.
Make compresses with gelatin
The effect of the use of gelatin into the manifestnot right away. It is better to supplement the treatment uncomplicated compresses when the crunch and persistent pain in the joints greatly disturbed. Take hot water, a good soak in it a bandage or gauze. Lightly press, so that the water did not flow in the future where it hurts. Fold the gauze or bandage in several layers so that then between the layers was convenient to sprinkle a teaspoon (with gorochkoy) gelatine powder. Immediately apply wet gauze (or bandage), "stuffed with" gelatin, on the affected joint. On top place the package, and then fix everything scarf. Wrap the affected area with a towel. This wrap is advisable to keep all the night. This medical procedure is done every day for a week.
About contraindications and possible side effects
Although it made of gelatin and naturalcomponents, but also in this treatment method, there are contraindications and warnings. Doctors do not recommend eating inside gelatin those suffering thrombophlebitis or thrombosis. Excessive use of gelatin may be a precipitating factor for acute kidney stone (or cholelithiasis) disease oksaluricheskogo diathesis. Excessive "the overlap" on gelatin may cause unwanted effects - constipation, worsening hemorrhoids. All this can be avoided if the diet to add apples, cabbage, beets, carrots, pumpkin, dried fruit, especially prunes, bran, wheat porridge. Those who are prone to habitual constipation,
it may be advisable to prepare a sweetmixture: scroll through a meat grinder 200 grams of figs, prunes, dried apricots, then add into it 30 grams of senna (pre-chopped and steamed with boiling water). All mix well. This weight must be taken every evening in the amount of tea or a tablespoon. Keep a jar with the mixture in the refrigerator, tightly closed lid. It is rarely detected in people allergic to gelatin-containing products.
Now there are many supplements with collagen (incapsules or tablets), they are expensive. But there is an alternative. If you buy food gelatin (which is a hydrolyzed collagen) and use it in equivalent doses, you get a good therapeutic effect, strengthen your joints.