Eggnog (Engl. hoog-mug – hash) is a soft drink based on raw eggs and sugar. Belongs to a class of desserts.
There are several legends from different countries about the origin of eggnog. So in Germany, its creation they attribute to the pastry chef Manfred Beckenbauer. In Poland – singer of the choir at the synagogue in the city Mogilev to Gogel, who lost the voice, took the advice to drink a scrambled raw egg. But to it he added the sugar and wine. Thus, the drink got the all known name eggnog.
Subsequently, to the main components, people added various ingredients to create new variations of the drink.
Eggnog is traditionally a soft drink, but some bars and clubs add to it rum, cognac, beer, brandy, whiskey, or wine. At the same time, doing this gently enough to drink mixed evenly.
Benefits of the eggnog
Raw eggs that are the base of eggnog are full of a large number of minerals, trace elements and vitamins, essential for normal functioning of the body. These include vitamins A, E, B12, B3, D, minerals calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, zinc, iodine and selenium, a powerful antioxidant.
Eggnog is very popular for the treatment of colds and is good in the case of voice loss. Due to the high saturation of the protein drink (almost 14% of the daily protein value), it is worth drinking it with low weight and anorexia. But eggnog is a low-calorie beverage rich in the right fats.
Also, Gogol-Mogol contains essential amino acids Holein, Biotin and folic acid.
Adding the eggnog to the diet reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases, cancers, strengthens the hair, teeth, and bone tissue of the body. Cholesterol from eggs and the substance breaks down and allow you to bind and remove fat and excess cholesterol. Egg composition favorably affects the eyes and vision level.
The harm of the eggnog and contraindications
Contraindicated for people with allergies to egg yolk.
For making eggnog, use only fresh eggs, otherwise there is a risk of Contracting salmonellosis.
If the egg has a crack, dent, or a darker color than the other, then for the eggnog, they are not suitable because they can get the bacteria.
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