Lard in small quantities is undoubtedly useful for the body . This product contains vitamins A, D, E, PP, C, group B, there are proteins, minerals such as potassium, calcium, zinc, phosphorus, sodium, iron, magnesium, selenium. The calorie content of 100 g of fat is 770-810 cal. Its biological activity is almost five times greater than that of butter. Pork fat is remarkably absorbed because melts at human temperature body. This product is simply necessary for the body to maintain tone and immunity in the cold season. In lard there is arachidonic acid - a substance necessary for the full functioning of the brain, heart , adrenal gland. With its lack in the body, inflammation more often appears. In general, a person needs a certain amount of polyunsaturated, saturated and monounsaturated fatty acids with food. Their optimal combination contains only peanut and olive oil, as well as lard. With moderate consumption, the product is able to remove toxins from the body. Lard with garlic cleanses blood vessels from cholesterol. The use of lard is the prevention of cancer, contributes to recovery from diseases of the lungs, liver. Traditional medicine recommends using lard to improve joint mobility (with injuries), toothache, with weeping eczema, and also from a hangover. In order for lard to be beneficial for the body, you need to eat no more than 100 grams of this product per day. At the same time, salted pork fat should be combined with brown bread, vegetables, seasoned with sunflower oil (unrefined) and / or apple (grape) vinegar. Contraindication to the use of lard is a chronic liver disease. If there are other problems with the body, you should definitely consult a doctor about this product.