Pizza is an Italian dish, a round open pie with toppings. Probably all people adore pizza. It is very easy to prepare, nutritious and nourishing. In our country this dish is particularly popular and in demand. In America, pizza made a great furore and worldwide popularity, and the first pizzeria was opened there. Now, various pizzerias are open all over the world, in every city and on every corner.
Pizza is a delicacy for many people who love a good meal or a quick snack. What a bliss and pleasure it is to sit with your family and friends in your favorite cafe and eat hot pizza. Most people wonder how bad pizza is and how good it is. Since it has both harmful and beneficial properties for human health and all people love it.
The benefits of pizza is that the toppings in almost every dish include tomato, cheese. The tomato contains lipolin, which gives the tomato a rich color, rich in antioxidants and helps prevent cardiovascular disease and cancer. The cheese in the pizza is an enrichment in the dish’s calcium intake. Since cheese is a dairy product that has the most calcium in its composition. If you eat pizza often, you have about 60% less chance of getting esophageal cancer. The pizza dough is most often made from wheat flour. In turn, wheat contains bran and endosperm, which are enriched with antioxidants, have antioxidant properties. With this, the human body protects itself.
If the pizza toppings include smoked meats (sausages, cured meats, bacon, smoked fish and other products), meat, vegetable oil, eggs, cheese, tomato paste, and fish, then this dish is heavily saturated with carbohydrates and fats. Also the salt in smoked meats and cheeses strikes a blow to the kidneys and the digestive system. It is not in vain that they say: “Salt is white death”; you should use less of it. These products impair digestion and pollute the human body, and then there are problems of the cardiovascular system, obesity and high blood pressure. That is, eating pizza, which is rich in fat, calories and smoked foods clearly can not be good for the human body.
Therefore, today there are many ways for pizza to bring only health benefits. To do this, it is best to prepare the dish at home and throw in the toppings of healthy, low-calorie products. It is best to use rye flour or coarse flour without yeast for the dough. The dough can be made on kefir. In the stuffing add more fresh vegetables such as: tomatoes, spinach, cabbage, bell peppers, chili peppers, use lean cheese, fish, turkey meat, seafood. Eating pizza is best with salads of fresh vegetables, with lettuce leaves and greens. Then the consumption of pizza will not be harmful. Replace ketchups, mayonnaises and various fatty sauces, for example, with a mixture of fresh vegetables. If you cook pizza according to the right recipe, it will be very healthy and rich in vitamins. Of course, that this dish is high-calorie, but with moderate consumption will bring only benefits for the body.
If you are obese, you should eat only low-calorie pizza and in smaller quantities, especially if it is a child, so that there will be no problems with excess weight.
Stress hormone leads in most cases to heart attacks, so if you adore pizza and it gives you pleasure, then eat it only for health and pleasure, and even better in the company of friends, family and friends.