Marrow has long been considered a traditional dish in Mexico, mainly in the northern region, however not many people know what is marrow. Keep reading and solve all your doubts about this peculiar food.
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What is marrow?
It is known as marrow, the spongy and whitish part that is found inside the bones. It is made up of osteoblasts, fibroblasts, osteoclasts and adipocytes, which have a primary function for the formation and development of bone cells.
Although at first it may sound like something not so appetizing, it is surprisingly delicious and has gained popularity in the world of gastronomy for its high nutritional value.
The marrow is full of good fats, although the percentage will depend on the animal from which it comes, it has been proven that most marrow provides less cholesterol than the meat itself.
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6 benefits of eating marrow
- It prevents and reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
- Contributes to good brain development.
- Improves mental health and prevents dementia.
- Prevents vision problems.
- Increases the production of white blood cells.
- Strengthens the immune system.
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Nutritional properties of roasted marrow
- Vitamin A, E, D and K
- Omega 3
- Essential fatty acids (DHA and EPA)
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Now that you know what marrow is and all the benefits it brings, you will have no shortage of pretexts to be part of your diet.
And for you to enjoy it toAt the most, we share some delicious recipes that are very easy to prepare, only in Easy Kitchen!
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