Daechang Culinary Viral, What Nutrients Does It Have? | Good Doctor
The Indonesian people are actually no strangers to processed animal offal, such as chickens, cows, goats and others. But similar food from other countries, especially if it goes viral, definitely tempts the tongue to try it. Just say it daechang typical food of South Korea (South Korea) which has recently gone viral on social media.
Many celebgrams, artists, and ordinary people, aka netizens, then joined in trying preparations made from the internal organs of the cow. Offal has long been considered a less healthy food source, so what about daechang?
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Know daechang viral
Daechang is a typical South Korean culinary dish made from the large intestines of farm animals, generally derived from cows. Before processing, it resembles a large water hose filled with white bubbles which are fat.
In South Korea, beef offal is processed by roasting (grills) or as a filling for soup with spicy gravy. South Korean local people usually eat daechang combined together whichso this menu is often referred to as ‘yangdaechang‘. If daechang comes from the large intestine, then which is tripe (tripe) cow.
Which is the uppermost part of the cow’s stomach wall. Doesn’t have a special taste which enjoyed for its chewy texture.
Back to daechang. Has a high fat content, making daechang branded as unhealthy food. But precisely because of the fat, this food has an extraordinary taste.
When you eat it, you will be surprised by the texture of the fat that melts in your mouth, even when you bite, don’t be surprised because a lot of oil will spurt out of your mouth. No wonder daechang labeled as guilty pleasure.
What nutrients are contained in daechang?
A portion daechang cooked with a dose of approximately 28 grams, contains the following:
- 80 calories
- 1.69 grams (g) carbohydrates (9 percent)
- 3.44 g fat (40 percent)
- 9.95 g protein (51 percent)
Other nutritional content in daechang namely:
- 1.15 g saturated fat
- 0.18 g polyunsaturated fat
- 1.36 g monounsaturated fat
- 0.17 g trans fat
- 57.8 milligrams (mg) sodium
- 35.7 mg of potassium
- 133.45 mg of cholesterol
- 6.89 percent calcium
- 3.12 percent iron.
Percentage based on a 2,000 calorie per day diet.
Physical activity to burn 80 calories from daechang
After eating a portion daechanghere are the exercises you have to do if you want to burn the calories donated daechang.
- Cycle for 12 minutes
- Run for eight minutes
- Physical activity in the form of cleaning the house for 29 minutes.
How about beef tripe?
Beef tripe (tripe) also includes offal or internal organs of the cow. This is part of the cow’s stomach wall. There are four parts to the stomach wall of a cow, which means there are four types of beef tripe, viz rumen otherwise known as towel tripe, reticulum or beehive tripe, omasum or tripe jarit/book, and finally abomasum namely reed tripe.
Instead of beef intestine or daechang, tripe is better known as a general preparation in a number of countries in Asia, Europe, Africa and parts of America. In Indonesia, for example, tripe is generally processed as a filling for soto or known as soto tripe, then there are tripe curry, tripe gongso and many others.
Tripe has a chewy texture and not too strong taste. Generally processed by boiling, steaming, processed into soup or a mixture of making sausages.
The nutritional content of tripe
Tripe nutrition is actually not much different from the nutrition it contains daechang or bovine intestine. A portion of cooked tripe of approximately 85 grams contains:
- Calories: 80
- Proteins: 10 g
- Fat: 3 g
- Carbs: 2 g
- Fiber: 0 g
- Sugar: 0 g.
Also rich in minerals:
Health benefits of consuming tripe
Contains vitamins and minerals, if consumed in moderation, tripe can provide a number of health benefits for the body, such as:
1.Gives strength to muscles and bones. Rich in protein which functions to help the body repair damaged cells and build muscle.
2.Prevent anemia. Tripe is rich in vitamin B12 which prevents anemia or a deficiency of red blood cells. Red blood cells themselves have an important role in carrying oxygen to all organs of the body.
3.Help lose weight. High-protein foods like tripe will prevent you from having a large appetite. So this helps you manage your weight to stay ideal and prevent obesity.
Health risks of consuming tripe
Besides having benefits, tripe also has health risks, especially if consumed in excessive portions.
Following are the health risks that can arise from the habit of consuming tripe:
1.High cholesterol levels. Cholesterol content in tripe is quite high, for example, approximately 85 grams of cooked tripe contains more than 108 mg of cholesterol.
2.Oral health problems. If tripe is not processed properly, its texture will remain rubbery and even tough, this can be a nuisance for people with sensitive teeth to chew it.
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Actually consuming any food if the amount is excessive can cause health problems, including eating offal or internal organs of animals such as the large intestine and tripe. So pay attention to your portion sizes again.
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