In almost all corners of the planet egg was considered the source of life from which the World was born. In particular, it is mentioned in the Vedas as the "Golden egg of creation". Byzantine theologian and philosopher John of Damascus said that, "heavens and earth in all such egg shells - the sky, film - clouds, protein - water, and the yolk - earth...". And, in addition, egg - it is also an indispensable and useful product, without which mankind can not even imagine its existence. CHICKEN EGG REHABILITATED SINCE time immemorial to the present day birds ' eggs, serve as food for man. Championship give, of course, chicken eggs. But recently chicken eggs was charged with high content of cholesterol that has called into question the usefulness of their use. So many people have limited their consumption or even completely removed from your diet. But recent research has rehabilitated unjustly accused of a chicken egg. Eggs do contain a large amount of cholesterol, however, generally it is useful. And daily eating two eggs, on the contrary, reduces "bad" cholesterol. What is the use of this indispensable product. Eggs any birds have a lot of vitamins and mineral substances. For example, egg white contains all the amino acids necessary for human organism. In addition, it has lysozyme is a substance that kills and dissolving harmful microorganisms, including putrid. Egg yolk is the real source of the necessary nutrients and biologically active substances. In addition to complete protein, it is easily digestible fats. Rich yolk lecithin, which has a positive effect on the fat metabolism of the body and is a provider of phosphorus - indispensable for power supply of nerve cells substances. It found almost all vitamins, in particular: D, a, B1, B2, E, PP, and many useful mineral substances. Yolk contributes to the reduction of the gall bladder, stimulating the flow of bile. The egg is the only product absorbed by our body 97--98%. However, it is better digested eggs, boiled soft boiled, hard boiled - worse, and only partially raw (crude protein the body gets only the fifth part is eaten). Although eggs are very nutritious product, they are not recover. Moreover, eggs are found in many of therapeutic diets whose aim is to reduce the intake of protein. HOW to SELECT AND STORE the EGGS First of all you need to remember that the best eggs from chickens grown in the wild. If the box with eggs is marked, that the product is "organic", it should mean that the eggs laid by chickens fed with natural grain crops, and they were not given antibiotics. Buying eggs, you need to pay attention to the shell, it must be absolutely clean, strong and slightly rough to the touch. Glossy, though polished eggs, - an indication that they are not fresh. If the egg is unpleasant or sharp smell, eat it cannot - it is flawed. The freshness of eggs can be determined from the yolk. It should be homogeneous, wet and tight. If the yolk flowed, this indicates nusvieti. Or another way to test the freshness of eggs, not breaking it: you have to dissolve 1 tablespoon of salt in half-liter Bank water and put egg in it. Fresh - will sink to the bottom, stale - will emerge. Egg average freshness will float somewhere in the middle. Eggs should be stored in the refrigerator in a special box or container, putting the sharp end down, that there was pressure on the air cell" (the space between the protein and shell). They should not be kept on the inside of the refrigerator door, so as not to expose the impact room temperature every time the door is opened. Shelf life - 3 weeks. How to prevent salmonellosis. According to statistics, one egg from 7000 contaminated with Salmonella. So it is useful to follow the General recommendations in order to avoid the disease. * Always wash your hands before and after dealing with eggs (Salmonella live and on the shell). * Store eggs per pack in the fridge. * Wash with soap shell, if it's dirty. * Throw eggs with cracked shells. * Do not exceed the period of storage. * Avoid raw eggs. * Cook the egg up until and protein, and the yolk will be hard: eggs - 3--4 min, egg without the shell - 5--7 min, eggs, in shell - 7--10 min. TREATMENT EGGS * Tuberculosis. Take 10 lemons, 6 fresh home eggs, 400 g white honey and 170--180 ml aged brandy. The lime juice to fill the whole eggs, the vessel must be covered with gauze, wrap tightly paper and to stand in a cool dark place 8 days (until you dissolve egg shell). Then to warm up honey (up to 50--60 C), add the liquid and add the brandy. The mixture is poured into a bottle and store in the refrigerator. Take the medicine 1 dessert spoon three times a day after meals. The product is suitable not more than 2 weeks. There is a more simple way of making therapeutic mixture from tuberculosisand other lung diseases: RUB 1 tbsp butter, 2 raw egg yolks, 1 tablespoon of honey (from top) and 1 dessert spoon of starch. Well ground mixture to keep in the refrigerator and take 1 tablespoon twice a day. * Asthma. Shell 10 eggs dry and grind into a powder, fill it with 10 lemons juice and put in a dark place for 10 days, then strain the mixture through a cheesecloth. On 10 yolks beaten with 10 spoons of sugar and add 1 bottle of cognac. Then mix with a mixture of lemon juice and shell. Drink 30 ml three times a day for 30 minutes before eating. * With cold and sinus cook a hard-boiled egg, wrapped in cloth and keep it on the nose, while warm. * For breakthrough ulcer and his cleansing: 2 raw egg yolks, 1 tablespoon of honey, 0.5 teaspoon of salt, mix with the flour until the consistency of wet clay. The resulting mixture is applied to the ulcer, until it burst and be cleaned up. * When neuralgic pain cook 1 hard-boiled egg, cut it in half both halves directly applied to the place where it hurts the most. Keep until the egg is not cool. * Burns: 1 tbsp. vegetable oil, 2 St. L. smetana, 1 yolk fresh eggs well mixed, apply the mixture on the burn and wrap. To change the bandage twice a day. Or you can beat the egg and lubricate the burn. * Stomach ulcers, beat 1 egg 1 tbsp. powdered sugar until creamy, then in the small portions pour 1 tbsp olive oil, it should intensively to bring down. To use 1 tablespoon in the morning on an empty stomach for 10 days. * Baldness and hair loss. In the glass mix 1 egg with a small amount of warm water. Wet hair, tilt your head over the bowl and pour over the head with a mixture of glass, rubbing her fingers into the skin. In the egg that will flow down into the bowl, add a little warm water and then pour over his head, rubbing his fingers into the skin. After rinse hair, combing their scallops. To increase the effect, after rinsing RUB the yolk of the egg in the scalp and by wrapping a towel, leave on for 10 minutes, then rinse hair. Attention! People with liver disease to eat fried eggs and eggs with mayonnaise should not be. Those with gallstones, also unwilling to eat eggs. In addition, the eggs are no carbohydrates and vitamin C, therefore, some eggs in the diet should not be limited. Also, this allergen. Prepared Alla GRISHILO.