Fresh crispy bun , lettuce leaves , pickles , onion and a small patty flavored with mayonnaise and ketchup — this is a classic portrait of a burger , the most common «fast» food in the United States , from which daily poisoning in hospital beds are tens of thousands of Americans
Hamburger is a kind of sandwich consisting of grilled cutlets, served inside that cut round loaf. It is usually supplemented with various seasonings, for example, lettuce, ketchup and mayonnaise, slices of pickled cucumber, tomatoes or zucchini, raw or fried onions.
The most common being «fast» food in the United States, the burger is not of American origin. Scientists attributed its authorship nomadic Scythians who put fried meat between two slices of bread. A New World «king» of fast food came with German immigrants: it was called, by the way, in honor of Hamburg, the second largest city in Germany. The official date of the first sale in the United States is considered a hamburger July 27, 1900 — the — the day the deli from New Haven to the city offered to buy ketchup flavored patty , » sandwiched » between two pieces of bread . Initially, this meal was the prerogative of the poor, but soon all over the country began to open the «fast food » places in which it was not only fast food, but the service and change of customers. These catering headed for operational baby food — and always busy working class at that time, they have become the best solution to the problem of where and what to feed the kids quickly.
Over a hundred years hamburger enriched various modifications and tastes. Today distinguish cheeseburger, of which necessarily includes cheese, chikenburger including chicken and fish burger, which replaced meat cutlet fried fish. And the results of the new trends in the global steel cooking vedzhiburger and tofu burger. The first is a vegetarian burger, and the second put tofu instead of meat.
«King» fast food not only helps to quickly overcome hunger, but inspires records. So, in 2010 the Serbian cooks from Leskovac prepared largest burger on the planet: a loaf of bread baked for him, which weighed about 29 kg and for giant burgers used 51 kg of meat.
Useful properties of hamburger
Unfortunately fans snacking on the go burgers purchased on the street or in fast food restaurants, even under a microscope you will not find nutrients. Products, which are made of a hamburger, including herbs and vegetables are usually not the first freshness, and about the dangers of mayonnaise and ketchup heard almost everyone.
Fresh hamburger repeatedly brought the scandal involving numerous poisonings. Even at the end of the last century, American manufacturers negligent earning on fast food, in the pursuit of future gains stopped feeding cow’s natural grass. They began to drive herds in close pens and give them grain with anabolic, contributing to a rapid increase in weight. The meat of such animals overly greasy and very dangerous for health. And due to the increase in grain prices in the 1990s began to feed cattle dilute sawdust, mud, manure and even the remains of dead animals. Deplorable results were not long in coming. In 1993, nearly a thousand children from Seattle after eating fast food including burgers, seriously ill, and 6 of them died. Over the next eight years a dangerous infection (coli bacteria), which is minced burger struck a hundred thousand people. This bacterium is mutating from a simple intestinal bacteria begins to secrete a toxin that destroys the lining of the stomach and intestines. As a result, 5 % antibiotics do not help victims, and these patients die. In addition, especially studies have shown that about 78 % by weight of meat used for hamburgers contain fecal bacteria.
This is exacerbated by unsanitary cooking «fast» food and tainted the products, which are commonly used for it. Burger, as well as other «representatives» of fast food, contains dangerous Tran’s fats and preservatives, which raise cholesterol levels, cause diabetes, infertility, ischemia and other cardiovascular diseases, as well as worsen the condition of the gastrointestinal tract, immune and nervous systems.