Beef tallow facts

Beef tallow is made from beef or mutton. It is a saturated fat that is extracted from beef. It is a great substitute for fats in cooking. It is the concluded suet which is found in the organs of the deer and cow or kidneys. The tallow is purified with the help of boiling oil and water in order to eradicate the impurities. It is a solid which exist in the room temperature. It is also used in lipsticks, eye makeup, facial moisturizers, shampoos, face foundations, shaving creams, facial cleansers and soaps.

Name Beef tallow
Color Golden or white
Major Nutritions Total Fat (lipid) 205 g (585.71%)
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 5.54 mg (936.93%)
Choline 163.6 mg (29.75%)
Selenium, Se 0.4 µg (0.73%)
Health Benefits
  • Cholesterol level
  • Eradicates free radicals
  • Treats damage
  • Prevents hair damage
  • Maintains balance
  • Treats PMS
  • Eye health
  • Treats Alzheimer’s
  • Treatments
  • Strengthen muscles
Calories in 1 cup (205 gm) 1849 Kcal.
Traditional uses
  • It treats dry hands, cracked and also used as a moisturizer.
  • It promotes the collagen production and reduces inflammation.
  • It might cause nausea and gagging with vomiting if consumed excessively.
  • It might lead to weight gain.
How to Eat
  • It is used to fry foods.
  • It is also used to bake cakes, breads and pastries.
Other Facts 
  • It provides energy.
  • It is a lubricating for leather, wood and metal items.
  • It is also used for making soaps, cosmetics, candles, lubricants and biofuel.


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