Eating healthy foods is important to keep you healthy. There are several essentials things that are needed to make your food healthy (like cooking, storing cooked food), besides just choosing the right kind of foods. Ways of healthy cooking are often overlooked.
Healthy cooking doesn't require extensive or elaborate cooking methods or expensive cookware. Some changes in your cooking technique can make your food healthy.
Some of the cooking techniques that can help you prepare healthy dishes that taste awesome are baking, grilling and broiling, roasting, sautéing, steaming, stir-frying, using herbs and spices. These cooking techniques retain the nutrients and make your food taste amazing without adding excessive amounts of fat or salt.
Healthy cooking techniques can help you to reduce fat and calories in your diet—like
each tablespoon (about 14 g) of oil you use while cooking gives you 14 grams of fat and more than 100 calories. Just by reducing the oil you use to cook food can significantly reduce your calorie intake.
Changing your cooking technique may seem difficult initially. But once you get used to these methods it will become an effortless work. Healthy cooking ensures that your food retains it’s nutritional values.