Grilling… the healthy way

There’s something about the act of grilling that just makes food look and taste fantastic. There are always plenty of great options for savouring. The best part of all is, it isn’t just fun to grill, it can actually be healthy for you as well, if you do it right. By choosing foods that are low in fat, high in nutrients and full of flavor you can get great meals that are also healthy. Use marinades not only to add extra flavor but also to reduce the formation of cancer-causing substances on foods. A marinade containing olive oil and/or citrus juices can reduce the formation of these chemicals by as much as 99% and marinades tenderize meats and make a much better meal.

The most important thing, when it comes to grilling in a healthy way, is to follow some steps. First, keep your grill clean. A clean grill not only cooks better is is safer in every way. Trim all excess fats from foods. These fats are the causes of so many health problems. Use marinades based on olive oils and/or citrus juices. This is the number one way to stay healthy. Do not overcook foods. Not only does it take away the flavour, it also creates substances that may cause cancer Use herbs like basil, mint, rosemary, thyme, oregano, and sage to add flavour.

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