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The Benefits Of Grilled Food, Plus Tasty Foods That You Can Throw On The Grill (Grub With Hub)

Updated on August 18, 2014


It is very easy to make the wrong food choices, in this fast paced society. Fatty foods are easy and accessible to obtain.Drive through restaurants are practically on every corner.

Of course eating in moderation is key, however acquiring a taste for foods that have nutritional value is essential.

Nutritional deficiency occurs when the body does not absorb the necessary amount of nutrients needed.

Support groups such as the Food and Nutrition Information Center launched through the USDA, Provide tools which calculate daily nutrient recommendations for dietary planning based on the Dietary Reference Intakes.

This article displays the healthy food that you can grill, to help maintain a healthy life.

We Love Fatty Foods!


Anything Goes, Even A Bacon Sundae.


Trimming The Fat.

The wrong kind of food could leave you feeling fat and sluggish. Our fast food society makes it easy for a pizza to be delivered right at our front door. We have unlimited access to the wrong types of food.

Unhealthy food causes fatigue, which enables our body to function properly. Fast food makes it difficult to watch our calorie intake.

Watching your calorie intake can be a chore. Creating a plan that fits your schedule is useless due to schedules that are vulnerable to change . Entering your weight loss goal is a dedicated step that can be overlooked in such a demanding world.

Maintaining a healthy diet through vegetables and fruit will help monitor your nutrients without feeling weighed down through the fear of having to constantly keep track of your calorie intake, While keeping cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrate, fiber, sugar, and under control.

Many people enjoy firing up the grill during the summer and barbecuing for friends and family. Grilling is one of the necessities for summertime fun,and grilling is also a healthy form of eating if done correctly, Dietary specialists at the West Penn Allegheny Health System. Share that Grilling offers a number of healthful benefits, meats make it easier to manage a low-fat diet because it will have a reduced fat content compared to some other cooking techniques due to the fact that fat drops off as the food grills. In addition the cooking time is shorter which helps retain all of the important vitamins.

Important Steps When Grilling Provided by Experts: (The Observer Reporter)

1. Go lean. Replace red meats that are high in fat with leaner meats, such as chicken, fish and pork. For hamburgers, use ground sirloin or 93/7 percent lean beef, or consider ground turkey burgers. And for cheeseburgers, opt for cheese slices made with skim milk.

2. Get colorful. Vegetables such as red peppers, yellow squash, zucchini and eggplant are delicious when grilled and provide many healthy nutrients. Salads are also a great choice, using light dressing is important.

3. Add fiber. Barbeques can be made even healthier by adding foods rich in fiber. Serve meats on whole wheat buns, also consider baked beans as a side dish.

4. Don’t overcook. Health experts warn that meats and vegetables cooked over high temperatures may be exposed to carcinogenic substances. Charcoal is believed to contaminate food with carcinogenic compounds and release dangerous hydrocarbons and soot into the air.

5.Try cooking with a gas grill instead. It is cleaner. You can occasionally grill with charcoal, but avoid charring the meat and stay out of the way of smoke from the grill. Marinating meat before grilling can also reduce the release of carcinogenic compounds.

6. Avoid contamination. Don’t let food sit out for more than two hours. Preheating your grill for 20 minutes can help kill ongoing bacteria.

Never use the same plate and utensils for raw meat and cooked meat to prevent Cross-contamination. Scraping off and cleaning your grill after each use, to prevent bacteria and carcinogenic residue from building up on the grill over time.

7. Wash your hands thoroughly after handing raw meats.

Grilling Vegetables Is A Healthy Food Choice

Daniel Ray Chopping Vegetables.
Daniel Ray Chopping Vegetables. | Source
Vegies On A Stick Prepared by Daniel Ray.
Vegies On A Stick Prepared by Daniel Ray. | Source

The Benefits Of Grilled Food!

Grilling foods does not have to be something that you do during the Summer. There are many health benefits to eating grill foods all year around. According to most nutritionist throwing skinless chicken on the grill along with vegetables is a healthy route to go.

  1. Meats retain more riboflavin and thiamine which are essential vitamins.
  2. In regards to cooking meat on the grill the excess fats drip off and cook away leaving less fat in the food itself.
  3. Vegetables retain more vitamins and minerals.
  4. The high heat from the grill seals in moisture which keeps food tender so there’s no need to add oil or butter in the cooking process.

Tasty Foods That You Can Throw On The Grill.

  • Corn,

  • Asparagus

  • tomatoes

  • zucchini

  • squash

  • sweet potatoes

The Excess Fats Drip Off and Cook Away Leaving Less Fat in the Food Itself.

Daniel Prepares Chicken On A Stick.
Daniel Prepares Chicken On A Stick. | Source
Grilled Chicken.
Grilled Chicken. | Source
Prepared by Daniel Ray
Prepared by Daniel Ray | Source

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      Emunah La Paz 3 years ago from Arizona

      Hi Jtrader! Isn't I love Jamaican jerk chicken too I get craving for it every once in awhile.

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      jtrader 3 years ago

      Jamaican jerk chicken is my favorite grilled food!

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      Emunah La Paz 3 years ago from Arizona

      Thanks For Stopping by Susan Recipes!

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      Susan 3 years ago from India

      Thanks for sharing this interesting share. Voted up.