Today’s Health Tip ~ Is It Time to Chill the Grill?

The Way You Prepare Your Food Dramatically Effects Your Health

Grilling, frying, and deep-frying are all popular methods of preparing meat and fish.However, during these types of cooking methods, several potentially toxic compounds are formed. These include:

    • polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
    • advanced glycation end products
    • heterocyclic amines

All of these compounds have been linked to several health conditions, including cancer and heart disease.

Healthier cooking methods include:

    • baking
    • broiling
    • poaching
    • pressure cooking
    • simmering
    • slow cooking
    • stewing
    • sous-vide

These methods don’t promote the formation of these harmful compounds and may make your food healthier.


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