Steam cooking is one of the healthiest styles to cook any of your food. In fact, this method has been used by the Chinese in the ancient times. Furthermore, this method has known to have more health benefits compared to other cooking methods such as frying or boiling.
Here are 5 reasons to start steaming your food today:
Preserves Vegetables Nutritional Value
When veggies are steamed they are able to maintain their nutrients and as close to their natural raw state keeping its original color, enhancing the taste, keeping the juices and making it fresh.
Steaming removes the need to add fat or oil in the meat taking away extra fat and cholesterol. Also, it removes the fat from the meat. Unlike frying or grilling where the cholesterol or fat is cooked into the meat.
With some of the conventional cooking, a lot of the nutrients and minerals from any food are lost in the process. On the other hand, steaming keeps them all intact.
Convenient and Economical
Steaming is really such a quick and easy way to cook any food. It is economical since you don’t need to add extra ingredients to your food. It saves you time, energy and most of all money.
Keeps the Kitchen Tidy
Steaming leaves no trace of grease or stuff like that which other cooking method leaves you after cooking. Steaming is such a cool and easy way to cook plus leaving you no tons of stuff to clean.