Grilling & Your Health

Read this article before your next BBQ

It’s summer, which means lots of grilling outside. Did you know that any form of cooking that involves direct heat to the meat is dangerous?

A barbecue grill can be used to cook healthy foods — as long as you grill your foods properly. Barbecuing meats on the grill adds a delicious smoky flavor and your meats are cooked without adding excessive amounts of unnecessary fats or oils. Grilling outdoors also helps to keep your kitchen cooler on a hot summer day. And remember that grilling doesn’t need to be limited to meats – you can cook your vegetables and even some fruits on your grill as well. Pay attention to how your meat is cooking when it’s on the grill. Cooking meat at high temperatures (charring them) causes the formation of chemicals called “polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons” and “hetrocyclic amines” – both of which are linked to a higher risk of some cancers.  To read more click on the link,

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Ani Papazyan

Ani is a pain relief specialist and an educator. She utilizes advanced pain relief manual therapy techniques, functional nutrition, genetics, and education to help people overcome pain and do what they love.

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